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March 10, 2009
On March 6, 2009, THEODORA R. SIMS; dear mother of Frankie and Theodore Sims, and cherished sister of Gertie Winns; also survived by other relatives and friends. Visitation with the family at the JOSEPH L. RUSS FUNERAL HOME, P.A., 2222-26 W. North Avenue, on Wednesday from 5 to 7 P.M. Wake at Ebenezer Baptist Church, 2301 Guilford Avenue, on Thursday from 6:30 to 7 P.M., with funeral service to follow.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | July 28, 2011
The Rev. Theodora J. "Dora" McLean, a registered nurse who was a founder and associate pastor of Christian Unity Temple Christian Community Church, died July 22 at Sinai Hospital of complications from a stroke. The Halethorpe resident was 82. The daughter of a blacksmith and a homemaker, she was born Theodora J. Jackson, one of 10 children in the family, in Nelson County, Va., where she was raised and graduated in 1950 from Nelson County High School. She moved to Baltimore and in 1950 married Joseph Lee McLean Sr., who worked at Eastern Stainless Steel Co. Mrs. McLean and her husband were members of Gillis Memorial Christian Community Church of Baltimore and were founding members with an older sister, the late Rev. Maude H. Coleman, of Christian Unity Temple in 1966.
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NEWS
February 1, 1994
Theodora C. Pecunes, who was active in Baltimore's Greek community, died Saturday at St. Joseph Hospital of complications of respiratory illness. She was 80.The Cockeysville resident was a charter member of the Greek Ladies Philoptohos Society at the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation and a member of the Ladies Panchian Society and the Greek American Progressive Association.Through those organizations, she was active in Greek War Relief during World War II.She married Constantine J. Pecunes in 1937, and they operated the Apollo Motel and the Ocean Beach Apartments in Ocean City.
NEWS
March 10, 2009
On March 6, 2009, THEODORA R. SIMS; dear mother of Frankie and Theodore Sims, and cherished sister of Gertie Winns; also survived by other relatives and friends. Visitation with the family at the JOSEPH L. RUSS FUNERAL HOME, P.A., 2222-26 W. North Avenue, on Wednesday from 5 to 7 P.M. Wake at Ebenezer Baptist Church, 2301 Guilford Avenue, on Thursday from 6:30 to 7 P.M., with funeral service to follow.
NEWS
July 15, 2004
On July 13, 2004 THEODORA(nee Graziano) MCCAFFRAY dear daughter of Lauretta Graziano and the late Dr. Theodore Graziano; beloved wife of Charles E. Mc Caffray, Jr.; devoted mother of Theodora B. Mc Caffray, M. Allyson Taubman, Michael George Mc Caffray and Molly Cerretani; dear sister of Michael Graziano and Katherine Martin. She is also survived by seven grandchildren and many loving nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the family owned Mitchell-Wiedefeld Funeral Home, Inc., 6500 York Road (at Overbrook)
NEWS
October 11, 2004
On October 8, 2004 DR. THEODORA KIMSEY RYTINA, beloved wife of the late Anthony George Rytina, devoted mother of Randall Kimsey of Butte, MT., and devoted step-mother of Elise R. Zaragoza of Mc Clean, VA., loving grandmother of Bridget Kimsey of Burlington, VT.. Due notice of service will be given. Arrangements by the family owned Mitchell-Wiedefeld Funeral Home i Nc. (410) 377-8300.
NEWS
December 13, 1990
A memorial service for Theodora Fenton Brooks, retired assistant director of admissions at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, will be held at 11:15 a.m. today at the Memorial Episcopal Church, Bolton Street and Lafayette Avenue.Miss Brooks, who was 80 and lived on Reservoir Street, died Monday of heart failure at the Meridian Nursing Center-Long Green.She retired about 15 years ago after working at the hospital for about 40 years.Born in Baltimore, she graduated from the Bryn Mawr School and Goucher College.
NEWS
October 14, 2004
Theodora K. Rytina, who taught education and early childhood development at what is now Towson University for more than two decades, died of emphysema Friday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. She was 76. Dr. Rytina, who was a member of the Delaware tribe of American Indians, was born Theodora Randall in Borger, Okla. She earned a bachelor's degree in education in 1950 from the University of Oklahoma, and her master's and doctorate degrees in early childhood development from Columbia University.
