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September 11, 2005
On September 7, 2005, HARRYETTE C. (nee Caplan); beloved wife of Saul B. Offit; devoted mother of Howard P. Offit of Bethesda, MD and Marc A. Offit of Chicago, IL; beloved mother-in-law of Fabiana S. Offit and Marcy E. Offit; beloved sister of Jerry Caplan of Baltimore, MD; loving grandmother of Joshua M. Offit, Michelle B. Offit, Molly Offit, Braden Offit and Jenna Offit. Services will be held from the Beth El Synagogue, 8101 Park Heights Avenue (21208) on Sunday, September 11 at 1 P.M. In lieu of flowers contributions in her memory may be directed to the Harryette C. Offit Fund at Jemicy School, 11 Celadon Road, Owings Mills, MD (21117)
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By Jamie Smith Hopkins, The Baltimore Sun | June 17, 2012
As law firms across the country cut back, Offit Kurman has grown. Rapidly. The firm, founded in Towson 25 years ago, doubled its revenue from 2008 to 2011 — a period that included the worst-in-decades recession — and added dozens of employees as it expanded its reach across the Mid-Atlantic. Now Offit Kurman employs about 170 people and expects to keep growing, said Ted Offit, managing principal of the firm and one of its founders. A lawyer and certified public accountant, Offit, 56, lives in the Glyndon area of Baltimore County with his wife, Risa.
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By Gregory P. Kane and Gregory P. Kane,Staff Writer | August 26, 1993
Howard Offit, 68, a commercial real estate developer for R.S. Properties who gained national fame when he hired a social worker to assist tenants of houses he owned, died Tuesday night in a two-car crash at of Greenspring Valley and Stevenson roads in Baltimore County.Mr. Offit, of the 3700 block of N. Charles Street, was pronounced dead from multiple injuries at 9:21 p.m. at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center.Police said the car that Mr. Offit was driving was struck on the driver's side as it passed through the intersection.
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By Candus Thomson and Candus Thomson,Sun reporter | February 18, 2008
Ted Offit has never piloted a bobsled on a bone-rattling run or felt the terror of leading with his face just inches from the ice on a skeleton sled. But as a lawyer and accountant who has brokered deals for countless companies, Offit is helping guide the once-golden U.S. Olympic bobsled and skeleton team back on track in time for the 2010 Winter Olympics. "I'm the one with no background in the sport," the Marylander said, joking, when asked about his qualifications to serve on the eight-member board of directors of the U.S. Bobsled and Skeleton Federation.
NEWS
September 11, 2005
Harryette C. Offit, a reading specialist who tutored dyslexic students, died of lung cancer Wednesday at her Pikesville home. She was 67. She was born Harryette Caplan in Baltimore and raised in Forest Park. After graduating from Forest Park High School in 1955, she earned bachelor's and master's degrees in education from what is now Towson University. Mrs. Offit taught in city public schools until 1973, when she joined the faculty of the newly opened Jemicy School in Owings Mills. She tutored students at the school, which specializes in teaching dyslexic children, until 1983, when she left to establish a tutoring service.
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By Jacques Kelly and Jacques Kelly,SUN STAFF | December 31, 1997
Rhea Wolf Offit, a former owner of Northwest Baltimore motion picture houses who had been president of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Levindale Home for the Aged, died of heart failure Monday at her Pikesville home. She was 92.Mrs. Offit, born in Baltimore, also was an officer of Charter Realty, a firm that owned and leased commercial properties in the heart of the Park Heights Avenue business district near Pimlico Race Course.Throughout the 1930s and 1940s, she managed the financial operations of the Pimlico, Uptown and Avalon theaters and booked family films for their screens.
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By Richard Irwin and Richard Irwin,Staff Writer | August 25, 1993
A Baltimore commercial real estate developer was killed and his wife seriously injured last evening when their car collided with another at a Greenspring Valley intersection, Baltimore County police said.Howard Offit, 68, president of RS Properties, was pronounced dead about 9:20 p.m. at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center from multiple injuries.His wife, Joan, 66, is listed in serious condition in the intensive care unit at Sinai Hospital with internal injuries, police said.Their residence was given as the St. James Condominiums in the 3700 block of N. Charles St.The driver of the other car, a 17-year-old girl from the Mount Washington area, was treated for injuries at Sinai Hospital and released.
