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December 4, 2002
Robert L. Kulp Sr., a retired master electrician, died of cancer Friday at his Linthicum home. He was 55. Mr. Kulp was born in Baltimore and raised in Curtis Bay. He attended City College until enlisting in the Army in 1964, and served with the 82nd Airborne Division in the Dominican Republic until his 1967 discharge. After completing an apprenticeship, Mr. Kulp worked as a master electrician through International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 24 AFL-CIO. He retired last year on a medical disability.
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May 8, 2012
If you're looking for a great new alter ego, try joining Charm City Roller Girls. That's what Silver Spring native Lily Bradford did after frequently attending their events. "I had been living in Baltimore for a few years, and felt disengaged from the city," she said. "I decided to put myself outside my comfort zone and challenge myself to learning a new skill set late in life. " The Bolton Hill resident rolls on two local teams - during the home-team season, she's with the Mobtown Mods fighting for the Donaghy Cup, and right now she's hitting the road with Female Trouble.
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By FREDERICK N. RASMUSSEN | January 23, 2009
Harold E. Burkholder, a retired master electrician and active church member, died Jan. 15 at his Southwest Baltimore home of complications from a stroke. He was 77. Mr. Burkholder was born and raised in Lancaster, Pa. He was a 1948 graduate of East Lampeter High School and moved from Witmer Heights, Pa., to Baltimore in 1953 to help establish the Wilkens Avenue Mennonite Church. Mr. Burkholder was employed as a master electrician for 49 years and 10 months by the Electric Motor Repair Co. in Baltimore.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | November 26, 2010
Richard S. Corbin, a retired General Motors Corp. master electrician, died Monday of cancer at his Joppa home. He was 67. Mr. Corbin was born and raised in Framingham, Mass., where he graduated in 1960 from Framingham High School. He served in the Navy as an electrician from 1960 to 1964, aboard the carrier USS Ranger. After being discharged from the service, he went to work as an electrician at the General Motors plant in Framingham. In 1992, he was transferred to the old General Motors plant on Broening Highway, where he worked until retiring in 1999.
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December 7, 2003
Rudolph L. Russell, the retired founder of a Baltimore electrical company, died Wednesday of complications from pneumonia after treatment for lung cancer. He was 79 and lived for more than 50 years in West Baltimore. Born in Union Level, Va., he served with the Army in Europe from 1942 to 1945, including the Battle of the Bulge. At the groundbreaking on Veterans Day in 2000 for the World War II Memorial in Washington, Mr. Russell shared wartime memories with former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole, said Mr. Russell's nephew, J. Russell George of Alexandria, Va., who was recently nominated by President Bush as inspector general for tax administration at the Department of the Treasury.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 8, 2012
If you're looking for a great new alter ego, try joining Charm City Roller Girls. That's what Silver Spring native Lily Bradford did after frequently attending their events. "I had been living in Baltimore for a few years, and felt disengaged from the city," she said. "I decided to put myself outside my comfort zone and challenge myself to learning a new skill set late in life. " The Bolton Hill resident rolls on two local teams - during the home-team season, she's with the Mobtown Mods fighting for the Donaghy Cup, and right now she's hitting the road with Female Trouble.
NEWS
February 20, 1995
Nancy R. Donofrio,Teacher loved natureNancy R. Donofrio, an outdoors enthusiast who shared her passion for nature with relatives and friends, died Wednesday of cancer at her Lutherville home.Mrs. Donofrio, who was 62, enjoyed hiking, snorkeling, trout fishing, rafting and biking, and traveled often to indulge in her favorite activities. During the past 15 years she had visited Europe, Australia and the Pacific Northwest.She often invited relatives and close friends to join her on those trips.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | November 26, 2010
Richard S. Corbin, a retired General Motors Corp. master electrician, died Monday of cancer at his Joppa home. He was 67. Mr. Corbin was born and raised in Framingham, Mass., where he graduated in 1960 from Framingham High School. He served in the Navy as an electrician from 1960 to 1964, aboard the carrier USS Ranger. After being discharged from the service, he went to work as an electrician at the General Motors plant in Framingham. In 1992, he was transferred to the old General Motors plant on Broening Highway, where he worked until retiring in 1999.
