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March 28, 2006
Linda A. Greco, a former teacher's aide who enjoyed horseback riding, died of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, March 21 at her Ellicott City home. She was 69. Linda Johnson was born and raised in New Haven, Conn., and was a graduate of the Gateway School. After earning a bachelor's degree in biology in 1957 from Albertus Magnus College in New Haven, she traveled to Germany, where she worked as a university research assistant. Mrs. Greco moved to Ellicott City in 1968 and later attended Howard County Community College, where she earned an associate's degree in education.
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By Kelly Brewington and Kelly Brewington,kelly.brewington@baltsun.com | November 11, 2009
When 10-year-old Sean Menard's battle with kidney disease took a turn for the worse, his former kindergarten teacher's aide offered him one of her kidneys. When it turned out she was not a good match, her husband volunteered. His act of kindness not only enabled Sean to get the kidney he desperately needed, but it became a vital link in a chain of four donors who would give their healthy kidneys to four people in need of new organs. The University of Maryland Medical Center announced the series of donations Tuesday, which marked its first kidney exchange.
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By Alisa Samuels and Alisa Samuels,Evening Sun Staff sRB | June 10, 1991
The hundreds of mourners who gathered in Catonsville to say good-bye to Jane Frances Tyson, the grade school teacher's aide slain in a parking lot holdup last week, heard her life compared to a gem."She was like a jewel, a precious jewel," said the Rev. Lou Martin, of St. Lawrence Catholic Church during yesterday's Christian Wake Service at the Leroy M. & Russell C. Witzke Funeral Home."It's almost like we've been violated," he said of her violent death. "She was a precious jewel taken from us."
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen | March 28, 2009
Julia Cannen Hammond, who was paralyzed from the waist down after a 1970s shooting and later went on to became a teacher's aide, died of multiple organ failure March 14 at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. She was 56. Miss Hammond was born in Baltimore and raised on Keswick Road in Roland Park. She was a 1971 graduate of Western High School. On Dec. 31, 1975, Miss Hammond was visiting Joseph Lee, part owner of the Short Stop, a grocery-wine-beer carryout in Aberdeen. She had come to keep Mr. Lee, her boyfriend, company because he had to work New Year's Eve when an assailant came into the store, shooting Mr. Lee. After picking up Mr. Lee's .357-caliber Magnum revolver, which he kept in the shop, the robber forced the couple to lie on the floor.
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June 27, 2006
Doris E. Robinson, a homemaker and former teacher's aide, died of heart failure Thursday at Sinai Hospital. She was 80 and had lived the past half-century in Cockeysville. Doris E. Crame was born in St. Louis and as an 8-year-old moved with her family to East Baltimore and then to Chestnut Ridge in Baltimore County. She was a Franklin High School graduate and attended what is now Towson University. From 1967 until 1977, she was a teacher's aide at Seventh District Elementary School in Parkton.
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October 11, 2002
Beatrice Lee, 82, beautician, teacher's aide Beatrice Lee, a retired beautician and teacher's aide, died of heart failure Sunday at Bon Secours Hospital. The longtime West Baltimore resident was 82. She was born and raised Beatrice Turner in Anne Arundel County, where she attended public schools. In 1936, she moved to Baltimore and married Wardie Lee Sr., a longshoreman, in the early 1940s. He died in 1983. Mrs. Lee operated Bee's Beauty Salon on West Saratoga Street for more than 20 years, until its closing in 1968.
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September 11, 1990
Barbara Ann Miller, a Baltimore elementary school teacher's aide, died unexpectedly Friday at her home in Timonium. She was 67.A Mass of Christian burial was offered for Mrs. Miller yesterday at the Roman Catholic Shrine of the Sacred Heart in Mount Washington.Born in Baltimore, the former Barbara Appel was a graduate Mount St. Agnes High School and the College of Notre Dame of Maryland.She had been a teacher's aide at the Mount Washington Elementary School for the past 15 years. Before that she worked as a secretary in the engineering department of the Johns Hopkins University.
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December 17, 2002
Marion Wiles Meyer, a homemaker and accomplished needleworker, died of a stroke Dec. 10 at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. She was 72. Born Marion Wiles in Washington and raised in Alexandria, Va., she was known as "Midge" since childhood. She earned her bachelor's degree in science and home economics in 1952 from what is now Radford University, and that year married Charles B. Meyer Jr. She and her husband, a retired Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Co. employee, lived for many years on Warwick Drive in Lutherville until moving to Timonium in 1988.
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By Kelly Brewington and Kelly Brewington,kelly.brewington@baltsun.com | November 11, 2009
When 10-year-old Sean Menard's battle with kidney disease took a turn for the worse, his former kindergarten teacher's aide offered him one of her kidneys. When it turned out she was not a good match, her husband volunteered. His act of kindness not only enabled Sean to get the kidney he desperately needed, but it became a vital link in a chain of four donors who would give their healthy kidneys to four people in need of new organs. The University of Maryland Medical Center announced the series of donations Tuesday, which marked its first kidney exchange.
