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February 10, 2005
On February 8, 2005 JANET W. RECKORD (nee Walker) beloved wife of John R. Reckord, Sr.; mother of Betsy R. Bell and her husband Robert W. Bell and John R. Reckord, Jr. and his wife Susan W. Reckord; grandmother of Alyson B. Beasley and her husband Michael J. Beasley, Jamie W. Bell and Courtney Reckord and her husband Raphael Groten; great-grandmother of Oliver and Miles Reckord-Groten. Memorial service and reception at Babcock Presbyterian Church, 8240 Loch Raven Blvd. at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, February 11. Memorial donations may be made in Janet's name to The Fund for Johns Hopkins Medicine, memo: Pediatric Urology, send to: Brady Urological Institute Johns Hopkins Medicine, One Charles Center, 100 N. Charles St., Suite 400, Baltimore, MD 21201.
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December 1, 2011
The Aegis Empty Stocking Fund is moving closer to its 2011 fund-raising goal of $80,000, but the fund is still more than $34,000 short as the annual drive to help less fortune Harford County families and senior citizens have a happier holiday season moves into December. As of Wednesday, $45,340 had been received. Special thanks for recent donations goes to Gerry and Susan Manuel, $100; Ron and Lynda Kerdasha, $200; Stephen and Laureen Egan, $750; Jennie Fleckenstein, $100; Frances Burkheimer, $300; Robert and Rose Coomes, $150; Rainbow Rebekah Lodge 95, $150; Margaret Arnold, $150; Elizabeth Smith and the late Coach Jim Smith, $200; and Bunny Worthington, $200.
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August 13, 2005
On August 9, 2005, JOHN RECKORD "JACK"; beloved husband of the late Janet Reckord; devoted father of Betsy R Bell and her husband Robert W. Bell and John R. Reckord, Jr. and his wife Susan W. Reckord; loving grandfather of Alyson B. Beasley and her husband Michael J. Beasley, Jamie W. Bell and Courtney Reckord and her husband Raphael Groten; great-grandfather of Oliver and Miles Reckord-Groten and Gavin Walker Beasley. A Memorial Service and Luncheon will be held at Babcock Presbyterian Church, 8240 Loch Raven Blvd.
NEWS
December 24, 2006
1965: general's career comes to an end On Dec. 31, 1965, after 64 years of outstanding military service, Lt. Gen. Milton A. Reckord retired. Reckord was born in Harford County on Dec. 28, 1879. In 1901, he graduated from Bel Air High School and enlisted as a private in the Maryland National Guard in Bel Air. Two years later, as commander of his company, he was promoted to captain. He became a major in 1906, then colonel in 1918. In World War I, Reckord was in command of the 115th Infantry, and in 1920 he was appointed Maryland's adjutant general.
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February 14, 2005
Janet W. Reckord, a homemaker and sailor, died of a stroke Tuesday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. The Baynesville resident was 86. Born on Presbury Street in West Baltimore, the former Janet Walker graduated from the Institute of Notre Dame. In 1943, she married John R. Reckord Sr., an avid sailor who she met while ice skating on Loch Raven Reservoir. Despite a lifelong dislike of water, Mrs. Reckord spent the rest of her life racing sailboats with her husband. "She fell over once in all those years," said her daughter, Betsy R. Bell of Sparks.
NEWS
December 24, 2005
Henry Bradford Reckord Sr., a retired steel company manager, died of cancer Sunday at the Edenwald retirement community in Towson. He was 88. Born in Baltimore, he lived on Bosley Avenue in Towson for more than six decades and graduated from Towson High School in 1934. There he played varsity lacrosse, basketball and soccer, and ran track. He earned a bachelor's degree in business from what is now McDaniel College in Westminster and remained active in the school's alumni programs throughout his life.
NEWS
August 13, 2005
John R. Reckord Sr., a retired Bethlehem Steel Corp. rate setter and avid Chesapeake Bay sailor, died Tuesday at his Baynesville home of complications from a fall he suffered last month. He was 85. Mr. Reckord was born at home in Cockeysville and was raised there and in Towson. He was a 1938 graduate of Towson High School and completed a correspondence course in industrial engineering from International Correspondence Schools. He began working at Sparrows Point as a toolmaker in 1939 but left in 1944 to enlist in the Navy.
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April 9, 2005
On March 10, 2005, the Hon. WALTER RECKORD HAILE; beloved husband of the late Jane (nee Crawford) Haile and the late Carolyn F. Haile; devoted father of Joan Sanow and David Haile; dear grandfather of Jane-Rachel Schonbrun, Lieba Ruth Sanow, Lydia Reckord Haile and Jonathan Spence Haile; dear brother of Elmer Rathbun Haile, Barbara Haile Chilcoat and Evelyn Haile Price. A Memorial Service will be held Sunday, April 10 at 7 P.M. at Towson United Methodist Church, 501 Hampton Lane, Towson, MD 21286.
NEWS
December 24, 2006
1965: general's career comes to an end On Dec. 31, 1965, after 64 years of outstanding military service, Lt. Gen. Milton A. Reckord retired. Reckord was born in Harford County on Dec. 28, 1879. In 1901, he graduated from Bel Air High School and enlisted as a private in the Maryland National Guard in Bel Air. Two years later, as commander of his company, he was promoted to captain. He became a major in 1906, then colonel in 1918. In World War I, Reckord was in command of the 115th Infantry, and in 1920 he was appointed Maryland's adjutant general.
