February 15, 2012
Want to give to the Maryland Cancer Fund? Officials have made it easy this year. You just have to check a Line 37 on your state tax form and fill in the amount. The money will get deducted from your refund or added to you bill. The contribution is also t ax deductible. The fund provides cancer prevention, detection and treatment programs. "Cancer is the second leading cause of death in Maryland," said Dr. Joshua M. Sharfstein, secretary of the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene , in a statement. "Giving to the Maryland Cancer Fund is a great way to help your community.
September 24, 2011
When Malcolm Coley was diagnosed with HIV, he began preparing to die. The Baltimore man, a former heroin user who suspects he contracted the virus by sharing needles, packed his bags and moved to Washington to live his last days closer to family. "I figured the end was near," he says. That was 1988. More than two decades later, Coley, 54, is, in his words, "still hanging around. " He traded drugs long ago for a healthful diet, owns his own home, works for a Baltimore nonprofit and volunteers as an AIDS educator, talking to students and adults about living with HIV. As advances in treatment have turned what was once a virtual death sentence into a livable condition, the HIV/AIDS population is aging.
August 14, 2003
On August 12, 2003, MARILYNSCHLOSSBERG (nee Garonzik) beloved wife of Dr. Barry Joel Schlossberg, beloved mother of Kevin Jon Schlossberg of Louisville, KY, and Dr. Michael Craig Schlossberg of Baltimore, MD, devoted sister of Robert Garonzik, Brenda Edelson both of Baltimore and Leslie Giffords of NY, loving daughter of Ada (nee Greenberg) and the late Carl Garonzik. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be directed to University of Maryland Cancer Center, 22 S. Greene Street, (21201)
February 7, 1992
Maryland will once again have the highest cancer death rate among the 50 states in 1992, according to the American Cancer Society.Only the District of Columbia is likely to fare worse, according to estimates in the society's publication, "Cancer Facts & Figures" for 1992, which analyzes trends in the District and Puerto Rico as well as the 50 states.Nearby Delaware ranks right behind Maryland in the places where the highest death rates are expected.Led by malignancies of the lungs, colon and rectum, breast, prostate and pancreas, cancer is expected to kill 9,900 people inMaryland in 1992, according to the society.
June 22, 1995
Albert Durant Sr.Co-founded cathedralServices for Deacon Albert Durant Sr., who, with his wife, Bishop Naomi C. Durant, started the New Refuge Deliverance Cathedral, were planned for 8 p.m. today at the church at St. Paul and Chase streets.Mr. Durant, 63, lived in Pikesville. His body, which had been missing since June 15 when his fishing boat sank off Deal Island, was found Monday in nearby Tangier Sound.He retired in 1985 after working for many years as a tractor-trailer driver for Robin's Express and other trucking companies.
March 3, 2006
On March 1, 2006, ROBERT J. "Ozzie" beloved husband of Nancy J. Calka (nee Bredenburg) devoted father of Robert J. Jr., and his wife Tonya Calka and Matthew J. Calka, loving son of the late Jeanette Johnson, dear brother of Sharon Blair and Bonnie Beaver and her husband Terry. Also survived by many nieces and nephews and great-nieces and nephews and two loving black Schnauzers Roxy and Oscar. Family request friends call at the Gonce Funeral Service, P.A., 4001 Ritchie Highway on Friday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Benedict's Church on Saturday at 11 A.M. Interment Lakeview Memorial Park.
May 16, 2006
On May 14, 2006, ROSINA PECORA; dear sister of Michael, Frank, Pat and Albert Pecora. Also survived by 14 nieces and nephews, 18 great-nieces and nephews and two great great-nieces and nephews. A Vigil Service will be held at the family owned Ruck Towson Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 York Road (beltway exit 26), on Tuesday at 3:30 P.M. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at the St. Issac Jogues Church, on Wednesday at 10:30 A.M. Interment Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens. Friends may call on Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the University of Maryland Cancer Research Center.
May 18, 2006
On May 16, 2006, ELWOOD A. DALY, SR., beloved husband of Elizabeth Daly (nee English), loving father of Kevin and his wife Lori, Colin, Sean and his fiancee Nicole, Warren, Sheila and her late husband Elwood A. Daly, Jr. Cherished "Pop" of Rodney, Kristen, Bobby, Kevin, Jr., Jennifer, Brandon, Nicole and Alanna and great-grandfather of Austin and Alyssa. Dear brother of Robert Daly. Loving companion Toby Relatives and friends may call at the family owned AMBROSE FUNERAL HOME OF LANSDOWNE, 2719 Hammonds Ferry Rd. on Wednesday and Thursday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M. where funeral services on Friday at 11:30 A.M. Interment to immediately in Maryland Veterans Cemetery at Crownsville.
April 13, 2004
On April 10, 2004 GEORGE EARL GREEN, of Randallstown, beloved husband of Lois Virginia Green, devoted father of David Earl Green and Virginia Ann Hoffmann and her husband Charles; dear brother of Yewdell and Eugene Green and the late Evelyn Barnes; also survived by five grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday at 1 P.M. from Haight Funeral Home and Chapel, Rt. 32 near Eldersburg. Interment in Lake View Memorial Park. Friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M. In lieu of flowers, donations to Carroll Hospice, 95 Carroll St., Westminster, MD 21157 or to any Maryland Cancer Society.
May 5, 1992
Breast cancer survivor Patricia Schmoke and Ellie Smeal, president of the Feminist Majority, will be among the speakers at a rally Sunday at Hopkins Plaza to stop the growing numbers of deaths caused by breast cancer."