OBITUARIES

Edgar H. German Jr., electrical engineer

Edgar H. German Jr., electrical engineer

Edgar H. German Jr., an electrical engineer who founded GT-Tech Inc., died Friday at Maryland Shock Trauma Center of injuries suffered in an Aug.1 automobile accident in Reisterstown. He was 82.

 
Dr. Peter O. Kwiterovich Jr., expert on lipid disorders

Dr. Peter O. Kwiterovich Jr., expert on lipid disorders

Dr. Peter O. Kwiterovich Jr., an internationally known expert on lipid disorders who was the founder and director of the Johns Hopkins Lipid Clinic and was an early advocate for routine cholesterol...

 
Victoria F. Gelfman, Howard prosecutor, dies

Victoria F. Gelfman, Howard prosecutor, dies

Victoria F. "Vickie" Gelfman, a prosecutor in the Howard County state's attorney's office whose blog posts about her struggle with acute myeloid leukemia served as an inspiration to others, died...

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Dawson Stump, insurance executive

Dawson Stump, insurance executive

Dawson Stump, a retired Baltimore insurance executive and Korean War veteran, died Wednesday of respiratory failure at his Owings Mills home. He was 86.

Dunbar Brooks, head of Baltimore County and state school boards, dies

Dunbar Brooks, head of Baltimore County and state school boards, dies

Dunbar Brooks, who was the first African-American to serve as president of the Baltimore County school board and later became president of the Maryland State Board of Education, died of an infection...

Howard Marion Gamse

Howard Marion Gamse

Howard Marion Gamse, a former vice president of Gamse Lithographing Co., died Aug. 11 of cancer in his North Baltimore home. He was 89.

Henry B. Mann Jr., marketing manager

Henry B. Mann Jr., marketing manager

Henry B. Mann Jr., a retired Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Co. marketing manager and World War II veteran, died Aug. 4 of complications from dementia at Envoy of Denton, a nursing home. He was...

Dr. Robert R. Hahn, ER chief

Dr. Robert R. Hahn, ER chief

Dr. Robert R. Hahn, former emergency room chief at what is now the University of Maryland Shore Medical Center in Easton, died Aug. 7 of coronary artery disease at William Hill Manor in Easton. He was...

William S. Jeffries, Alex. Brown partner

William S. Jeffries, Alex. Brown partner

William S. Jeffries, who rose from a clerk at Alex. Brown & Sons to managing director and partner in the venerable Baltimore financial firm, died Aug. 8 of complications from dementia at Arden...

George N. Manis, lawyer

George N. Manis, lawyer

George N. Manis, founder of the Annapolis law firm of Manis, Canning & Associates, died Wednesday of heart failure at the Fairfield Nursing Center in Crownsville. He was 85.

John L. Ruth Sr., flower salesman

John L. Ruth Sr., flower salesman

John L. Ruth Sr., a retired wholesale flower salesman who earlier had been a Maryland state trooper, died Monday of heart failure at his home in Thomasville, Pa. He was 73.

Elmer A. "Peck" Jones, City Council clerk

Elmer A. "Peck" Jones, City Council clerk

Elmer A. "Peck" Jones, the longtime Baltimore City Council clerk who had been a Democratic stalwart throughout his life, died Sunday of complications from kidney failure at Baltimore Washington...

Dr. Garfield D. Kington, West Baltimore physician

Dr. Garfield D. Kington, West Baltimore physician

Dr. Garfield D. Kington, a physician who was a familiar and comforting presence to his West Baltimore patients for decades, died Aug. 3 of multiple myeloma at his Northwest Baltimore home. He was 91.

Frances G. 'Gerry' Mayes, dog trainer

Frances G. 'Gerry' Mayes, dog trainer

Frances G. "Gerry" Mayes, a dog trainer who also showed dogs, died Aug. 4 of cancer at her Essex home. She was 71.

The Rev. Harry L. Hoffman III, Episcopal rector

The Rev. Harry L. Hoffman III, Episcopal rector

The Rev. Harry L. Hoffman III, a retired Episcopal rector who had been associated with churches in Maryland, Virginia and Wyoming, and was an ardent conservationist and outdoorsman, died Aug. 1 of...

