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July 17, 1993
Gladys E. Harris, a retired fur saleswoman at the downtown Hutzler's store, died Tuesday of heart failure at the Pickersgill retirement home in Towson, where she lived for nearly a decade. She was 90.She retired about 25 years ago after working at the department store for more than 30 years.The former Gladys E. Derry was born and reared in the Baltimore area. Her husband, C. Leslie Harris, died 30 years ago.Services were set for 11 a.m. today at the A. Alan Seitz Funeral Home, 3818 Roland Ave., Baltimore.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | April 12, 2013
Frances T. Kidder, a former real estate saleswoman, museum docent and world traveler, died Thursday from a stroke at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson. She was 96. The daughter of Bayard Turnbull, a prominent Baltimore architect, and Margaret Carroll Turnbull, an educator, the former Frances Litchfield Turnbull was born in Baltimore. She was a direct descendant of 18th-century Supreme Court Justice Samuel Chase, who also was a signer of the Declaration of Independence.
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February 8, 1991
A Mass of Christian burial for Helen F. Lingelbach, a native of Baltimore and former shoe saleswoman, will be offered at 10 a.m. today at St. Mary of the Assumption Roman Catholic Church, 5500 York Road.Mrs. Lingelbach, who was 80 and lived on Birmingham Road in Parkville, died Tuesday at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center of complications from a broken hip.A resident of Govans for many years, she retired in 1980 after working about 26 years at the G. H. Gorsuch and Sons store on 20th Street near Charles.
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | October 8, 2012
Rosella M. Beeler, a retired department store worker and homemaker, died of pneumonia Oct. 4 at Manor Care Health Services in Ruxton. The Campus Hills resident was 91. Born Rosella Mary Fischer in Baltimore and raised on Kenwood Avenue in East Baltimore, she attended Archdiocese of Baltimore parochial schools. As a young woman she began ice skating at the old Sports Centre on North Avenue. She appeared in Mike Martin's Ice Carnival and in a Baltimore Gas and Electric ice show. During World War II, she worked in the accounting department of the old Glenn L. Martin Co. in Middle River.
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June 13, 2002
Doris C. Robinson, a former housekeeper, died of a heart attack Friday at her Baltimore home. She was 66. The longtime McCulloh Street resident, previously a saleswoman in a city bookstore, worked for many years as a housekeeper until retiring in 1980 on a medical disability. Miss Robinson was born and raised in Reisterstown, where she graduated from high school. She especially enjoyed preparing Southern-style dishes for her family and friends and working in her flower garden. She liked attending bingo games.
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December 8, 2002
Dorothy Brown Smith, a former real estate saleswoman and an avid gardener who once chaired the downtown Flower Mart, died Friday, of complications after a fall, at Pickersgill Retirement Community in Towson, where she had lived for 10 years. The longtime Woodbrook resident was 99. Born in Long Green, she graduated from Notre Dame Preparatory School and studied at Goucher College before graduating from the Maryland Institute College of Art. She was married in 1929 to Reginald M. Smith, who died in 1991.
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February 9, 2006
Dorothy M. Hampson, a homemaker and former department store saleswoman, died in her sleep Monday at Rose Manor, an Ellicott City assisted-living facility. The former longtime Westview resident was 92. Dorothy Marie Mulhern was born in Baltimore and raised in a house on Fremont Avenue. After graduating from Seton High School in 1931, she worked for several years as a secretary for Fidelity Trust & Deposit Co. She was married in 1933 to James L. Hampson, a drapery and upholstery salesman for the old Hutzler's department stores.
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September 30, 1998
Helen W. Potter, a former saleswoman and homemaker, died Saturday of pneumonia at Keswick Multi-Care Center. She was 106.Mrs. Potter worked at Hutzler's department store in Baltimore from 1940 to 1962 when she retired. Earlier, she had taught school in Trappe.Mrs. Potter resided in the 3500 block of Greenmount Ave. from 1919 to November 1988 when she broke a hip and eventually moved to Keswick.Her grandson, Gilbert Potter of Baltimore, said she didn't ascribe her longevity to anything in particular.
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January 8, 2004
Barbara A. Kral, a retired saleswoman who enjoyed gardening, died of brain cancer Friday at the University of Maryland Medical Center. The Severna Park resident was 53. Born Barbara Ann Hooke and raised in Montclair, N.J., she earned a bachelor's degree in interior design in 1972 from what was then Beaver College in Glenside, Pa. She worked for several years as an interior designer before her 1978 marriage to Donald V. Kral, a US Airways pilot who...
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July 30, 2007
Carolyn Wilson Schanck, a saleswoman from Armagh Village in Baltimore County who was known for her upbeat personality, skill at tennis and work with her church, died of uterine cancer Wednesday. She was 68. She was born in Oak Hill, W.Va., the daughter of Woodrow and Virginia Baker Wilson. The family moved to Charleston, W.Va., when she and her sister were youngsters. Known to friends and family as "Caddi," Mrs. Schanck attended West Virginia University, receiving a bachelor's degree in 1960.
