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July 20, 2003
Of Winter Haven, FL, formerly of Easton, MD, beloved husband of the late Alma H. Fountain (nee Hanks); devoted father of Peggy Spillane of Winter Haven, FL, Jay M. Fountain of Portland, OR and Jeff Fountain of Boulder, CO. Also survived by four grandchildren, markland Fountain, Chris Fountain, Claire Fountain and Jill Fountain. Memorial Services will be held on the Eastern Shore of MD at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to Girls, Inc., P.O. Box 7285, Winter Haven, FL 33883-7285.
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October 7, 2005
On October 2, 2005 MATILDA (nee Amoss) of Winter Haven, FL, formerly of Catonsville, MD beloved wife of the late Howard P. Robertson; devoted mother of Gwendolyn Waters and her husband Gale Waters, M.D.; loving grandmother of Deane Fenstermaker, R. Phillip Waters, Robin Waters Poderski and Gwendolyn Dawn Waters; dearest great-grandmother of Grace, Raymond, Sydney, Apita, Karolina, Aleksander, Caitlin and Til. Friends may call at the Witzke Funeral Home...
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NEWS
April 8, 2004
MR. HARRY E. UPHOFF of Winter Haven died Monday, April 5, 2004 at Winter Haven Hospital. He was 78. Born in Edgemere, MD, on May 8, 1925, he came to Winter Haven from Delta, PA, in 1989. He was a consultant engineer in the mechanical engineering field. He was a Marine Corps veteran in World War II. He was a member of the SPEBSQSA in the Dundalk, MD chapter, where they were national champions in 1961. He attended Lamb of God Lutheran Church in Winter Haven and was past president of the congregation of St. Lukes Lutheran Church in Dundalk.
NEWS
September 25, 2005
Charles Earl Ramsey Sr., a retired electrician and former Arnold resident, died of cancer Monday at a hospital in Orange Park, Fla. He was 70. Mr. Ramsey was born in Virginia and raised in Baltimore's Brooklyn neighborhood. He attended city public schools and later earned his General Educational Development diploma. Mr. Ramsey, who was known as Earl, learned his trade working as an electrician for Liberty Electric Co. and later worked at Rosewood State Hospital. He was an electrician at the now-closed Crownsville State Hospital for 20 years until retiring in 1990.
NEWS
October 15, 2004
On October 13, 2004, DONALD C. STEWART, age 77 of 821 Oleander Dr., S.E., Winter Haven, FL. passed away at Heart of Florida Hospital. He was born July 30, 1927. He is a native of St. Michael's, MD, resided in Towson MD till 1996. Beloved son of the late Albert F. Stewart and Helen (nee Denny) Stewart; he is survived by his wife, Dorothy P. Stewart of Winter Haven FL and son, Donald C. Stewart of Easton, MD. Mr Stewart was an (A.V.P.) Assist. Vice Pres./Maryland National Bank, served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was a member of the American Legion Post No.8 in Winter Haven.
NEWS
October 7, 2005
On October 2, 2005 MATILDA (nee Amoss) of Winter Haven, FL, formerly of Catonsville, MD beloved wife of the late Howard P. Robertson; devoted mother of Gwendolyn Waters and her husband Gale Waters, M.D.; loving grandmother of Deane Fenstermaker, R. Phillip Waters, Robin Waters Poderski and Gwendolyn Dawn Waters; dearest great-grandmother of Grace, Raymond, Sydney, Apita, Karolina, Aleksander, Caitlin and Til. Friends may call at the Witzke Funeral Home...
NEWS
November 30, 2003
On November 26, 2003, AUDREY L. EICHHORN SMITH, 91, passed away in Winter Haven, FL; widow of Clarence B. Smith. She is survived by her daughters, Lorraine D. Kushto and Barbara Ann Smith; sisters Elva Pittillo and Roberta Crockett. Donations may be made to the Shrines Hospital for Children.
NEWS
December 2, 2003
Audrey L. Eichorn Smith, a Baltimore native who moved to Florida in 1968, died of heart failure Wednesday at a hospital in Winter Haven, Fla. She was 91. Mrs. Smith was a homemaker and a Past Worthy Matron of Pythagoras Chapter No. 55, of the Order of the Eastern Star. After moving to Florida, she remained active in the organization. She was a member of Mecca Court No. 98 of the Ladies Oriental Shrine of North America in Lakeland, Fla. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Ott-Laughlin Funeral Home in Auburndale, Fla. Surviving are two daughters, Lorraine D. Kushto and Barbara Ann Smith, both of Winter Haven; and two sisters, Elva Pittillo and Roberta Crockett, both of Baltimore.
NEWS
August 19, 2003
Babette Deveta McEvoy, a homemaker and former Catonsville resident, died of cardiomyopathy Friday at Brandywyne Health Care Center in Winter Haven, Fla. She was 78. Born Babette D. Scrimger in Washington and raised in Linthicum, she graduated in 1941 from Glen Burnie High School. She attended the University of Maryland, College Park and worked in the auditor's department of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad during World War II. The former Blakeney Road resident had been an active member of St. John's United Church of Christ in Catonsville before moving to Winter Haven in 1991.
NEWS
January 27, 1994
According to a recent survey by the Howard County Department of Citizen Services, the overwhelming majority of homeless people in the county are young, single women. Many of them are mothers. A department official explains that young women, especially those with children, tend to be the most vulnerable to financial turmoil, spousal abuse and other personal calamities that often lead to eviction from a residence.The image of a homeless young mother is one that cries out particularly loudly for attention.
