September 18, 2009
Tyler Perry's I Can Do Bad All By Myself ** ( 2 STARS) $23.4 million $23.4 million 1 week Rated: PG-13 Running time: 1:53 What it's about: A hard-drinking, cynical nightclub singer (Taraji P. Henson) must care for her 16-year-old niece and two younger nephews after they are dumped on her doorstep. Our take: Strong performances and stirring music more than compensate for Perry's hokey storytelling. 9 *** ( 3 STARS) $10.7 million $15.1 million 10 days Rated: PG-13 Running time: 1:19 What it's about: A group of nine living raggedy dolls debate how to survive in a world where malevolent machines have eliminated all other life.
July 21, 2009
Sandra J. Caplan, a former businesswoman who owned and operated a Mount Washington florist and clothing store and later became a founding member of New Directions for Women Inc., died Friday of pneumonia at Sinai Hospital. The Cross Keys resident was 75. Sandra Joan Axe was born in Philadelphia and raised in Lower Merion Township, Pa. After graduating in 1951 from Lower Merion High School in Ardmore, Pa., she attended Pennsylvania State University for a year. In 1953, she married Martin Caplan, a Baltimore businessman, who later owned A-1 Cleaning Service, a home cleaning business.
May 26, 2009
On May 23, 2009, SANDRA M. (nee Sunderland), devoted wife of Curtis Shupe; mother of Mark Turner and the late Donna Johnson; grandmother of Justin, Joshua and Brittney Turner and Kern Smith. Friends may call at Gonce Funeral Service, P.A., 4001 Ritchie Highway, on Wednesday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M. where services will be held on Thursday at 12:30 P.M. Interment Glen Haven Memorial Park.
March 7, 2009
JUANITA MAY SHAFFER passed away on March 5, 2009. She was the wife of the late Charles Shaffer. She is survived by her son Richard Shaffer and wife Sandra Fields. Services private.
January 14, 2009
On January 9, 2009, SANDRA FAYE WARD. On today, friends may call Vaughn C. Greene Funeral Services, 4905 York Road, where the family will receive friends from 4 to 8 P.M. On Thursday, services will be held at Vaughn C. Greene Funeral Chapel, 4905 York Road, where the family will receive friends from 10 to 10:30 A.M with services to follow. Inquiries to (410) 433-7500.
January 11, 2009
Salary: $60,000 Age: 53 Years on the job: 32 How she got started: After completing a two-year medical records technology degree from the Community College of Baltimore (now Baltimore City Community College), Baker went to work as a diagnostic coder for Baltimore County General Hospital, now Northwest Hospital. Since then, she has become a certified coding specialist through the American Health Information Management Association, which requires yearly self-assessments and continuing-education credits.
November 19, 2008
DAVID S. MALLINAK, age 51, lost his war with cancer on Wednesday, November 12, 2008. Resident of Mt. Rainier, formerly of Parma, OH. Son of the late Eleanor Mallinak; brother of Sandra (Gary) Walrath, Douglas Mallinak; uncle of Jessica, Mark, and Kelly Walrath; close friend of Kathleen Norvell and many others also survive. For 28 years he was a dedicated employee of the DOD; member of Maclean's Co. of Irish Foote, Admirals Regiment, War of 1812 Reenactors, Dandy 5th Regiment, Asquinth's Sharp Shooters, Society for Creative Anachronism and Historical Guild of Maryland.
November 14, 2008
On November 8, 2008, SANDRA E. (nee Winter); beloved mother of John G. Heinlein and his wife Jennifer. Also survived by two grandchildren, Nathan and Kendall Heinlein, her sister Ella W. Merkle and her brother Thomas E. Winter. A Funeral Service will be held at the Lassahn Funeral Home, Inc., 7401 Belair Road, on Saturday at 11 A.M. The family will receive friends on Friday, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M. Interment Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens.
September 9, 2008
Open memorial service will be held at Assateague State Park on October 5, 2008, at 11 A.M. Anyone not able to attend can have their thoughts and prayers read during service by emailing to John Shickman at jsshick adelphia.net. Arrangements made by Eline Funeral Home, 934 S. Main Street, Hampstead.