March 26, 2008
Prosecutors said yesterday they do not believe that a homemade knife found a few hours after the 2006 fatal stabbing of a corrections officer in a Jessup prison - and which disappeared and later resurfaced as a weapon confiscated from an inmate - was the weapon used in the murder.
May 10, 2007
On May 8, 2007, SHIRLEY J. SHANK of Arbutus, MD. Beloved wife of the late Garrett M. Shank; loving mother of Gary M. Shank, Jr. (Karen) and Joyce L. Kokkonen (Kauko); devoted grandmother of John Luber (Kim), David Luber (Janice) and Karen Radcliffe (John); caring sister of Joan Graham; loving great grandmother of Alex, Steven, Kaily, Nicholas, Josh, Sara, Jacob, Matthew, Sydney and Ryan. Family and friends are invited to call at STERLING-ASHTON-SCHWAB-WITZKE FUNERAL HOME OF CATONSVILLE, INC., 1630 Edmondson Ave., Catonsville, MD on Thursday from 3-5 and 7-9pm.
December 20, 2006
Republicans in the House of Delegates chose one of Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.'s most outspoken backers as minority leader yesterday, signaling a desire to provide a vocal opposition to the Democrats who now control the governorship as well as the legislature. Del. Anthony J. O'Donnell, the Southern Maryland Republican who served as minority whip for the last four years, will move up to the role of minority leader when the legislature reconvenes in January, taking over the spot held by state Sen.-elect George C. Edwards.
December 7, 2005
On December 4, 2005, JOHN RAYMOND SHANK, beloved husband of Patricia A. (nee Rutkowski); devoted father of Erin Dicello and her husband Eric and Jonathan Shank and his friend Tracy; loving grandfather of Logan Michael Shank; son of Margaret Shank and brother of Jeffrey Shank. A Catholic Burial Service will be held at the family owned Duda-Ruck Funeral Home of Dundalk, Inc., 7922 Wise Avenue on Friday at 10 A.M. Interment Sacred Heart of Jesus Cemetery. Friends may call on Wednesday and Thursday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M. In John's memory contributions may be made to a Scholarship Fund for his grandson, Logan Shank, c/o David P. Hagar, BCEFCU, 23 W. Susquehanna Avenue, Towson, MD, 21204.
August 12, 2005
On August 10, 2005, ORETTA F. SHANK (nee Sigmon); beloved wife of Charles M. Shank; devoted mother of the late George M. Shank. Also survived by grandchildren, Bryan Shank, Tracey Shank-Sanza and Eric Shank; great-grandchildren, Spencer and Emma Sanza and Izabella Shank. Funeral services at the Connelly Funeral Home of Essex, 300 Mace Avenue, on Saturday at 9:30 A.M. Interment Holly Hill Memorial Gardens. Visiting hours on Friday, 3 to 5 and 7 to 9.
July 1, 2005
On June 28, 2005, EVELYN M. (nee Mc Namara), beloved wife of the late Robert B. Hutchins and devoted mother of Anna May Shank; cherished grandmother of Debbie Mc Connell and Howard W. Shank Jr. of Lockport, NY; loving sister of Frances Desch and Gordon Mc Namara; also survived by six great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends. Friends may call at the family owned HARTLEY MILLER-STELLA FUNERAL HOME CHTD, 7527 Harford Rd, on Thursday from 7 to 9 P.M. and Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Isaac Jogues Catholic Church on Saturday at 10 A.M. Interment in Gardens of Faith Cemetery.