December 3, 2006
Marian Grant believes her fellow baby boomers, all those millions of 40- and 50-somethings preoccupied with staying young, are ready to adopt a new mission. Join the movement to change the way Americans die, she urges. Let's make "dying well" a national priority. Is that asking a lot of a generation that's in major denial about aging? Grant, a 50-year-old nurse practitioner, suggests that boomer power has already transformed the culture of health care. Look, she says, at what's happened to childbirth.
July 6, 2006
On July 5, 2006, JEFFREY SLOCUM of Hanover; beloved husband of Judy (nee Snyder) Slocum; cherished son of Joan G. and the late William G. Slocum; devoted father of Joseph and Brian; dear brother of Pam Novakovich; son-in-law of Nancy and the late Bruce Snyder; also survived by brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews. Family and friends are invited to gather at the GARY L. KAUFMAN FUNERAL HOME AT MEADOWRIDGE MEMORIAL PARK, INC., 7250 Washington Blvd, Elkridge, MD, 21075 (Exit 6 Off Rt 100)
April 2, 2006
Fundraising event to air on cable TV The Arc of Harford County's After d'Arc Celebrity Chef Event will be broadcast on Comcast Channel 21 and Clearview Channel 7 in April. Highlights from this fundraising event, which was held at the Maryland Golf & Country Club, will be shown. More than $100,000 was raised for the Arc's Supported Living Program, which helps people with developmental disabilities to identify and pursue personally valued lives. Broadcast times and dates are: 7 p.m. April 4, 11, 18, 25; and 11:30 a.m. April 7, 14, 21, 28. Seminar planned on end-of-life decisions Harford Community College will present a free program, "Decisions Near the End of Life: Speaking the Unspoken," from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday in Edgewood Hall, Room 132. Dr. Henry Farkas of Seasons Hospice and Palliative Care will discuss the decisions and concerns surrounding end-of-life issues, including planning, medication and comfort.
February 27, 2005
On February 24, 2005, WILLIAM P. SR.;devoted husband of 50 years to Mary T. Bench; loving father of William P. Bench Jr., Jane Bench, Debra Kunaniec, and Donna Heying; father-in-law of Richard Heying; grandfather of Christopher, Jessie, and Patrick Heying; also survived by three brothers and a sister. Service and interment private. A Memorial Service will be scheduled for a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials in his name to Seasons Hospice, Palliative Care of Maryland, 7008 Security Boulevard, Suite 300, Baltimore, MD 21244 or The American Cancer Society.
October 21, 2004
On October 20, 2004 ELMER "BUD" BROWN, beloved husband of Mary E., loving father of Bernard Brown and his wife Patricia, Mary Moser and her husband Bruce and Patricia Mc Cubbin, cherished "Pop" of Gary and Jason. Relatives and friends may call at the family owned AMBROSE FUNERAL HOME, INC. of Lansdowne, 2719 Hammonds Ferry Road on Thursday from 2 to 5 P.M., where a service will be held on Friday at the funeral hour of 12 P.M. Interment to immediately follow at the Maryland Veteran Cemetery at Crownsville.
May 30, 2004
On May 26, 2004, HARRISON, devoted father of Jean Mann. He is also survived by his son-in-law John Mann, two grandchildren Stewart and Scott Adams, two great-grandchildren, one god daughter Sheila and a host of other relatives and friends. Friends may call at the Zion Baptist Church, 1700 N. Caroline St., on Tuesday from 10 to 11 A.M., followed by funeral services. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions made to U.M.M.S. Foundation for Palliative Care, 29 Greene St., Baltimore, MD 21201.