Lester J. Bartholomew, tax accountant

Lester J. Bartholomew, tax accountant

Lester J. Bartholomew, a retired tax accountant, died Saturday at the Presbyterian Home of Maryland in Towson of complications from a fall. He was 100.

George W. Hilton, college professor

George W. Hilton, college professor

George W. Hilton, a retired college professor, author and transportation economist whose works on railroads and shipping included the seminal history of Maryland's Ma & Pa Railroad, died Aug. 4 of...

Dorothy L. Abrams, registered nurse

Dorothy L. Abrams, registered nurse

Dorothy L. Abrams, a registered nurse and World War II veteran, died July 7 at Northwest Hospital of complications from a stroke. She was 93.

Carolyn Ruth Smith Leighton, 92

Carolyn Ruth Smith Leighton, volunteer and teacher

Carolyn Ruth Smith Leighton, whose deep faith led her to care for the sick, teach religion and join her husband, the former Episcopal bishop of the Diocese of Maryland, in visiting churches throughout...

Donald H. Seitz, civil engineer

Donald H. Seitz, civil engineer

Donald H. Seitz, a retired civil engineer who spent most of his career with McLean Contracting Co. of Baltimore and Norfolk, Va., died Aug. 3 of heart failure at Carroll Hospital Center in...

Marilyn W. Beckey

Marilyn W. Beckey

Marilyn W. Beckey, a former longtime Stoneleigh Elementary School art teacher who was a world traveler, died July 25 of heart failure at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury. She was 86.

Matthew T. Kellermann, systems analyst

Matthew T. Kellermann, systems analyst

Matthew T. Kellermann, a computer systems analyst and lifelong baseball fan, died Aug. 1 of a heart attack at his Ellicott City home. He was 53.

Charnie L. 'Les' Kinion Jr., marathon founder

Charnie L. 'Les' Kinion Jr., marathon founder

Charnie L. "Les" Kinion Jr., a city firefighter who founded the Baltimore Road Runners Club and the Maryland Marathon, died July 23 of a heart attack in Brooklyn, N.Y. He was 78.

Howard M. 'Smitty' Smith, transporter

Howard M. 'Smitty' Smith, transporter

Howard M. "Smitty" Smith, who had owned and operated a Baltimore County horse transportation business, died July 31 of heart failure at Winter Haven Hospital in Winter Haven, Fla. He was 83.

Jane Allan Bowie

Jane Allan Bowie

Jane Allan Bowie, former executive director of Network 2000 who earlier worked in marketing and public relations, died Monday of amyotropic lateral sclerosis, more commonly known as Lou Gehrig's...

George J. Andreadakis, meat firm owner

George J. Andreadakis, meat firm owner

George J. Andreadakis, a retired founder of a wholesale beef firm who also owned a Towson restaurant, died of heart disease Monday at his Pikesville home. He was 91.

D. Kent Parker, IT supervisor

D. Kent Parker, IT supervisor

D. Kent Parker, a retired supervisor of records and information technology for Baltimore County government, died Saturday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center of complications from a fall. He was 77.

Lacrosse player Devin Cook remembered as motivated and popular

Lacrosse player Devin Cook remembered as motivated and popular

Devin Cook's community college lacrosse coach said that the 20-year-old, a business major who was active in lacrosse leagues around the city, wanted to use sports as a way of getting a scholarship and...

Dr. Richard G. Thomas Jr., veteran educator

Dr. Richard G. Thomas Jr., veteran educator

Dr. Richard G. Thomas Jr., a longtime Baltimore County educator who helped in the integration of county public schools in the 1950s, died Thursday of complications of a stroke at Gilchrist Hospice...

Robert W. Awalt Sr., home builder

Robert W. Awalt Sr., home builder

Robert W. Awalt Sr., who built homes in West Baltimore and Howard County, died of kidney failure July 26 at his Annapolis home. He was 91.

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