March 20, 2008
The Vanguard Justice Society, an organization of about 1,000 current and retired black Baltimore police officers, is calling for the resignation of the Police Department's internal affairs commander and two others, citing "disparate treatment in the department's disciplinary system." The Vanguard Society leadership wants them to resign because they believe they tried to "extort" a civil settlement from an African-American officer who has filed a lawsuit against the department. The city's top attorney denied the assertion.
November 11, 2007
Charlene Della Pierpoint, daughter of Charles and Sharon Pierpoint of Glen Burnie, MD and Carl Joseph Smith, son of Robert and Joann Smith of Street, MD were married August 25, 2007 at Maryland Golf and Country Club in Bel Air, MD. The matron of honor was Rebecca Smith, sister in-law of the groom. Bridesmaids included, Melissa Davis, Kelli Ulrich, Silka Payan and Jennifer Miller, all friends of the bride. Junior bridesmaid included Brianna Colling, niece of the groom. Flower girl included Hannah Smith, niece of the groom.
January 9, 2007
On January 6, 2007, Samuel "Sam" Serio. Beloved husband of the late Valerie Joan Serio, passed away suddenly. Loving father of Dominic R. and Gemma C. Serio; beloved son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles R. (Gloria) Serio; cherished brother of Jennie Hrivnak, Veronica Serio, and Maria Scarcella and husband John; son in-law of Helen M. Smith and the late Robert Smith; brother in-law of Stephen J. Smith and wife Nancy, Kathleen M. Smith and companion Christopher Vasquez, Brian W. Smith and wife Diana Carranza and Helen L. Allen and husband Ted. Also surviving his uncle, Sam Serio and aunt Mary Pinnachia and husband John, nine nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.
November 30, 2006
On November 28, 2006, JAMES ROBERT SMITH, JR., of Middle River, MD. Beloved husband of Betty A. Sasser Smith. Devoted father of Jackson Wallace Smith and Matthew Robert Smith; two stepsons, Ernest Fowler and J.R. Miller; two stepdaughters, Alicia Fowler and Lindsey Miller. Loving son of Linda Lee Whichard Smith and the late James Robert Smith, Sr. Brother of Jeanie Mae Arrison and the late Marcie Lee Smith. Also survived by a grandmother, Geraldine Whichard and numerous aunts and uncles.
August 10, 2006
Robert Lucian Smith, a retired electrical engineer and consultant, died of cancer Sunday at his Severna Park home. He was 91. Mr. Smith was born in Washington and raised there and in Pine Bluff, Ark. He attended George Washington University and worked for Graham Co., Republic Steel Co. and the former Glenn L. Martin Co. before taking a position with J.E. Greiner Co. in 1944. During his 41-year career, he worked on the construction of both Chesapeake Bay bridges. After retiring in 1985, his consulting work took him to such places as Epcot Center and Miami International Airport in Florida, Logan International Airport in Boston and Baltimore-Washington International Airport.
May 21, 2006
On May 13, 2006, WILLIAM JAMES WORTHY, a Korean War veteran (with honors) and a retiree of the Baltimore City Fire Department. He is son of the late Willie and Dora Worthy and dear brother of the late Mae Vaughn. He is survived by two dear children, Chandrae James (Kenneth) and Robert Smith (Bernadette), four grandchildern; a beloved aunt, Louise Darby, a loving goddaughter, loving cousins, and other cherished and devoted family and friends. Visitation on Monday, May 22, from 3 to 8 PM at the Vaughn Green Funeral Home, 5151 Baltimore National Pike (21229)