NEWS
December 21, 2005
On December 18, 2005, MELVIN, beloved husband of Sharon Ray, devoted father of Karen Morris, Sheila Cahill, Donnell Williams and Eric Lane. He is also survived by two grandchildren; sisters, Rebecca White and Barbara Moore and Lolita Ferguson and mother-in-law Fraulien Patrick. Friends may call at the family owned MARCH FUNERAL HOME WEST, INC., 4300 Wabash Avenue on Thursday after 8:30 A.M. where the family will receive friends Thursday 11 A.M. to 1 P.M. The family will also receive friends Friday 10:30 AM. at Mt. Ararat Baptist Church, 3008 Gwynns Falls Parkway, followed by funeral service at 11 A.M. Interment King Memorial Park.
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January 11, 2006
MARGARET JONES PROCTOR, retired Administrative Assistant of The Carnegie Institution of Washington in Baltimore and former Baltimore City English and History Teacher, quietly slipped from this life on December 29, 2005. Born Margaret Lee Jones in Richmond, Virginia on September 5, 1911 to William and Leonade Jones. At the age of two she and her brother moved to Baltimore. She was educated in the Baltimore public school system and graduated from then Morgan College. While in college she became a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated.
NEWS
December 24, 2005
Henry Bradford Reckord Sr., a retired steel company manager, died of cancer Sunday at the Edenwald retirement community in Towson. He was 88. Born in Baltimore, he lived on Bosley Avenue in Towson for more than six decades and graduated from Towson High School in 1934. There he played varsity lacrosse, basketball and soccer, and ran track. He earned a bachelor's degree in business from what is now McDaniel College in Westminster and remained active in the school's alumni programs throughout his life.
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December 21, 2005
On December 18, 2005, MELVIN, beloved husband of Sharon Ray, devoted father of Karen Morris, Sheila Cahill, Donnell Williams and Eric Lane. He is also survived by two grandchildren; sisters, Rebecca White and Barbara Moore and Lolita Ferguson and mother-in-law Fraulien Patrick. Friends may call at the family owned MARCH FUNERAL HOME WEST, INC., 4300 Wabash Avenue on Thursday after 8:30 A.M. where the family will receive friends Thursday 11 A.M. to 1 P.M. The family will also receive friends Friday 10:30 AM. at Mt. Ararat Baptist Church, 3008 Gwynns Falls Parkway, followed by funeral service at 11 A.M. Interment King Memorial Park.
NEWS
October 4, 2005
Edward B. "Cholly" Farmer Sr., retired owner of a heavy machinery moving company, died of cancer Saturday at Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care. The Timonium resident was 66. Born in Baltimore and raised in Hampden, he was a 1957 graduate of Calvert Hall College High School and served in the Army at Fort Knox, Ky. Mr. Farmer took over the operation of Big Boy's Rigging, an Arbutus business founded by his father. Family members said that before retiring because of ill health four years ago, he moved manufacturing and printing equipment in Baltimore and throughout the Mid-Atlantic region.
NEWS
October 3, 2005
On October 1, 2005, EDWARD B. "Cholly" FARMER, SR.; beloved husband of Katie Farmer (nee Reckord); devoted father of Edward B. Farmer, Jr., David W. Farmer, Brian P. Reckord and Charles R. Taylor, Jr. Also survived by two brother, five sisters, seven grandchildren and stepfather Joseph Gardini. Friends may call at the family owned Ruck Towson Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 York Rd (Beltway exit 26A) on Monday from 6 to 8 P.M. and Tuesday 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in the Church of the Nativity, 20 E. Ridgely Road on Wednesday at 10 A.M. Interment Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens.
NEWS
August 13, 2005
John R. Reckord Sr., a retired Bethlehem Steel Corp. rate setter and avid Chesapeake Bay sailor, died Tuesday at his Baynesville home of complications from a fall he suffered last month. He was 85. Mr. Reckord was born at home in Cockeysville and was raised there and in Towson. He was a 1938 graduate of Towson High School and completed a correspondence course in industrial engineering from International Correspondence Schools. He began working at Sparrows Point as a toolmaker in 1939 but left in 1944 to enlist in the Navy.
NEWS
October 3, 2005
On October 1, 2005, EDWARD B. "Cholly" FARMER, SR.; beloved husband of Katie Farmer (nee Reckord); devoted father of Edward B. Farmer, Jr., David W. Farmer, Brian P. Reckord and Charles R. Taylor, Jr. Also survived by two brother, five sisters, seven grandchildren and stepfather Joseph Gardini. Friends may call at the family owned Ruck Towson Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 York Rd (Beltway exit 26A) on Monday from 6 to 8 P.M. and Tuesday 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in the Church of the Nativity, 20 E. Ridgely Road on Wednesday at 10 A.M. Interment Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens.
NEWS
August 13, 2005
On August 9, 2005, JOHN RECKORD "JACK"; beloved husband of the late Janet Reckord; devoted father of Betsy R Bell and her husband Robert W. Bell and John R. Reckord, Jr. and his wife Susan W. Reckord; loving grandfather of Alyson B. Beasley and her husband Michael J. Beasley, Jamie W. Bell and Courtney Reckord and her husband Raphael Groten; great-grandfather of Oliver and Miles Reckord-Groten and Gavin Walker Beasley. A Memorial Service and Luncheon will be held at Babcock Presbyterian Church, 8240 Loch Raven Blvd.
NEWS
April 9, 2005
On March 10, 2005, the Hon. WALTER RECKORD HAILE; beloved husband of the late Jane (nee Crawford) Haile and the late Carolyn F. Haile; devoted father of Joan Sanow and David Haile; dear grandfather of Jane-Rachel Schonbrun, Lieba Ruth Sanow, Lydia Reckord Haile and Jonathan Spence Haile; dear brother of Elmer Rathbun Haile, Barbara Haile Chilcoat and Evelyn Haile Price. A Memorial Service will be held Sunday, April 10 at 7 P.M. at Towson United Methodist Church, 501 Hampton Lane, Towson, MD 21286.
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