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December 22, 1996
Chesapeake Court, a six-story, 155-unit building, opened this month at the Oak Crest Village Retirement Community in Parkville.It is the fourth and final addition to Oak Crest's Town Center neighborhood and is available for immediate occupancy, according to Senior Campus Living, developers of the village.SCL is the same firm that built and manages the 110-acre Charlestown retirement community in Catonsville that houses nearly 2,500 senior citizens.A new skilled-nursing facility at the village called the "Care Center" is under construction and is scheduled to open by June.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | August 23, 2012
Anne M. Rogers, a retired registered nurse who had been a combat nurse during World War II and then had a long career with the Veterans Administration medical system, died Saturday of vascular disease at Oak Crest Village. She was 93. "She was a lovely, lovely lady who was very kind and giving. She never had an ill word to say about anyone. She was a sweet Christian woman," said Nancy Deviney, whose late husband, Dr. John Deviney, a physician, was a cousin of Miss Rogers. "She enjoyed her nursing career and never spoke very much about her war years," said Mrs. Deviney, who lives in Pottstown, Pa. "She always had a smile on her face, and my husband thought the world of her. " The daughter of Irish immigrants from County Cork, Anne Marie Rogers was born and raised in Philadelphia.
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By Robert Guy Matthews and Robert Guy Matthews,Sun Staff Writer | March 12, 1995
One by one, senior citizens are leaving their homes and neighbors for Baltimore County's newest mega-retirement community, Oak Crest Village.Modeled after Charlestown Retirement Community in Catonsville -- the largest in the country -- Oak Crest Village aims to capitalize on an aging middle-income population seeking the good life in a place that also offers health services for a modest price."
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | July 15, 2012
Nan L. Vickers, a retired registered pediatric nurse and avid reader, died Wednesdayof respiratory failure at Oak Crest Village retirement community. She was 88. The daughter of a machinist and a homemaker, the former Nan Leimbach was born in Baltimore and raised on Berwick Avenue in Hamilton. After graduating from Seton High School in 1942, she earned her nursing degree in 1945 from the Union Memorial Hospital School of Nursing. Mrs. Vickers then joined the U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen and Frederick N. Rasmussen,SUN STAFF | April 25, 2001
Patrick J. Cunningham, a Calvert Hall College High School senior who volunteered at Oak Crest Village retirement community, died early Sunday after a car he was driving had a blowout and struck a utility pole in Kingsville. He was 17 and lived in Joppa. An easygoing 6-footer with light curly hair, Mr. Cunningham was remembered yesterday by faculty and students at the Towson school as a hard-working student and caring individual who always had time for others. "He was a warm person who alhad a smile on his face.
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By Gerard Shields and Gerard Shields,SUN STAFF | March 30, 1998
Laurel Dukehart's plucking of the giant brown harp resting on her 12-year-old shoulder created the musical equivalent of a cascading waterfall.Moments later, two dozen fellow harpists performing at the Oak Crest Village retirement community in Parkville yesterday joined Laurel in pulling, grabbing and tweaking the towering instruments to create the musical equivalent of Niagara Falls."
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January 18, 2008
AUGUST W. "GUS" SCHULZ passed away peacefully on January 16, 2008, at Oak Crest Village at age 95. He is survived by his wife Evelyn; daughter, Beth Anne and son John. A Catholic Mass commemorating his life will be held Friday, January 18 at the Oak Crest Village Chapel at 10 A.M. In lieu of flowers, donations maybe made to the Oak Crest Village Scholarship Fund, 8800 Walther Blvd., Parkville, MD 21234.
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August 9, 1995
A headline on an article in Monday's editions implied incorrectly that Oak Crest Village retirement community is a nursing home.The Sun regrets the error.
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March 27, 2005
On March 24, 2005, LOUISE DAUNER, of Oak Crest Village, loving sister of the late Dorothy Ballentine. Services and interment private. Arrangements by the family owned Henry W. Jenkins & Sons Co., 410-343-3000.