FEATURES
By Rob Hiaasen and Rob Hiaasen,Sun Staff Writer | June 18, 1995
Sidney Offit hadn't been to Pimlico since 1952, when his old man had money on Blue . . . Blue . . . Blue Man, the Preakness winner that year.Mr. Offit came back to Baltimore on a muddy, drippy Tuesday. He bought a $1.50 racing program that was Greek to him. "You know I don't know how to read this. I can't believe it. I really can't believe it."The bookie's son doesn't bet on horses. He writes books for a living. He says that's enough of a gamble."Owner . . . Meyerhoff . . . it's probably a Baltimore horse, right?
NEWS
October 24, 2005
On Saturday, October 22, 2005, FRANCES SCHWARTZ (nee Frieds); beloved wife of Harry Schwartz; devoted mother of Larry Schwartz and Linda Offit, both of Baltimore, MD; dear mother-in-law of Ellen Schwartz and Maurice Offit; devoted sister of Carol and Sol Jacobs, of Cleveland, OH; dear sister-in-law of Lois and Dick Hollander, of Rockville, MD; loving grandmother of Ryan and Adam Schwartz, Nicole, Michelle and Benjamin Offit. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and dear friends.
NEWS
January 25, 2006
On Sunday, January 22, 2006, JANICE L. EVENTOFF; Beloved wife of Morris Eventoff; loving mother of Terry Manskow of Alabama, Risa Offit of Baltimore, MD and Josh Eventoff of Baltimore, MD; devoted mother-in-law of Teddy Offit and Nicole Eventoff; devoted sister of Lois May of Baltimore, MD and the late Russell Dolan; loving grandmother of Trond, Thor, Tyler, and Trent Manskow, Max Offit, Mia and Lola Eventoff. Servcies at SOL LEVINSON & BROS. INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road at Mt. Wilson Lane, on Tuesday, January 24 at 9 A.M. Interment Arlington Cemetery-Chizuk Amuno Congregation.
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January 25, 2006
On Sunday, January 22, 2006, JANICE L. EVENTOFF; Beloved wife of Morris Eventoff; loving mother of Terry Manskow of Alabama, Risa Offit of Baltimore, MD and Josh Eventoff of Baltimore, MD; devoted mother-in-law of Teddy Offit and Nicole Eventoff; devoted sister of Lois May of Baltimore, MD and the late Russell Dolan; loving grandmother of Trond, Thor, Tyler, and Trent Manskow, Max Offit, Mia and Lola Eventoff. Servcies at SOL LEVINSON & BROS. INC., 8900 Reisterstown Road at Mt. Wilson Lane, on Tuesday, January 24 at 9 A.M. Interment Arlington Cemetery-Chizuk Amuno Congregation.
NEWS
October 24, 2005
On Saturday, October 22, 2005, FRANCES SCHWARTZ (nee Frieds); beloved wife of Harry Schwartz; devoted mother of Larry Schwartz and Linda Offit, both of Baltimore, MD; dear mother-in-law of Ellen Schwartz and Maurice Offit; devoted sister of Carol and Sol Jacobs, of Cleveland, OH; dear sister-in-law of Lois and Dick Hollander, of Rockville, MD; loving grandmother of Ryan and Adam Schwartz, Nicole, Michelle and Benjamin Offit. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and dear friends.
NEWS
September 11, 2005
Harryette C. Offit, a reading specialist who tutored dyslexic students, died of lung cancer Wednesday at her Pikesville home. She was 67. She was born Harryette Caplan in Baltimore and raised in Forest Park. After graduating from Forest Park High School in 1955, she earned bachelor's and master's degrees in education from what is now Towson University. Mrs. Offit taught in city public schools until 1973, when she joined the faculty of the newly opened Jemicy School in Owings Mills. She tutored students at the school, which specializes in teaching dyslexic children, until 1983, when she left to establish a tutoring service.
