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By Frederick N. Rasmussen | November 30, 2009
Sister Francis Helen Lewandowski, a member of the Sisters of Bon Secours and a retired registered nurse, died of undetermined causes Nov. 17 at her order's provincial house in Marriottsville. She had celebrated her 100th birthday earlier this year. Anna Elinor Lewandowski was born and raised in Baltimore. She was an Eastern High School graduate and earned her nursing degree from St. Agnes Hospital School of Nursing. Sister Helen Francis entered the Sisters of Bon Secours in 1934 and professed her vows in 1937.
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January 1, 1991
A mass of Christian burial for Gertrude C. "Trudy" Luck, a nurse who assisted her husband's medical practice in Cherry Hill for 34 years, will be offered at 11 a.m. tomorrow at St. Veronica's Roman Catholic Church, 806 Cherry Hill Road.Mrs. Luck, a resident of Washington Drive in Annapolis, died Dec. 27 at the Hershey (Pa.) Medical Center of cancer of the pancreas. She was 67.A native of Pittsburgh, the former Gertrude Carlock was reared and educated in Cincinnati. She received her nursing degree from the Meharry Medical College School of Nursing in Nashville, Tenn.
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April 1, 1991
A Mass of Christian burial for Gertrude L. Smith, a former Baltimore resident and retired registered nurse, will be offered at 11 a.m. tomorrow at St. Matthews Roman Catholic Church, 5401 Loch Raven Blvd.Mrs. Smith died Saturday after a long illness at the Fox Chase Nursing Center in Silver Spring. She was 92.The former Gertrude Lawrence was born in Clayton, N.Y., and was a graduate of Clayton High School and the Kings County Hospital Nursing School in Brooklyn.She worked several years as a nurse at Kings County Hospital and in the medical department of the United Garments Workers Association in New York.
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November 17, 1990
Services for Isabelle C. Davis, who used her training as a nurse in volunteer work, will be held at 10 a.m. today at the Second English Lutheran Church, 5010 Briarclift Road, in the Hunting Ridge area.Mrs. Davis, who was 90 and lived on Fernhill Avenue, died Sunday at Baltimore County General Hospital after a short illness.The former Isabelle Courtney was born in Gouldsboro, Pa., and graduated from the Moses Taylor Hospital nursing school in Scranton, Pa. While in nursing school, she worked at the Manhattan Maternity Hospital and the Henry Street Settlement in New York City.
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October 29, 1990
Services for Edna Ingram Goodier will be held at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Witzke Funeral Home, 4112 Old Columbia Pike in Ellicott City.Mrs. Goodier died of cancer yesterday at her Ellicott City home following a short illness. She was 80.Mrs. Goodier was born in Roanoke Rapids, N.C., the eldest of George and Eva Ingram's four children. She was raised and educated in North Carolina, attended the Roanoke Rapids Hospital Nursing School and graduated as a registered nurse in 1932.In 1944, she moved to Washington, where she worked as a public health nurse with the District of Columbia government.
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July 23, 2006
Parker Rouse Freeland, a retired Johns Hopkins Hospital nurse, died of congestive heart failure Friday at Union Memorial Hospital. She was 74 and lived in Mount Vernon. Born and raised in Bolton Hill, she attended Garrison Forest School and Notre Dame Academy in Baltimore. She married before finishing high school and moved to Pennsylvania, where she worked as a laboratory technician. Later, she earned a high school equivalency degree, said her brother John H. Rouse of McLean, Va. At age 50, Ms. Freeland received a degree from the University of Baltimore and became a registered nurse.
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July 26, 2006
Nora E. Wagner, a registered nurse and homemaker, died of heart failure Sunday at Chester River Hospital Center in Chestertown. She was 89. Nora Edwards was born and raised in Ingleside, Va., and was a 1939 graduate of the old Union Memorial Hospital School of Nursing. She was an operating room nurse supervisor for eight years until her 1947 marriage to Dr. John Alfred Wagner, professor of medicine and chairman of the pathology department at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.
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By Joe Nawrozki and Joe Nawrozki,SUN STAFF | May 29, 2000
Theresa Mae Robb, a picture in courage who battled tremendous odds to help others heal as an emergency room nurse at North Arundel Hospital, died May 21 at her apartment in Odenton. She was 24. Miss Robb was born with a congenital birth defect called cystic hygroma, a vascular malformation that causes the growth of benign facial tumors. Miss Robb, who had underwent more than 20 surgical procedures in her life, had been treated recently at Johns Hopkins Hospital for complications from major surgery.
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By Karen Zeiler and Karen Zeiler,Contributing Writer | November 7, 1994
Joyce Hinton, a retired nurse whose work and volunteer activities touched people in four states, died Wednesday of a heart attack at her home in Columbia. She was 90.Mrs. Hinton's commitment to helping others began in Florida in 1926, when she came to the aid of hurricane victims as a Red Cross volunteer. Her dedication was still evident two weeks ago at Vantage House Retirement Community in Columbia, where she read to the visually impaired."She helped so many people and lived a very rich life," said her son-in-law, Frank Westbrook of Columbia.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen | June 23, 2009
M. Michele Hancock, a retired registered nurse who had worked at several area hospitals, died of adenoid cystic carcinoma June 12 at the Jewish Healthcare Center in Worcester, Mass. The former Cross Keys resident was 58. M. Michele Hendricks was born and raised in Reisterstown. She was a 1968 graduate of Western High School and earned an associate's degree in nursing from Baltimore Community College in 1970. Mrs. Hendricks worked at Johns Hopkins Hospital, where she specialized in adult neurology, and later at South Baltimore General and Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center.
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