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January 4, 2005
On December 22, 2004 JOHN J. NIGL. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, January 8, 2005 11 a.m. at Oak Crest Village Chapel, 8820 Walther Blvd., Parkville, MD.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | May 5, 2012
Frances D. Tompkins, a registered nurse who had been vice president and director of nursing at Union Memorial Hospital, died Tuesday of complications from pneumonia at the Oak Crest Village retirement community. The longtime Stoneleigh resident was 92. Frances Dillaway was born in Baltimore and raised on Stuart Avenue in the city's Forest Park neighborhood. After graduating in 1937 from Forest Park High School, she earned a bachelor's degree in 1941 from what is now McDaniel College.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen | January 9, 2010
Catherine S. Rykowski, a retired Hutzler's department store sales associate who earlier had been a secretary, died in her sleep Dec. 26 at Oak Crest Village retirement community. She was 91. Catherine Sawecki, the daughter of a city police officer and a homemaker, was born in Baltimore and raised near Patterson Park. She was a 1935 graduate of Eastern High School and attended Strayer's Business College. During the late 1930s and early '40s, she was employed as a secretary for the Southern Supply Co. Inc. She was married in 1943 to Edward Rykowski, an Army officer.
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By Joe Burris and Joe Burris,joseph.burris@baltsun.com | August 7, 2009
As the U.S. Postal Service considers closing hundreds of post offices nationwide to save money, one question looms, especially for those 25 and younger: Who'd notice? During her freshman year at the University of Richmond, Kaitlyn McDowell enjoyed receiving the occasional letter with a care package from younger cousins. Beyond that, though, the 19-year-old from Ellicott City mostly corresponds by e-mail, text messaging and social networking, like many of her generation. "It's easier.
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June 27, 2009
On June 20, 2009, GEORGE J. PANZER; beloved husband of the late E. Jacqueline Panzer (nee Smith); devoted father of Nancy J. McHugh and Geraldine Kanu; loving grandfather of Kelly Lucia and Daniel Kanu; dearest great-grandfather of Jacqueline and Dorothy Lucia. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, and friends. The family will receive friends on Sunday, June 28, 2009 at 2 P.M. in the chapel at Oak Crest Village, where a funeral mass will be celebrated at 2:30 P.M. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Oak Crest Village Catholic Community, 8820 Walther Blvd.
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By Jacques Kelly | June 24, 2009
George J. Panzer, a retired Western Electric cable specialist and jeweler who was a decorated World War II veteran, died of complications from lung disease Saturday at Oak Crest Village. The former Dundalk resident was 91. Born in Baltimore, he was the son of a pickle and sauerkraut maker and grew up near Patterson Park. He was a 1931 graduate of St. Michael's Parochial School and attended the Marianist Brothers Preparatory School in Beacon, N.Y. He was a bicycle messenger for Western Union and the Radio Corp.
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May 17, 2009
On May 15, 2009, MARIE O. SCHMIDT (nee Cole), beloved wife of the late Francis W. Schmidt, loving sister of the late George J. Cole, dear aunt of Elizabeth A. Bauman, William F. Cole and George J. Cole, Jr. Ms. Schmidt will lie in state at the Oak Crest Village Chapel on Tuesday 10 to 11 A.M. at which time the funeral mass will be celebrated. Interment Most Holy Redeemer Cemetery.
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July 1, 2003
On June 27, 2003, LEROY H., of Oak Crest Village, beloved husband of the late Mary M. Heine and loving brother of Arthur Heine. Services and inurnment private. Arrangements by the JOHNSON FUNERAL HOME, P.A.
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December 7, 2004
On August 18, 2004, VIVIAN C. JOYCE. A Memorial Service will be held in the Oak Crest Village Chapel, 8800 Walther Blvd. Baltimore, MD 21234 on Tuesday, December 7, at 11 AM. Inq's 410-665-1181
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April 1, 2009
On March 30, 2009, HELENA SORANDES JOHN of Oak Crest Village, Parkville, MD, beloved wife of Thomas S. John, and devoted mother of Thomas Nicholas John and his wife Mary Stewart of Washington, DC. Dear grandmother of Evan Stewart John and loving sister of Lucille Stone of Bowie, MD. Mrs. John was an accomplished musician, receiving her masters degree from The Peabody Conservatory of Music. She taught for over 30 years in Baltimore County and City schools, public and private. Friends may call at the Oak Crest Village Chapel on Saturday, April 4, from 1 to 1:30 PM, at which time a Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel.
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By FRADERICK N. RASMUSSEN | March 11, 2009
Elaine D. Coniff, a former hospital financial counselor and active volunteer, died of stroke complications March 2 at Oak Crest Village. The former longtime Cockeysville resident was 89. The daughter of a pharmacist, Elaine Dolores McGinn was born in Baltimore and raised on Arizona Avenue in Hamilton. She was a graduate of the Institute of Notre Dame. During the 1960s and 1970s, Mrs. Coniff worked as an outpatient financial counselor at Johns Hopkins Hospital and what is now the University of Maryland Medical Center.
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