NEWS
June 5, 2007
Theodora "Lola" Kapsambelis, a homemaker and church volunteer, died of complications from dementia Saturday at her Cockeysville home. She was 77. Theodora Samiou was born and raised in Salonika, Greece. She was 19 when she immigrated in 1948 to Baltimore to live with an aunt and uncle. She was a seamstress before her 1951 marriage to Angelo Kapsambelis. The couple lived in Dundalk for many years before moving to Cockeysville. Mrs. Kapsambelis enjoyed making clothes for family members and volunteering at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, where she was known for the pastries she prepared for the church's annual festival.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Judith Green | April 9, 1998
Theodora Hanslowe, whose friends call her Teddy, returns Tuesday to her alma mater, Peabody Conservatory of Music, for a preview of her New York recital debut.Hanslowe, an award-winning mezzo, made her Metropolitan Opera debut in 1994 as Rosina in "The Barber of Seville."For her Weill Recital Hall program later this spring, she has chosen songs by Henry Purcell, Arnold Schoenberg, Francis Poulenc and George Gershwin, and the second cycle of "Liederkreis" to poems of Joseph Eichendorff by Robert Schumann.
NEWS
March 25, 2008
On March 12, 2008, MS. LEWIS, retired school teacher, champion scrabble and crossword player. She is the loving sister of Wesley Lewis and Bell Carrington; cousin of Geraldine Smith; devoted godmother of Norman Watkins, William Watkins and the late Charles Watkins. The family will receive friends at 2140 N. Fulton Avenue on Wednesday at 10:30am.
NEWS
August 4, 2007
On August 3, 2007, JAY SAMUEL, of Manchester, MD; beloved husband of June Theodora Dillon (nee Hale); devoted father of George Edward Dillon, Sr. and Carol J. Mellon; stepfather of Atlee Martin, Jr., Michael David Martin, Larry Alan Martin and Linda June Roemer. Services at Eline Funeral Home, 934 S. Main Street, Hampstead, MD 21074, Monday August 6, 2007 at 1 P.M. Interment in Forest Ridge Cemetery, Inc., Upperco, MD. Friends may call Monday August 6, 2007, 11 A.M. to 1 P.M. at Eline Funeral Home.
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By Chris Emery and Chris Emery,sun reporter | July 29, 2007
Theodora Gasparis, who ran the Honey Bee Drive-In Restaurant and later Honey Bee Liquors in Glen Burnie, died July 23 of respiratory complications at Anne Arundel Medical Center. She was 84. For more than 20 years beginning in 1956, Mrs. Gasparis and her husband ran the drive-in, which featured waitresses on roller skates. "We were the only thing between Baltimore and Annapolis," said a daughter, Parie Willis of Linthicum. "She knew everyone, and everyone knew her." Born Theodora Paraskeviadis in Istanbul, Turkey, she was one of eight children of Greek parents.
NEWS
March 18, 2007
On March 7, 2007, CHARLES P., beloved husband of Theodora (nee Teribury), devoted father of Diane Nelson, Charles T. Frank, and Mary Frank, devoted brother of Lillian Carter, Alma Griffin, Helen Wilson and Chris Jessop and husband, Jarrett; devoted uncle of Peggy Spangler, Sheila Gettie, Craig Wilson and Debbie Custer; devoted grandfather of Christina Nelson. Funeral services were held at E.F. Lassahn Funeral Home, 11750 Belair Road (Kingsville) on Mon., March 12 at 11 A.M. Interment Bel Air Memorial Gardens.
NEWS
November 13, 2006
On November 9, 2006, CHARLES A. (Chuck) BETKEY, husband of Theodora Oechsler Betkey, departed this life. He was the loving father of Donna Valenta and grandfather of Katie and Stephanie Valenta. He is also survived by his blended family for whom he cared deeply; Donald M. Schell and daughter Hayley, Deborah A. Tipton, and daughters Jaime Gettings and Raven Radel and her daughters Michelle and Valerie. Friends may call at CAFA (Cremations and Funeral Alternatives) 8717 Green Pastures Drive (off Joppa Road)
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