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By Edward Gunts and Edward Gunts,SUN STAFF | October 26, 1998
Winona Adelaide Dixon, a former teacher's aide who became a civic activist and mentor to numerous students in Baltimore's public schools, died Thursday of a pulmonary embolism at Liberty Medical Center. She was 77.For more than two decades, she worked with parents and teachers to develop tutoring programs for students with low test scores. She was so fiercely committed to public education that she would venture into public housing projects to find truants and take them to school.She was an active member of Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, campaigned aggressively for politicians such as former Rep. Kweisi Mfume, now president of the NAACP, and the Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, and was a volunteer at City Hall for one of her daughters -- Councilwoman Sheila Dixon.
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June 27, 2006
Doris E. Robinson, a homemaker and former teacher's aide, died of heart failure Thursday at Sinai Hospital. She was 80 and had lived the past half-century in Cockeysville. Doris E. Crame was born in St. Louis and as an 8-year-old moved with her family to East Baltimore and then to Chestnut Ridge in Baltimore County. She was a Franklin High School graduate and attended what is now Towson University. From 1967 until 1977, she was a teacher's aide at Seventh District Elementary School in Parkton.
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March 28, 2006
Linda A. Greco, a former teacher's aide who enjoyed horseback riding, died of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, March 21 at her Ellicott City home. She was 69. Linda Johnson was born and raised in New Haven, Conn., and was a graduate of the Gateway School. After earning a bachelor's degree in biology in 1957 from Albertus Magnus College in New Haven, she traveled to Germany, where she worked as a university research assistant. Mrs. Greco moved to Ellicott City in 1968 and later attended Howard County Community College, where she earned an associate's degree in education.
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December 17, 2002
Marion Wiles Meyer, a homemaker and accomplished needleworker, died of a stroke Dec. 10 at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. She was 72. Born Marion Wiles in Washington and raised in Alexandria, Va., she was known as "Midge" since childhood. She earned her bachelor's degree in science and home economics in 1952 from what is now Radford University, and that year married Charles B. Meyer Jr. She and her husband, a retired Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Co. employee, lived for many years on Warwick Drive in Lutherville until moving to Timonium in 1988.
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October 11, 2002
Beatrice Lee, 82, beautician, teacher's aide Beatrice Lee, a retired beautician and teacher's aide, died of heart failure Sunday at Bon Secours Hospital. The longtime West Baltimore resident was 82. She was born and raised Beatrice Turner in Anne Arundel County, where she attended public schools. In 1936, she moved to Baltimore and married Wardie Lee Sr., a longshoreman, in the early 1940s. He died in 1983. Mrs. Lee operated Bee's Beauty Salon on West Saratoga Street for more than 20 years, until its closing in 1968.
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By Edward Gunts and Edward Gunts,SUN STAFF | October 26, 1998
Winona Adelaide Dixon, a former teacher's aide who became a civic activist and mentor to numerous students in Baltimore's public schools, died Thursday of a pulmonary embolism at Liberty Medical Center. She was 77.For more than two decades, she worked with parents and teachers to develop tutoring programs for students with low test scores. She was so fiercely committed to public education that she would venture into public housing projects to find truants and take them to school.She was an active member of Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, campaigned aggressively for politicians such as former Rep. Kweisi Mfume, now president of the NAACP, and the Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, and was a volunteer at City Hall for one of her daughters -- Councilwoman Sheila Dixon.
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By Alisa Samuels and Alisa Samuels,Evening Sun Staff sRB | June 10, 1991
The hundreds of mourners who gathered in Catonsville to say good-bye to Jane Frances Tyson, the grade school teacher's aide slain in a parking lot holdup last week, heard her life compared to a gem."She was like a jewel, a precious jewel," said the Rev. Lou Martin, of St. Lawrence Catholic Church during yesterday's Christian Wake Service at the Leroy M. & Russell C. Witzke Funeral Home."It's almost like we've been violated," he said of her violent death. "She was a precious jewel taken from us."
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen | March 28, 2009
Julia Cannen Hammond, who was paralyzed from the waist down after a 1970s shooting and later went on to became a teacher's aide, died of multiple organ failure March 14 at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. She was 56. Miss Hammond was born in Baltimore and raised on Keswick Road in Roland Park. She was a 1971 graduate of Western High School. On Dec. 31, 1975, Miss Hammond was visiting Joseph Lee, part owner of the Short Stop, a grocery-wine-beer carryout in Aberdeen. She had come to keep Mr. Lee, her boyfriend, company because he had to work New Year's Eve when an assailant came into the store, shooting Mr. Lee. After picking up Mr. Lee's .357-caliber Magnum revolver, which he kept in the shop, the robber forced the couple to lie on the floor.
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By Richard Irwin and Richard Irwin,Evening Sun Staff Meredith Schlow and Elisha King contributed to this story | June 7, 1991
Baltimore County police today charged two men with shooting a 49-year-old teacher's aide to death in front of her grandchildren during a robbery last night behind the Value City department store at Westview Mall.The robbery netted the men less than $10, Baltimore County police said.The suspects, Gregory Lawrence, 34, of the first block of Sheviot Court in Woodlawn, and Wesley Baker, 33, of the 1300 block of Homestead St. in East Baltimore, were arrested shortly after the slaying. Both were being held at the Woodlawn District lockup on charges of first-degree murder, armed robbery and using a handgun in the commission of a felony.
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