June 14, 2007
Helen M. Watkins, a retired human resources executive and former Annapolis resident, died June 3 of coronary-pulmonary disease at her Naples, Fla., home. She was 74. Helen Marie Knapp was born in Middletown, N.Y., and raised in Baltimore. She was a graduate of Forest Park High School. From 1971 to 1982, she was head of human resources for the Allegheny Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co. in Baltimore. A Naples resident since 2005, she enjoyed collecting dolls, watching movies, cooking and gardening.
March 31, 2004
EUGENE M. TUCKER, 76, of Ocean City, MD and Naples, FL, died Monday, March 29, 2004, in Naples. He will be deeply missed by his loving wife Betty, his devoted son Richard and his wife Tina, two grandchildren Carey Allen and Matthew Tucker and his great-grandchild Adam Dougherty. Services will be private in MD.
September 9, 2005
On August 28, 2005, after a long illness, NANCY FINLEY HILL, of Naples, FL, formerly of Baltimore, MD. Beloved mother of Susan Stang, of Naples, FL, dear grandmother of David Callahan, of Baltimore, MD. A graveside service will be held on September 14, at 1 P.M., in Druid Ridge Cemetery, 7900 Park Heights Avenue, Pikesville.
July 9, 2006
NANCY LINTHICUM ZASTROW, 89, born September 25, 1916, died peacefully on June 7, 2006 at Naples Community Hospital, Naples, FL, following a long illness. A native of Linthicum Heights, MD, she had been a resident of Naples, FL since 1972. Nancy graduated from Temple University where she was a physical education major. She met and married her husband, Harold N. Zastrow, also a graduate and educator from Temple, who preceded her in death in 1973. Mrs. Zastrow taught in Plainfield, NJ before coming back to MD in 1954 where she taught physical education in Anne Arundel County.
February 6, 2004
On Tuesday, February 3,2004, at the Naples Community Hospital with family and friends my his bedside, EDMOND WARNER HELM, 70, a retired Baltimore City Police Officer and a resident of Naples, FL. Ed was born January 2, 1934, in Baltimore, Md, the son of the late Snively Arthur Helm and Lula Alma Bristow Helm. He graduated from Forest Park High School, was a U.S. Navy veteran during the Korean conflict, and served in the Baltimore City Police Dept.from 1957 until retiring in 1978. He came to Naples in 1996 from Baltimore.
April 4, 1993
Q: While cleaning out my parents' house, I discovered a pair of porcelain tulips in floral decorated pots marked with a blue crown above the letter "N." An accompanying note said they were made by the Capodimonte factory in Naples in the mid-18th century.A: There's a widespread misconception that the porcelain factory King Charles III of Naples operated at his Capodimonte Palace from 1743 to about 1759 used the "crowned N" mark, according to Letitia Roberts, ceramics expert at Sotheby's auction house in New York.
May 26, 1995
Retired Marine Sgt. Dominic Naples doesn't want this country's armed service veterans to be forgotten.Mr. Naples hopes the opening tomorrow of the Mount Airy Military Museum will be a tangible reminder of those who have defended the United States."
June 12, 1992
Anita Smith Hamilton, a native Baltimorean who operated interior design and antiques businesses in Naples, Fla., died there April 13, victim of a murder. She was 48.The Glen Burnie High School graduate's marriage at age 16 to Frank Smith of Baltimore ended in divorce eight years later. She met Gerald Hamilton when they were sales persons at Montgomery Ward & Co. and they married in 1968.The couple lived for the past 10 years in Naples, where they at first owned an interior decorating business, making their own fabric designs.
July 8, 2003
Suddenly on Monday, June 30, 2003, WILMA E. SCHLENZIG of Bradenton, FL, formerly of Quakertown. Born February 15, 1927, in Baltimore, MD. She was the daughter of the late William and Frances (Panek) Ethem. She lived in Quakertown for 30 years before retiring to Naples FL, where she resided for 9 years, moving to Bradenton this year. She was a highly successful sales rep for Rome Cable of Rome, NY. Upon retirement she moved to Naples, FL, where she held part-time positions with Eckerd Drugs and later Proctor and Gamble.
March 9, 2003
F. KENNETH LONG, 92, passed on to life on February 5, 2003, in Littleton, CO. He is survived by his daughter and husband, Diana and Carleton A. Brown and grandchildren David A. Brown, II, Aileen M. Brown and Laura C. Brown. His wife, Mildred Walter Long, passed on before him in 1997 in Naples, FL. Ken was born in Baltimore, MD, was graduated from Forest Park High School in 1929 and received a four year athletic scholarship to University of Baltimore, graduating in 1933. He served the U.S. Federal Government for 30 years as agent for Internal Revenue Service and analyst for Security and Exchange Commission.