March 11, 2004
On March 10, 2004, HILDA M. (nee Bull), beloved wife of Robert J. "Jimmy" Vallonga, Sr., devoted mother of Robert J. Vallonga, Jr., Cathie Norris, Bethany Jacob, Vallerie Vallonga, Jeffrey Vallonga and Kim Sullivan. Loving grandmother of Brandon, Ellen, Olivia, Jeffrey, Jr., Kyle, Gavin and Desha Friends are invited to call at the Burgee-Henss-Seitz Funeral Home, Inc., 3631 Falls Road, on Thursday and Friday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M. Services on Saturday at 10 A.M. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Free Methodist Church, 3441 Keswick Road, 21211 in Mrs. Vallonga's name.
January 15, 2005
On January 14, 2005, HOWARD D. WHITTINGTON; beloved husband of Rosetta J. Whittington; devoted father of Ronald H. Whittington; loving brother of Jack Whittington, Joanne Noble and the late James (Bill) Whittington, Jr., and Janice Kreager. Friends are invited to call at the Burgee-Henss-Seitz Funeral Home, Inc., 3631 Falls Road, on Sunday from 3 to 6 P.M. Services will be held on Monday at 10 A.M. at the Keswick Multi Care Center Auditorium, 700 W. 40th Street. Interment in Wiseburg Cemetery.
April 29, 1996
The new position of Andrea A. Braid was reported incorrectly in The Sun on April 29. Braid is executive director/chief executive officer of Keswick.The Sun regrets the error.HealthKeswick center appoints Braid executive directorThe Keswick, a multicare center, announced the appointment of Andrea A. Braid as executive director and chief financial officer of the North Baltimore nursing, assisted living and adult day care facility. Before joining the Keswick, she was with Medlantic at Layhill, in Silver Spring and is a former vice president at Good Samaritan Hospital.
March 21, 1994
Claire A. JohnsonSocial Security workerClaire Allen Johnson, a retired field representative for the Social Security Administration, died Feb. 21 of heart failure at Keswick, where he had lived since November. He was 65.After working as a speech therapist in public schools in Illinois and Arizona, Mr. Johnson went to work for the Social Security Administration in San Mateo, Calif., in the mid-1960s. He was transferred to Baltimore in 1968.After his retirement in 1988, Mr. Johnson traveled throughout the world.
June 10, 1991
OlympicsSelection of the host city for the 1998 Winter Olympics and South Africa's bid for reinstatement will be the major topics this week at the International Olympic Committee meetings in Birmingham, England. The policy-making Executive Board of the IOC begins two days of closed-door talks today, and the full IOC opens its 97th session Wednesday after a ceremony led by Queen Elizabeth II.The centerpiece of the gathering will be Saturday's vote on the 1998 Games. Five cities are in the running: Salt Lake City, Utah; Nagano, Japan; Ostersund, Sweden; Aosta, Italy, and Jaca, Spain.
January 15, 2008
Jannie L. Campbell, a retired factory worker and housekeeper, died in her sleep Saturday at Keswick Multi-Care Center. She was 85. Jannie Lue Terry was born and raised in Hodges, S.C. After graduating from high school in 1940, she moved to Baltimore with a sister. Mrs. Campbell worked at W.E. Hooper and later was a housekeeper for several decades before retiring in the early 1980s. The longtime Rogers Avenue resident, who had moved to Keswick last year, was a member for 67 years of Gillis Memorial Christian Community Church, where she co-founded several groups, including Just Us Girls and the Friendly Group.
May 10, 2002
Susan J. Adams, a homemaker, volunteer and former Guilford resident, died May 3 of respiratory failure at the Broadmead retirement community in Cockeysville. She was 92. Susan Jeffers was born in Fort Thomas, Ky., and raised in Columbus, Ohio. She was a 1926 graduate of National Park Seminary, a Washington private school, and attended Ohio State University. She worked several years as a secretary in Baltimore before her 1938 marriage to Clarence T. Adams, who died in 1988. Mrs. Adams had volunteered for more than 40 years and was a board member at the old Keswick Home for Incurables, now Keswick Multi-Care Center.
January 13, 2006
MARIE ERNANDES HENRY, 81. We mourn the loss of our dearly beloved matriarch MARIE ERNANDES HENRY, who passed away on January 7, 2006, at the Keswick Home in Baltimore, Maryland where she had lived for the past 24 years. As well as playing a central role in the lives of her family, Marie played an important role in the workings and social life at the Home, becoming a friend and counselor to many. Always young at heart, she was President of the Young at Hearts Club and being a true leader, she served as Vice President of the Home's residents' committee.
January 19, 2009
No compromise found for Keswick proposal The letter from the CEO of the Keswick Multi-Care Center misses the mark about preserving green space in Roland Park ("Care center will save open space, create jobs," Jan. 2). Keswick is trying to clear the zoning obstacles so that it can construct a massive independent-living and nursing facility on 17 acres of land now owned by the Baltimore Country Club. But the proposed development is so large and out of scale for the location that it would require either a fundamental rezoning or a planned unit development (PUD)
February 18, 1993
Falcone joins staff at Keswick Nursing HomeGarret A. Falcone has joined Keswick Nursing Home as executive director.Mr. Falcone, a 43-year-old Eldersburg resident, comes to Keswick following a two-year stint as executive director of Augsburg Lutheran Home and Village in Baltimore.He previously served as associate administrator and assistant administrator of Greater Laurel Beltsville Hospital. He also worked at the Columbia Greene Medical Center in Catskill, N.Y., for eight years as manager of cardiopulmonary services, assistant administrator and administrator for long-term care.