NEWS
January 15, 2005
Carolynn L. Kraft, a homemaker and volunteer, died of heart failure Sunday at Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis. She was 80. Born in Baltimore, the former Carolynn Louise Miegel was raised on Mount Holly Street and graduated in 1942 from Western High School. After graduating from Maryland Institute College of Art, she was a draftsman for Bartlett-Hayward Co., a Southwest Baltimore equipment manufacturer, during World War II. In 1944, she married Lawrence Stephen Kraft, a U.S. Customs Service admeasurer who examined the dimensions and capacities of ships.
NEWS
October 15, 2004
On October 13, 2004, DONALD C. STEWART, age 77 of 821 Oleander Dr., S.E., Winter Haven, FL. passed away at Heart of Florida Hospital. He was born July 30, 1927. He is a native of St. Michael's, MD, resided in Towson MD till 1996. Beloved son of the late Albert F. Stewart and Helen (nee Denny) Stewart; he is survived by his wife, Dorothy P. Stewart of Winter Haven FL and son, Donald C. Stewart of Easton, MD. Mr Stewart was an (A.V.P.) Assist. Vice Pres./Maryland National Bank, served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was a member of the American Legion Post No.8 in Winter Haven.
NEWS
April 8, 2004
MR. HARRY E. UPHOFF of Winter Haven died Monday, April 5, 2004 at Winter Haven Hospital. He was 78. Born in Edgemere, MD, on May 8, 1925, he came to Winter Haven from Delta, PA, in 1989. He was a consultant engineer in the mechanical engineering field. He was a Marine Corps veteran in World War II. He was a member of the SPEBSQSA in the Dundalk, MD chapter, where they were national champions in 1961. He attended Lamb of God Lutheran Church in Winter Haven and was past president of the congregation of St. Lukes Lutheran Church in Dundalk.
NEWS
December 2, 2003
Audrey L. Eichorn Smith, a Baltimore native who moved to Florida in 1968, died of heart failure Wednesday at a hospital in Winter Haven, Fla. She was 91. Mrs. Smith was a homemaker and a Past Worthy Matron of Pythagoras Chapter No. 55, of the Order of the Eastern Star. After moving to Florida, she remained active in the organization. She was a member of Mecca Court No. 98 of the Ladies Oriental Shrine of North America in Lakeland, Fla. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Ott-Laughlin Funeral Home in Auburndale, Fla. Surviving are two daughters, Lorraine D. Kushto and Barbara Ann Smith, both of Winter Haven; and two sisters, Elva Pittillo and Roberta Crockett, both of Baltimore.
NEWS
November 30, 2003
On November 26, 2003, AUDREY L. EICHHORN SMITH, 91, passed away in Winter Haven, FL; widow of Clarence B. Smith. She is survived by her daughters, Lorraine D. Kushto and Barbara Ann Smith; sisters Elva Pittillo and Roberta Crockett. Donations may be made to the Shrines Hospital for Children.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Jim Abbott | August 31, 2003
Philip Kaufman had made a promise to a friend, and on this September evening he planned to make good on it. So, he borrowed a broken-down hearse with no license plate, tossed in a case of beer and some liquor and drove to Los Angeles International Airport to steal the body of Gram Parsons. The guys at the loading dock didn't like the look of the rusty old hearse. Kaufman, Parsons' road manager, affectionately known as "the road mangler," almost lost his nerve when a cop had to help push-start the wreck.
SPORTS
April 19, 1991
Rickey Henderson, who has a strained calf muscle, is not likely to get a chance at breaking Lou Brock's stolen-base record until next week.The Oakland Athletics outfielder is within one of Brock's career total of 938 but hasn't played since April 11.The Athletics termed Henderson "very doubtful' for last night's game against the California Angels and doubtful for the weekend series against the Seattle Mariners.* EXPANSION: The Washington-Baltimore area could support two major-league teams, Douglas Danforth, chairman of the National League expansion committee, told The Washington Post."
NEWS
By Ivan Penn and Ivan Penn,Sun Staff Writer | May 22, 1994
Three months ago, Larry Harris and Art Clippard shared sleeping quarters in a 20-bed, makeshift homeless shelter at Emmanuel United Methodist Church in Laurel, a refuge from bitter cold and ice storms.Now that the ice storms have turned to springtime rain showers, the temporary homeless shelter program, called Winter Haven, has ended.For Mr. Harris, spring has brought a new job and an apartment. But the hard times continue for Mr. Clippard: He lives in his aging and immobile car.The men are fixtures at Elizabeth House, a Laurel soup kitchen that helped sponsor the Winter Haven shelter program, a 17-week program for homeless men. On a recent visit, they recalled their stay in the Winter Haven shelter.
NEWS
August 19, 2003
Babette Deveta McEvoy, a homemaker and former Catonsville resident, died of cardiomyopathy Friday at Brandywyne Health Care Center in Winter Haven, Fla. She was 78. Born Babette D. Scrimger in Washington and raised in Linthicum, she graduated in 1941 from Glen Burnie High School. She attended the University of Maryland, College Park and worked in the auditor's department of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad during World War II. The former Blakeney Road resident had been an active member of St. John's United Church of Christ in Catonsville before moving to Winter Haven in 1991.
NEWS
July 20, 2003
Of Winter Haven, FL, formerly of Easton, MD, beloved husband of the late Alma H. Fountain (nee Hanks); devoted father of Peggy Spillane of Winter Haven, FL, Jay M. Fountain of Portland, OR and Jeff Fountain of Boulder, CO. Also survived by four grandchildren, markland Fountain, Chris Fountain, Claire Fountain and Jill Fountain. Memorial Services will be held on the Eastern Shore of MD at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to Girls, Inc., P.O. Box 7285, Winter Haven, FL 33883-7285.
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