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  • George A. Eichhorn III, attorney

    George A. Eichhorn III, attorney

    George A. Eichhorn III, a retired attorney who had worked in the state attorney general's office for more than three decades, died April 1 of complications from Alzheimer's disease at Brookdale Memory Care in Pikesville. The Bolton Hill resident was 75. The son of George A. Eichhorn Jr., an accountant,...

  • Daniel J. Feeley, owner and operator of filling stations and an avid golfer

    Daniel J. Feeley, owner and operator of filling stations and an avid golfer

    Daniel J. "Dan" Feeley, a businessman and golfer, died Sunday of brain cancer at his home overlooking the 10th hole of the Hillendale Country Club in Phoenix, Baltimore Country. He was 64. The son of J. Carroll Feeley, an insurance broker, and Monica Kelly Feeley, a homemaker, Daniel Joseph Feeley...

  • Doris B. Daneker, travel agent

    Doris B. Daneker, travel agent

    Doris B. Daneker, former owner of a Towson travel agency who also worked with Down syndrome children, died Saturday of complications from heart disease at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Mays Chapel resident was 87. The daughter of Louis Henry Brendel, a brass molder, and Margaret Louis Swann,...

  • Chester Duke, life insurance agent and philanthropist

    Chester Duke, life insurance agent and philanthropist

    Chester A. Duke Jr., a retired life insurance agent and estate planner who was also a philanthropist, died of cardiopulmonary arrest March 23 at the Maryland Masonic Home in Hunt Valley. He was 93 and had lived in the Wakefield section of Timonium. Born and raised in Front Royal, Va., he was the...

  • Harris Jones Jr., IBM executive

    Harris Jones Jr., IBM executive

    Harris Jones Jr., a retired IBM executive and an avid golfer, died Thursday of heart failure at the University of Maryland Medical Center. He was 81. The son of Harris Jones Sr., a stockbroker, and Dorothy Heuisler Jones, a homemaker, Harris Jones Jr. was born in Baltimore and raised on Churchwardens...

  • Kenneth Nibali, former Social Security associate commissioner, dies

    Kenneth Nibali, former Social Security associate commissioner, dies

    Kenneth David Nibali, a former top administrator at the Social Security Administration, died of leukemia April 4 at his home in West Friendship. He was 69. Mr. Nibali worked for the Social Security Administration for 30 years before retiring as associate commissioner of the Office of Disability...

  • Dr. Max R. English, longtime general practitioner in Baltimore

    Dr. Max R. English, longtime general practitioner in Baltimore

    Dr. Max R. English, a general practitioner who during a nearly 50-year career made house calls and delivered babies, died Monday of heart failure at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The resident of the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson was 97. The son of J. Marshall English, a businessman,...

  • Joseph R. Sanchez Sr., ironworker and former boxer, dies

    Joseph R. Sanchez Sr., ironworker and former boxer, dies

    Joseph R. Sanchez Sr., a retired ironworker who earlier in his life had been an award-winning pugilist, died March 26 from sepsis at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. The Essex resident was 86. The son of Manuel Macia Sanchez, a Bethlehem Steel Corp. worker who supplied crews for its ore ships,...

  • Anthony Tringali, barber who was among business pioneers in Columbia, dies

    Anthony Tringali, barber who was among business pioneers in Columbia, dies

    Anthony Joseph Tringali, a barber who opened Columbia's first barber shop and was a few months short of celebrating his 50th anniversary working there, died of a heart attack March 20 at Howard County General Hospital. He was 73 and lived in Ellicott City. Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Philip...

  • John M. Hession, Back River Neck activist

    John M. Hession, Back River Neck activist

    John M. Hession, an eastern Baltimore County activist who worked to protect the Back River Neck peninsula from overdevelopment, died March 28 of complications from a stroke at Franklin Square Medical Center. The Sue Creek resident was 84. "It's a delicate balancing act between the community, developers...

  • Sally M. Wolf, former owner of Baltimore women's clothing store

    Sally M. Wolf, former owner of Baltimore women's clothing store

    Sally M. Wolf, former owner of a Baltimore women's clothing store, died March 29 of cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Pikesville resident was 84. The daughter of Julian Wolf, a tailor, and Florence Cohen Marcus, Sally Marcus was born and raised in Forest Park and graduated in 1950...

  • Katherine K. 'Kay' Lehmann, member of McDonogh and Roland Park Place boards

    Katherine K. 'Kay' Lehmann, member of McDonogh and Roland Park Place boards

    Katherine K. "Kay" Lehmann, a former member of the McDonogh School board of trustees who was also on the founding board of Roland Park Place, died March 30 of heart failure at Stella Maris Hospice. She was 85 and lived at the Mercy Ridge retirement community in Timonium. "Kay was a very warm-spirited...

  • Harold Rudo, known as 'Mr. Shoe'

    Harold Rudo, known as 'Mr. Shoe'

    Harold Rudo, who became known as "Mr. Shoe" as he helped popularize and preserve the Air Force 1 Nike model throughout Baltimore, died March 21 of complications from a stroke at Northwest Hospital. He was 61 and had lived at the Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center. Born in Baltimore and raised in...

  • Gifford J. Aguilar, baking executive

    Gifford J. Aguilar, baking executive

    Gifford J. Aguilar, a retired Giant grocery stores baking executive, died March 24 of cancer at the Oak Crest retirement community. The former Loveton Farm resident was 95. Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Martin Aguilar, a Spanish-born baker, and Aimee LeVeque. He was a 1939 graduate of Forest...

  • Elizabeth Benzinger, Lutherville resident and family matriarch, dies

    Elizabeth Benzinger, Lutherville resident and family matriarch, dies

    Elizabeth Mays Benzinger, the matriarch of her family who delighted in her role as a grandmother of 12, died at Sinai Hospital March 25 of complications from a fall she suffered at her Lutherville home several days earlier. She was 93. Elizabeth Mays was born on Christmas Day, 1923, at her family's...

  • James A. Knowles, longtime Smithsonian Institute employee, dies

    James A. Knowles, longtime Smithsonian Institute employee, dies

    James A. Knowles, a firearms collector and restorer of model ships who worked in the maritime department of the Smithsonian Institution for three decades and restored a historic home in Arbutus, died of congestive heart failure Saturday at Manor Care Ruxton. He was 90. "Jim was a very scholarly...

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