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March 12, 2006
On March 8, 2006, EDWARD ELESTER SPENCE; beloved husband of Daisy Spence; devoted father of Gregory Spence. He is also survived by two grand-daughters, four grandsons; six sisters, Rose Sylvester, June Akers, Eloise Taylor, Theresa Williams, Annie Gardner, Wynjane Townsend; three brothers, Welton, Morris, Rossie Spence; six brothers in-law; four sisters in-law and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, his Church family and friends. Mr. Spence may be viewed at his Home Church, The Wilson Park C.C. Church, 4629 York Road, Monday, 12 Noon until 7 P.M. FAMILY WILL BE PRESENT 5 P.M. to 7 P.M. Family hour, Tuesday, 11 A.M. Homegoing celebration, 11:30 A.M. Interment following in Arbutus Memorial Park.
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By Michael Dresser, Baltimore Sun | September 10, 2013
The newest candidate for the House of Delegates in a district that includes parts of Baltimore and Howard counties has some big -- and soft -- shoes to fill. Renee McGuirk-Spence announced Tuesday that she has filed to run as a Democrat for one of three open House seats in the 12th District. A longtime aide to former Maryland school Superintendent Nancy S. Grasmick, McGuirk-Spence is the daughter of the late state Sen. Harry J. McGuirk, a colorful character known in Maryland politics as "Soft Shoes" for the deftness of his legislative maneuvering.
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January 25, 2004
On Friday, January 24, THOMAS; beloved husband of Sarah L. Spence (nee Staggs); loving father of Mary Leigh Marsden and her husband John and Leslie Ann Misura and her husband Todd; devoted brother of Idilia Johnston, Mary Cabala, Andrewina Patschke and the late Helen Hopkins; cherished grandfather of James "Spence" Marsden, Andrew and Alan Misura. Relatives and friends are invited to call Witzke Funeral Homes Inc., of Columbia, 5555 Twin Knolls Rd. on Monday, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M., where services will be held on Tuesday, 10 AM. Interment at Columbia Memorial Park.
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By L'Oreal Thompson, The Baltimore Sun | July 12, 2013
Wedding date: May 18, 2013 Her story: Courtney Munzer, 24, grew up in Middletown, Del. She is a pediatric nurse at Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters in Norfolk, Va. Her mother, Deborah Munzer, works at AstraZeneca, a biopharmaceutical company, and her father, Mark Munzer, is a software engineer for Seimens. His story: Lee Spence, 27, grew up in Townsend, Del. He is a nuclear engineer for the U.S. Navy and assigned to the USS Enterprise. His mother, Kelly Doremus, works in the financial department at the University of Delaware, and his father, Walter Spence, is a welder fabricator at DelStar Technologies in Middletown, Del. Their story: Courtney and Lee met when they were 11 and 14, respectively, through their mothers, who are best friends.
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April 23, 2003
On April 19, 2003 RUFUS LANGDON SPENCE; beloved husband of the late Joan L. (nee Staudenmaier); loving son of Frances M. and the late David M. Spence; devoted father of Robin A. Reeve and Randy L. Spence; dear father-in-law of Patrick G. Reeve and Maureen J. Spence; loving grandfather of Emily K. and Spencer P. Reeve, Kiersten M. and the late Madison E. Spence; dear brother of the late David M. Spence. A Catholic Prayer Service will be held at the family owned Duda-Ruck Funeral Home of Dundalk Inc. 7922 Wise Ave. on Thursday at 10 A.M. Interment Sacred Heart of Jesus Cemetery.
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January 16, 2005
On January 13, 2005, KENNETH E. SPENCE devoted uncle of Karen L. Kellner and Kirk D. Kellner Sr., loving great uncle of Holly M. Vergara and Kirk Kellner Jr. Funeral services private. Arrangements by the Connelly Funeral Home of Essex.
