September 13, 2007
Vera D. Guttmann, a former Sister of Mercy and educator whose academic interests were sociology and Eastern religions, died Monday of cancer at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium. She was 82 and had lived in the Glendale section of Baltimore County. Born Ruth Helen Duvall in Baltimore, she was raised in Govans and Waverly. After graduating from Seton High School in 1942, she entered the Sisters of Mercy and received the religious name Sister Mary Vera. She taught from 1946 to 1948 at Mount Washington Country School and from 1948 to 1949 at a parochial school in Mobile, Ala. Dr. Guttmann earned a bachelor's degree from Mount St. Agnes College in Mount Washington and a master's degree in sociology from Catholic University of America in 1951.
September 7, 2006
William W. O'Connor, a retired sociology teacher and activist who opposed the Vietnam War, died of cancer Aug. 28 at his Charles Village home. He was 83. Born in Baltimore and raised on Aiken Street, he was a 1940 graduate of City College and earned a bachelor's degree from Loyola College. He served in the Army Signal Corps in Germany during the U.S. occupation. Mr. O'Connor taught at a private school in Brussels, Belgium, and at Baltimore's Brehms Lane Elementary School. He retired in 1980 from what is now Baltimore City Community College, where he taught sociology and social issues as reflected in the daily news.
January 21, 2007
Drs. Jose and Maria Ruiz of Clarksville, MD are happy to announce the marriage of their daughter, Maria Teresa Ruiz to Christopher Jason Zaneski, son of Mr. and Mrs. Chester and Kathleen Zaneski of Sykesville, MD on April 22, 2006. The ceremony was held at Saint Louis Church in Clarksville and the reception was held at Turf Valley Resort in Ellicott City. The bride holds a BS in Biology and Information Systems and works as a software developer in Rockville. The groom holds a BA in Sociology focused on Criminal Justice and works as an insurance broker in Columbia.
July 11, 2007
Mignon N. Lieberman, who donated works of art to Towson University as a memorial to her two sons, died in her sleep July 1 at her Phoenix, Ariz., home. The former Mount Washington resident was 93. Mignon Newman was born in Baltimore and was a 1931 Western High School graduate. She received a degree at what is now Towson University, where she met her future husband, Sidney Lieberman, a dentist. After their 1938 marriage, they worked together at his Eutaw Place dental practice, which moved to Park Heights Avenue in 1955.
October 20, 1991
Name: Dina ComuzziHonored by The Carroll County Sun for: Scoringsix goals for the Western Maryland College field hockey team in a 7-1 win over Goucher last weekend and coming back Wednesday and scoringthe winning goal in a 1-0 victory against Dickinson CollegeAge: 21Residence; hometown: Cherry Hill, N.J.Education: Senior at Western Maryland College majoring in sociology; graduate of Cherry Hill East High SchoolFamily: Father: Gene, employed at theKYW television...
November 15, 2009
Joyce Anne Causey, a retired Social Security Administration supervisor who later became a real estate agent, died of cancer Nov. 5 at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The longtime Cedarcroft resident was 76. Miss Causey was born and raised in Tarboro, N.C. She earned a bachelor's degree in sociology from Meredith College in Raleigh, N.C.. in 1955. After earning a master's degree in sociology from North Carolina State University, she worked briefly as a social worker before taking a job with the SSA in North Carolina.
December 15, 2005
Loomis Dean, 88, a Life magazine photographer who captured famous images of Ernest Hemingway, British playwright Noel Coward and Pope Paul VI, died Dec. 7 of complications from a stroke in Sonoma, Calif., said his son-in-law, Timothy Gaughan. He had retired to the California wine country. During a six-decade career, Mr. Dean shot 52 covers for Life. He also worked as a still photographer on film sets, including James Bond films starring Sean Connery. Mr. Dean, the son of a grocer and a schoolteacher, was born in Monticello, Fla., and studied engineering at the University of Florida.
July 12, 2007
MIGNON N. LIEBERMAN died of natural causes July 1, 2007 at her home in Phoenix, AZ. Born Mignon Newman in Baltimore, MD, she graduated from Western High School and, what is now known as, Towson University. While attending Towson University, she met her future husband, Sidney Lieberman D.D.S. They married in June of 1938. Together they opened Dr. Lieberman's dental practice on Eutaw Place, which subsequently moved to Park Heights Avenue. Before the birth of her two sons, she taught elementary school for Baltimore City School System.
January 21, 2004
On Sunday, January 18, 2004, OLIVE ELIZABETH WESTBROOKE QUINN, age 89, passed away peacefully. She was a retired Professor of Sociology at Goucher College having received her undergraduate degree from Goucher and graduate degrees from University of Chicago, before coming to Baltimore she was a professional photographer, high school teacher on the Faculty at Rhodes College. While at Goucher she served as Chairman of her department and on numerous academy committees, she had an appointment at NIH and served on Patuxent Pardons and Parole Board.
February 13, 1992
HERE is something that the psychologists have so far neglected: the love of ugliness for its own sake, the lust to make the world intolerable. Its habitat is the United States. Out of the melting pot emerges a race which hates beauty as it hates truth. The etiology of this madness deserves a great deal more study than it has got. There must be causes behind it; it arises and flourishes in obedience to biological laws and not as a mere act of God. What, precisely, are the terms of those laws?