NEWS
September 11, 2005
On September 7, 2005, HARRYETTE C. (nee Caplan); beloved wife of Saul B. Offit; devoted mother of Howard P. Offit of Bethesda, MD and Marc A. Offit of Chicago, IL; beloved mother-in-law of Fabiana S. Offit and Marcy E. Offit; beloved sister of Jerry Caplan of Baltimore, MD; loving grandmother of Joshua M. Offit, Michelle B. Offit, Molly Offit, Braden Offit and Jenna Offit. Services will be held from the Beth El Synagogue, 8101 Park Heights Avenue (21208) on Sunday, September 11 at 1 P.M. In lieu of flowers contributions in her memory may be directed to the Harryette C. Offit Fund at Jemicy School, 11 Celadon Road, Owings Mills, MD (21117)
NEWS
January 13, 2004
On Saturday, January 10, 2004, MRS. BARBARA OFFIT LAZARUS, age 75, a Louisiana, New Orleans resident, formerly of Baltimore, Maryland. Devoted wife of Harry Gradwohl Lazarus; loving mother of Dr. Cathy Jane Lazarus and Jan Lazarus Fisher; sister of Syvan Offit; step sister of S. Murray Miller, Lewis Miller and Beverly Silverman. Also survived by two grand children Stuart Alan Simon and Karen Holly Simon and friend of Judy Miller. She was a graduate of Forest Park High School in Baltimore, MD, a community volunteer and an active volunteer for Touro Infirmary.
NEWS
March 29, 1999
Herbert V. Corbett, 89, collected, studied mineralsHerbert V. Corbett, past president of the Baltimore Mineral Society, who kept 8,000 tiny mineral samples in egg cartons in the basement of his Northeast Baltimore home, died Thursday of lung cancer at Franklin Square Hospital. He was 89.As a hobby, beginning in the 1960s, Mr. Corbett and his wife, the former Geneva Kneiple, studied minerals with such a passion that they kept his-and-her microscopes in the living room of their Acadia home and specimens of copper on the walls instead of pictures.
NEWS
January 13, 2004
On Saturday, January 10, 2004, MRS. BARBARA OFFIT LAZARUS, age 75, a Louisiana, New Orleans resident, formerly of Baltimore, Maryland. Devoted wife of Harry Gradwohl Lazarus; loving mother of Dr. Cathy Jane Lazarus and Jan Lazarus Fisher; sister of Syvan Offit; step sister of S. Murray Miller, Lewis Miller and Beverly Silverman. Also survived by two grand children Stuart Alan Simon and Karen Holly Simon and friend of Judy Miller. She was a graduate of Forest Park High School in Baltimore, MD, a community volunteer and an active volunteer for Touro Infirmary.
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By David Folkenflik and David Folkenflik,Sun Staff Writer | January 16, 1995
Johns Hopkins University trustees have decided on an intense search to name a replacement for President William C. Richardson by the time he leaves Aug. 1.Trustee Chairman Morris W. Offit said that the executive committee had named a 19-member search committee, consisting of 14 Hopkins trustees, three students, one faculty member and one administrator.Although trustees initially weighed whether to name an interim president to allow for a longer search, Mr. Offit charged the committee with proposing a new president to the trustees within five or six months.
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By Jacques Kelly and Jacques Kelly,SUN STAFF | December 31, 1997
Rhea Wolf Offit, a former owner of Northwest Baltimore motion picture houses who had been president of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Levindale Home for the Aged, died of heart failure Monday at her Pikesville home. She was 92.Mrs. Offit, born in Baltimore, also was an officer of Charter Realty, a firm that owned and leased commercial properties in the heart of the Park Heights Avenue business district near Pimlico Race Course.Throughout the 1930s and 1940s, she managed the financial operations of the Pimlico, Uptown and Avalon theaters and booked family films for their screens.
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By David Folkenflik and David Folkenflik,SUN STAFF | April 7, 1996
If all goes as planned tomorrow, the trustees of the Johns Hopkins University will name Dr. William R. Brody, a 52-year-old biomedical engineer, entrepreneur and former Hopkins department chairman, as president.The move will end the 15-month odyssey to determine who would guide the campus into the 21st century.Dr. Brody, currently provost of the University of Minnesota Academic Health Center, will bring a deep knowledge of health care administration to Hopkins at a time when the East Baltimore medical campus is changing the way it is financed and operated.
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