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February 20, 2003
On February 18, 2003, ANNIE SPENCE HAWKINS; beloved wife of the late Harry Spence, Sr. and the late Gaylord Hawkins; loving mother of Harry Spence, Jr. and Richard Spence; step-mother of Jean Sublett. Also survived by twelve grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild and her brother Milton Harvey. Relatives and friends may call at the family owned Ambrose Funeral Home of Lansdowne, 2719 Hammonds Ferry Road, on Friday, from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M., where Funeral Service will be held Saturday, at 1 P.M. Interment will be private.
SPORTS
By Matt Bracken and The Baltimore Sun | April 16, 2013
Since graduating from Dunbar in 2010, Corey Spence has lived in Maine, Texas and Wyoming. Starting this summer, the 5-foot-10, 175-pound point guard will make his home in Colorado. On Monday, Spence committed to Northern Colorado over Liberty. The former Poets star was also recruited by Cal State Bakersfield, Florida Atlantic, Nebraska Omaha, Northern Arizona and San Francisco. “I'm glad to get it all over with and finally [have] found a Division I scholarship,” Spence said Tuesday.
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | April 8, 2013
Bridget Ellen Mooney Spence, who raised funds for the Susan Komen Foundation, died of complications from breast cancer Thursday at her home in Sudbury, Mass. The former Baltimore resident was 29. Born in Baltimore, she was the daughter of William J. Mooney, an accountant, and Dorothy Hermann Mooney, a retired Gilman School teacher. Raised in Pinehurst, she was a 2001 Roland Park Country School graduate. She earned a cum laude degree in international relations from Boston University.
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By Jim Joyner, The Baltimore Sun | February 16, 2013
Manchester Valley High School junior Jenna Klaverweiden said something was missing when school let out on Friday. She had become used to seeing math teacher Devin Spence sending his students off at the start of each weekend with words of encouragement … and a challenge. "Have a good weekend" she recalled him saying, "and make good choices. " At a memorial service Saturday afternoon for Spence — who died this week in a car accident on his way to the school — teachers, students and family members recalled the choices he had made for himself.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | November 15, 2012
Sterling S. "Spence" Keyes, a veteran educator who had served as acting superintendent for Baltimore public schools in the early 1970s and later held positions with the New York State Department of Education, died Nov. 8 of prostate cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Odenton resident was 78. "Spence was always at the forefront as a person of color who held positions that heretofore had been held by whites. He was a trailblazer during changing times," said James M. Gaughan, mayor of the village of Altamont, N.Y., who had worked with Dr. Keyes at the New York State Department of Education.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | May 16, 2012
Roy W. Spence, a businessman who founded a Baltimore bus company and was an active churchman, died Saturday of complications from internal bleeding at Northwest Hospital. The Pikesville resident was 84. Born and raised in Camden, N.C., Mr. Spence attended public schools until he was forced to drop out to help support his family as a farm and mill worker after his father became ill. His family moved in 1948 to Delaware and two years later to Baltimore. Mr. Spence worked as a truck driver for Yale Transport and later the old Silber's Bakery.
SPORTS
By Steve Gesuele, The Baltimore Sun | March 7, 2012
The South Plains men's basketball team — 29-0 and ranked No. 1 in the National Junior College Athletic Association poll — is the best college squad that you probably have never heard of. But you might have heard of three of its players. Stanton Kidd, Derrell Edwards and Corey Spence grew up 1,705 miles away from Levelland, Texas — in Baltimore. Kidd played at Edmondson and Edwards and Spence teamed up at Dunbar; together they've helped the Texans earn their 11th Western Junior College Athletic Conference championship.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | June 2, 2011
Dr. Kenneth F. Spence Jr., a highly regarded Baltimore orthopedic surgeon who was a Vietnam War veteran, died Monday of leukemia at Hooper House Hospice in Forest Hill. The longtime Columbia resident was 79. The son of a civil engineer and a homemaker, Dr. Spence was born and raised in Hagerstown, where he was a 1949 graduate of Hagerstown High School. After graduating from what is now Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Va., in 1953, he enrolled at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, where he earned a medical degree in 1957.
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