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By Jacques Kelly and Jacques Kelly,jacques.kelly@baltsun.com | August 7, 2009
Verna Catherine Miller, who spent 53 years at the old Hutzler's department store selling dresses, died of heart disease July 31 at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The former Patterson Park area resident was 91. Born in a Luzerne Avenue rowhouse, where she lived for more than 80 years, she attended St. Elizabeth of Hungary Parochial School and attended the old Seton High School on Charles Street. When her father died in 1934, she left school to help support her mother and four younger siblings.
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By ANDREA K. WALKER | October 20, 2008
Ann Wright Burdett, who worked in sales and was an avid bridge player and volunteer, died of lung cancer Wednesday at her home at Oak Crest Village in Parkville. She was 86 and previously lived in Annapolis. Ann Eugenia Adams was born and raised in Baltimore, and graduated as valedictorian from Western High School in 1939. During World War II she worked in a factory, but her outgoing personality led to a career in sales, her family said. She worked as a sales manager at World Book Encyclopedia and was later in sales at Monumental Life Insurance.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen | April 4, 2008
Geneva France, a former boutique sales associate and active church member, died Monday of heart failure at Northwest Hospital Center. The longtime Edmondson Village resident was 87. She was born in Staunton, Va., and moved with her family to a home near Druid Hill Avenue in West Baltimore. She was a 1938 graduate of Frederick Douglass High School. Mrs. France worked for more than 20 years with her sister, Pauline Brooks-Amis, who owned Pauline Brooks Boutique in the Belvedere Hotel. She retired in the late 1980s.
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July 30, 2007
Carolyn Wilson Schanck, a saleswoman from Armagh Village in Baltimore County who was known for her upbeat personality, skill at tennis and work with her church, died of uterine cancer Wednesday. She was 68. She was born in Oak Hill, W.Va., the daughter of Woodrow and Virginia Baker Wilson. The family moved to Charleston, W.Va., when she and her sister were youngsters. Known to friends and family as "Caddi," Mrs. Schanck attended West Virginia University, receiving a bachelor's degree in 1960.
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November 26, 2006
Margaret K. Murray, who worked in real estate sales and was a defense worker during World War II, died of lung cancer Monday at her Hampstead home. She was 85. She was born Margaret Ann Kauffman near Walker's Switch in northern Baltimore County, and was raised in Parkton and Hampstead. A 1938 graduate of Hampstead High School, she worked during the late 1930s at the Remington-Putnam bookstore at North Charles and Mulberry streets in downtown Baltimore. "One of her regular customers was H.L. Mencken.
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February 9, 2006
Dorothy M. Hampson, a homemaker and former department store saleswoman, died in her sleep Monday at Rose Manor, an Ellicott City assisted-living facility. The former longtime Westview resident was 92. Dorothy Marie Mulhern was born in Baltimore and raised in a house on Fremont Avenue. After graduating from Seton High School in 1931, she worked for several years as a secretary for Fidelity Trust & Deposit Co. She was married in 1933 to James L. Hampson, a drapery and upholstery salesman for the old Hutzler's department stores.
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October 2, 1990
Baltimore County police have arrested a city man and his girlfriend in the Sept. 17 robbery and slaying of a book saleswoman at a Westview motel.An anonymous telephone call from someone who had seen the suspects' names mentioned in news reports led to the arrests, the police said.Rowland Keith Hudson, 34, of the 4900 block of Queensberry Avenue and Donna Denson, 26, of the 5900 block of Schering Road were picked up about 1 p.m. at a house in the 3200 block of Woodland Avenue in Baltimore, the police said.
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By JOHN-JOHN WILLIAMS IV and JOHN-JOHN WILLIAMS IV,SUN REPORTER | December 18, 2005
Daisy Marie Bellamy, a retired sergeant with the Army who served in the Gulf War, died Tuesday after a four-year battle with breast cancer at the Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care in Towson. She was 41. Born and raised in South Baltimore, Ms. Bellamy received a General Educational Development diploma from a community college in 1981 after attending Edmondson High School. She then joined the military. "She loved the Army," said her mother, Sarah Canty of Baltimore. "She was watching a commercial one day and said, `That's what I want to be.'" Ms. Bellamy served for 20 years, much of it in the reserves.
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By Alec MacGillis and Alec MacGillis,SUN STAFF | June 5, 2005
The Prince George's County school board was briefed behind closed doors yesterday morning on the results of a six-month audit it commissioned into dealings involving education vendors and the district's former chief, who resigned last weekend. The former superintendent, Andre J. Hornsby, has 48 hours to respond to the audit under an agreement reached between him and the board at the time of his resignation, which also included a $125,000 severance payment. The board is then expected to make the report public tomorrow afternoon.
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