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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | January 7, 2014
Herbert Charles Wagner, a retired pharmacist, died Dec. 21 at Sinai Hospital after suffering a fall a week earlier. He was 82 and lived at the Kensington Park Retirement Community. Born in Baltimore and raised in Forest Park, he was the son of Raphael "Ray" Wagner, a pharmacist who owned a business adjacent to the Hippodrome Theatre, and Rose Waller Wagner, a teacher. He attended the Robert E. Lee School, No. 49, and was a 1948 City College graduate. He earned a degree in biology at the Johns Hopkins University.
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | January 7, 2014
Herbert Charles Wagner, a retired pharmacist, died Dec. 21 at Sinai Hospital after suffering a fall a week earlier. He was 82 and lived at the Kensington Park Retirement Community. Born in Baltimore and raised in Forest Park, he was the son of Raphael "Ray" Wagner, a pharmacist who owned a business adjacent to the Hippodrome Theatre, and Rose Waller Wagner, a teacher. He attended the Robert E. Lee School, No. 49, and was a 1948 City College graduate. He earned a degree in biology at the Johns Hopkins University.
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November 14, 2005
On Friday, November 11, 2005, EDWIN PAUL SCHUNICK; beloved husband of the late Honey Schunick (nee Harrison); devoted father of Elyse Schunick of Randallstown, Md and Gordon Schunick of Los Gatos, CA; devoted brother of the late Florence Silverman, Dr. William Schunick and Morton Schunick. Funeral service and interment are private at the convenience of the family. Please omit flowers. The family has directed all contributions to Associated Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore, 101 W. Mt. Royal Avenue, Baltimore, MD (21201)
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May 12, 2005
On May 7, 2005 LOENA A. DRYDEN "Peggy" of Hyattsville, MD, wife of the late Leslie Powell Dryden, loving mother of Leona Baumgart of Los Gatos, CA, Ann Scoles of Hyattsville, MD and Barbara Meehan of Brookeville, MD, sister of Dorothy King, grandmother of Shawn Scoles, Damian Scoles, Kevin Meehan, Stephen Baumgart, Michael Meehan and David Baumgart, great-grandmother of Nicholas Scoles and Sarah Scoles. Relatives and Friends may call at GASCH'S FUNERAL HOME, P.A., 4739 Baltimore Ave., Hyattsville, MD on Friday, May 13 10AM to 12 Noon, where Services will be held at 12 Noon.
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By Richard Gorelick and The Baltimore Sun | March 12, 2012
Two Maryland restaurants - Cindy Wolf's Charleston in Baltimore and Briand Voltaggio's Volt in Frederick - are on a newly published list of the Top 100 Restaurants in America. The fifth annual Top 100 Restaurants in America for 2012 were determined by the Opinionated About Dining Survey, for which more than 3,000 registered voters contributed more than 70,000 reviews. Charleston placed 64th and Volt placed 72nd. The survey, which is published by the Opinionated About Dining blog, relies on the opinons of passionate diners who describe how strongly they would recommend a restaurant and why. Here are the survey's top 10 restaurants.
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September 26, 2004
ROBERT JAMES WHITE, Age 73, of Gold Finch Ln., Newland the Land Harbor community and Beverly Hills, FL, died Thursday, September 23, 2004 at his residence in Land Harbor. He was born in El Paso, TX, the son of the late Robert Horace and Hester Bagby White. Mr. White was educated at the University of Arizona where he was a member of the Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity. He retired from U.S.F. & G. Insurance Company where he served as the Executive Claims Adjuster in Baltimore, MD. He was a veteran of the US Air Force having served as a Lieutenant and President of the Land Harbor Tennis Club.
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January 20, 1998
Melvin Hartung Levy, 81, designed kitchensMelvin Hartung Levy, who retired in 1986 as a designer of kitchens and bathrooms, died of leukemia Jan. 13 at Sinai Hospital. He was 81 and lived in Milford Mill.The native of Tuscon, Ariz., was raised in Harlingen, Texas. Interested in electronics and a ham radio operator, he opened Mel's Radio and Appliance Repair in Harlingen in the late 1930s."It was in 1940 when he picked up signals that were going to Argentina and then to Germany. He reported them to the FBI, which led to the arrest of a German agent who was posing as a counselor at a local camp," said a stepdaughter, Stephanie Whippo-Gotschall of Reisterstown.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen | May 6, 2009
Kenneth David Mitchell, a retired office manager and World War II veteran, died Friday at a nursing home in Davis, Calif. The former longtime Idlewylde resident was 88. Mr. Mitchell, who had moved to Davis five weeks ago, was born in Kelso, Wash. When he was an infant, he moved with his family to Mannasota Avenue in Northeast Baltimore. He was a 1938 graduate of City College and attended Western Maryland College, now McDaniel College. During World War II, he enlisted in the Army Air Forces and served with the 5th Air Force in Italy as a bombardier and navigator aboard B-24 Liberator bombers.
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September 15, 2002
James F. Callahan, a retired seafood company owner and decorated World War II veteran, died of a heart attack Tuesday at his home in Ruxton. He was 78. Mr. Callahan grew up in Govans and graduated from Loyola High School in 1942. That year, he joined the Army and served with Gen. George S. Patton Jr. in Germany from 1943 to 1945. He was awarded two Purple Hearts for injuries sustained during the Battle of the Bulge. Upon being discharged from the Army, he returned to Baltimore to work for his family's business, D. Callahan Fish Co., which supplied seafood to many of the city's large hotels.
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May 6, 1993
Engineering games test skills of midshipmenTeams of senior midshipmen raced model cars around a track and designed vehicles to pop a Ping-Pong ball through a basket in games to test their engineering skills at the Naval Academy on Monday.Midshipmen designed and built the vehicles in the culmination of a semester's work in weapons and systems engineering.In the first competition, six teams tried to advance their vehicles up a ramp and shoot a Ping-Pong ball through a 2-inch-wide hoop. Midshipman 1st Class Rick Radonich of Los Gatos, Calif.
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June 18, 1999
Harold Kohn,85, an attorney who filed some of the earliest class action lawsuits accusing corporations of price fixing, died Monday in Philadelphia. In the 1960s, Mr. Kohn became nationally known by winning a key case against General Electric, Westinghouse and two dozen other companies that the federal government had accused of illegal price fixing.Frank Sordello,62, an engineer who held 44 high-tech patents, including one for a component used in virtually all computer disk drives, died in Los Gatos, Calif.
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