Obituaries

John Guerriero, chief of Continental Foods, dies

John C. Guerriero, founder of Continental Foods and a leader in the Little Italy neighborhood, died of pneumonia Monday at Mercy Medical Center. He was 86. Born in Kincaid, Ill., he was the son of Pete Guerriero and his wife, Mary, who left Sicily for the United States in the 1920s. His father...

  • Doris V. Easter, longtime Reisterstown volunteer and homemaker, dies

    Doris V. Easter, longtime Reisterstown volunteer and homemaker, dies

    Doris V. Easter, a homemaker and volunteer who lived in Reisterstown for many years, died Saturday from cancer at Caper Cod Hospital in Hyannis, Mass. She was 91. Doris Virginia Crocker was born in the family home in Marstons Mills, Mass. She was the daughter of Lauchlan MacLean Crocker, who was...

  • Robert S. MacKenzie, retired city police officer

    Robert S. MacKenzie, retired city police officer

    Robert S. MacKenzie, a retired Baltimore police officer who enjoyed hunting, died Jan. 30 from cancer at his home in Henderson, Caroline County. He was 83. The son of Joseph MacKenzie, who worked in quality control for General Motors Corp., and Ellen MacKenzie, an insurance company worker, Robert...

  • Wilma N. Eckman, a homemaker, and widow of local sportscaster, dies

    Wilma N. Eckman, a homemaker, and widow of local sportscaster, dies

    Wilma N. Eckman, a homemaker who was the widow of Baltimore sports radio legend Charley Eckman, died Wednesday from cardiovascular disease at Serenity House of Mooresville in Mooresville, N.C. The former Glen Burnie resident was 95. The daughter of farmers John Franklin Howard and Annie Belle Cornelius...

  • Christopher Joseph Kauffman, church historian, dies

    Christopher Joseph Kauffman, church historian, dies

    Christopher Joseph Kauffman, a historian who wrote nearly a dozen books on the Catholic Church, died Tuesday from complications of dementia at Oakcrest Village Care Center in Parkville. He was 81. Mr. Kauffman was the youngest child of Bernice O’Brien and Dr. Daniel Emmanuel Kauffman. His father...

  • Reuben Armstrong, drummer with Frankie and the Spinners, dies

    Reuben Armstrong, drummer with Frankie and the Spinners, dies

    Reuben Armstrong, a retired shipyard draftsman who was a popular drummer and performed with the late-1960s group Frankie and the Spinners, died of heart disease Jan. 27 at Sinai Hospital. The resident of the Belvedere Square area was 66. Born in Baltimore and raised on West Saratoga Street in the...

  • Dr. Henry B. 'Harry' Wilson, retired Baltimore ophthalmologist and bibliophile, dies

    Dr. Henry B. 'Harry' Wilson, retired Baltimore ophthalmologist and bibliophile, dies

    Dr. Henry B. “Harry” Wilson, a retired Baltimore ophthalmologist and bibliophile whose collecting instincts ranged from Golden Books for children to histories of Baltimore and Maryland, died Jan. 28 at Oak Crest Village from a heart attack. The former longtime Roland Park resident was 94. “Harry...

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