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December 7, 1990
Bertha C. Pfleiderer, who lived in Baltimore for more than 40 years, died Monday at a nursing home in Vero Beach, Fla. after a long illness.Graveside services for Mrs. Pfleiderer, who was 89 and had lived in Vero Beach since 1967, were held yesterday at the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens there.Born in Bremerhaven, Germany, the former Bertha C. Schmidt came to Baltimore as a young woman in 1925 and worked as a nursemaid.Her husband of more than 60 years, Bernhard Pfleiderer, is a retired master electrician for the Lever Brothers Co.In addition to her husband, survivors include two sons, Richard Pfleiderer of Roseland, Fla., and Paul G. Pfleiderer of Vero Beach; a daughter, Gertrude K. Berger of Vero Beach; 11 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren.
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May 13, 2005
James K. Durkin, a master electrician and outdoorsman, died of kidney failure Saturday at St. Agnes HealthCare. The West Baltimore resident was 47. Mr. Durkin was born in San Antonio and raised on Manor View Road in Southwest Baltimore. He was a 1976 graduate of Southwestern High School, and for the past 18 years was an electrician at the Coast Guard Yard in Curtis Bay. Mr. Durkin enjoyed boating, scuba diving on shipwrecks in the Florida Keys and backpacking in the Shenandoah Valley and at Acadia National Park in Maine.
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By FREDERICK N. RASMUSSEN | January 23, 2009
Harold E. Burkholder, a retired master electrician and active church member, died Jan. 15 at his Southwest Baltimore home of complications from a stroke. He was 77. Mr. Burkholder was born and raised in Lancaster, Pa. He was a 1948 graduate of East Lampeter High School and moved from Witmer Heights, Pa., to Baltimore in 1953 to help establish the Wilkens Avenue Mennonite Church. Mr. Burkholder was employed as a master electrician for 49 years and 10 months by the Electric Motor Repair Co. in Baltimore.
NEWS
December 7, 2003
Rudolph L. Russell, the retired founder of a Baltimore electrical company, died Wednesday of complications from pneumonia after treatment for lung cancer. He was 79 and lived for more than 50 years in West Baltimore. Born in Union Level, Va., he served with the Army in Europe from 1942 to 1945, including the Battle of the Bulge. At the groundbreaking on Veterans Day in 2000 for the World War II Memorial in Washington, Mr. Russell shared wartime memories with former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole, said Mr. Russell's nephew, J. Russell George of Alexandria, Va., who was recently nominated by President Bush as inspector general for tax administration at the Department of the Treasury.
NEWS
December 4, 2002
Robert L. Kulp Sr., a retired master electrician, died of cancer Friday at his Linthicum home. He was 55. Mr. Kulp was born in Baltimore and raised in Curtis Bay. He attended City College until enlisting in the Army in 1964, and served with the 82nd Airborne Division in the Dominican Republic until his 1967 discharge. After completing an apprenticeship, Mr. Kulp worked as a master electrician through International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 24 AFL-CIO. He retired last year on a medical disability.
NEWS
February 20, 1995
Nancy R. Donofrio,Teacher loved natureNancy R. Donofrio, an outdoors enthusiast who shared her passion for nature with relatives and friends, died Wednesday of cancer at her Lutherville home.Mrs. Donofrio, who was 62, enjoyed hiking, snorkeling, trout fishing, rafting and biking, and traveled often to indulge in her favorite activities. During the past 15 years she had visited Europe, Australia and the Pacific Northwest.She often invited relatives and close friends to join her on those trips.
NEWS
May 21, 2003
On Monday, May 19, 2003, JOHN H. IRWIN JR., age 76, a resident of Menno Haven in Chambersburg, PA, formerly of Baltimore, MD. Born July 20, 1926 in Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN. Son of the late John H. Irwin Sr. and Velma (Delong) Irwin; husband of Charlotte (Thrush) Irwin; father of John W. Irwin and his wife Sonia of Chambersburg, PA, Charles P. Irwin and wife Kim of Baltimore MD and Richard W. Irwin and wife Donna of Baltimore, MD.; also survived by five grandchildren. Mr. Irwin was a retired Master Electrician, having worked in the Baltimore, MD area.
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