July 13, 2014
John H. Zink Jr., a retired mechanical engineer and contractor who enjoyed playing gin rummy going to the beach, died July 3 of an apparent heart attack. He was 95. Mr. Zink was lunching and playing cards with friends at the Green Spring Club when he was stricken with a heart attack. He was taken to Northwest Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, family members said. The son of John Henry Zink, founder of the Heat & Power Corp., and Isabelle Greer Seipp Zink, a homemaker, John Henry Zink Jr. was born in Baltimore and raised at Mayfair, his family's farm, which is now the site of the Mays Chapel community in Timonium.
April 17, 2003
Marion Burk Knott, whose name graces many of the educational and medical buildings donated by her builder-philanthropist husband, Henry J. Knott, died of heart and respiratory failure at her Warrington Apartments home in Guilford. She would have been 93 next week. "She with her husband left their children a marvelous example of philanthropy and faith," Cardinal William H. Keeler said yesterday. "She was a devoted mother and I am sure that many will be mourning her passing. I join them."
August 2, 1997
Overcoming sickness, poor post position and the toughest group of fillies she has ever faced, Sanabelle Island won her 23rd straight race last night at the Meadowlands in East Rutherford, N.J.The 3-year-old Maryland-bred is now one victory from tying the record winning streak by a 3-year-old pacing filly.In 1973 and 1974, Handle With Care won 24 in a row.Trained and driven by Steve Warrington of Galena on the Eastern Shore, Sanabelle Island prevailed by a length in the first round of the Mistletoe Shallee Stakes.
August 2, 1992
Pack a scene with enough different types of humor and you can't help but get a laugh, says Reginald Hudlin, 30, the director of "Boomerang," the new Eddie Murphy film. He calls it the dense-pack theory of comedy: "Make it highbrow, lowbrow, political, raunchy or smooth, and then you can sneak in anything else you want."That approach and some prickly Afrocentric politics distinguished the 1990 hip-hop movie "House Party," a low-budget surprise hit that introduced the Hudlins -- Reginald and his brother Warrington, 39 -- as major players among the new black filmmakers.
January 11, 2004
Donald S. Levinson, former president of Tomke Aluminum Co. and a former member of the Maryland Racing Commission, died in his sleep Friday at his winter home in Palm Beach, Fla. He was 91. Mr. Levinson was born in Roanoke, Va., and moved with his family in 1916 to Eutaw Place. He later moved to Ashburton, where he graduated in 1930 from Forest Park High School. He earned his bachelor's degree from Washington & Lee College in Lexington, Va. in 1934. He was president for 50 years of Tomke Aluminum Co., a division of United Iron & Metal Co., until retiring in 1989.
January 26, 2006
On January 24, 2006, JOSEPH CARL WHITAKER, Jr., of Churchville, MD, beloved husband of Cindy Whitaker (nee Kohoskie). Devoted father of Joseph Whitaker III, and his wife Danielle. Loving son of Joseph Carl and Jane Arlene wilfong Whitaker, Sr. Brother of Carolyn V. Du Vall and Camellia W. Warrington. Also survived by his grandmother Lillian Dahmer. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held in St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Harve de Grace, MD, on Friday, January 27, 2006 at 9:30 A.M. Interment will be in Bel Air, Memorial Gardens, Bel Air, MD. Friends may call at the family owned Mc Comas Funeral Home, Abingdon, MD, on Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M. Those who desire may contribute to the American Heart Association, POB 5216, Glen Allen, VA, 23058.
November 8, 2007
JAMES GIBBONS LONG, of Fredericksburg Va, formerly of Baltimore, Md, West Haven, Ct and Southampton, Pa, at home surrounded by his family on November 3, 2007, after a courageous battle with bladder cancer. Son of James G. Long (Barbara) and the late Kathleen M. Long; father of Mary E. Kwenda(Maxwell N.) and Kathleen Long; brother of Kathleen L. Messing (Robert J.), Mary Elizabeth L. Ganucheau (Edmond F.), William P Long (Paula) and the late Teresa; grandfather of Madiro K. and Maita S. Kwenda.
February 17, 2005
On February 14, 2005, JOHN FRANCIS WICKHAM SR.; beloved husband of Ruth Vollmer Wickham; devoted father of Patricia Warrington, Nancy Kelbaugh, Elizabeth Jane Coakley, Donald J. Wickham, Dorothy A. Wickham, Mary Frances Dolbashian, Michael O. Wickham and the late John F. Wickham Jr. Also survived by 19 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren. Friends may call at the family owned Mitchell-Wiedefeld Funeral Home, Inc., 6500 York Road (at Overbrook), on Thursday 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M. A Funeral Mass will be offered Friday 10 A.M. at St. Mary's Church (Govans)
September 26, 2005
On September 22, 2005 EMMANIOLKALATHAS, born in New Kensington, PA and raised in Greece, succumbed to cancer. Beloved husband of the late Estella Jean (nee Clark); dear father of Ed Warrington, Merle Vickers, Nicholas Kalathas, Christopher Kalathas and Trina Madani; dear brother of Andrew Kalathas. Also survived by numerous loving grandchildren and great-grandchildren. A Trisaghion Service will be held at the family owned Ruck Towson Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 York Rd. (Beltway Exit 26A) on Monday at 7:30 p.m. Mr. Kalathas will lie in state in the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation (Maryland Ave. and Preston St.)
July 28, 2001
In the Region Wyman Park plans to repurchase up to 20,000 more shares Wyman Park Bancorp. Inc. said yesterday that it plans to repurchase up to an additional 20,000 of its 822,490 outstanding shares in the open market. Ernest A. Moretti, company president, said the board of the Lutherville-based banking company approved the repurchase program in view of the stock's current price level and the strong capital position of the its subsidiary, Wyman Park Federal Savings & Loan Association.