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Obituaries

William McFaul, career FBI agent, dies

William Thomas "Bill" McFaul, a retired FBI special agent who handled prominent cases, died of heart disease Wednesday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. The longtime Glen Arm resident was 82. Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Clarence McFaul, a Hendler's ice cream employee, and Catherine Thompson....

  • Doris O. Young, community volunteer and museum docent

    Doris O. Young, community volunteer and museum docent

    Doris O. Young, a longtime community hospital and arts volunteer, died of respiratory failure Sunday at Roland Park Place. The former Otterbein and Guilford resident was 92. Born Doris Lucetta Oliver in Marion, Pa., and raised in Greencastle, Pa., she was the daughter of Joshua E. Oliver, a Greencastle...

  • Sister Esther Bataille, Benedictine sister and French teacher dies at 105

    Sister Esther Bataille, Benedictine sister and French teacher dies at 105

    Sister Esther Bataille, a member of the Benedictine order and a French teacher, died of respiratory failure Saturday at the Maria Health Care Center in Woodbrook. She was 105. Born Regina Bataille in Maplewood, N.J., she was the daughter of Emile Bataille and Gertrude Bataille. She was a graduate...

  • Michael J. Prenger, former official of Association of Bay Pilots

    Michael J. Prenger, former official of Association of Bay Pilots

    Michael Joseph Prenger, a retired member of the Association of Maryland Pilots who was its former vice president, died of an apparent heart attack Sunday at his Rodgers Forge home. He was 64. Born in Baltimore and raised in Locust Point, he was the son of John Prenger, who worked on the waterfront...

  • Patricia P. McArt, actor and supporter of community theater, dies at 89

    Patricia P. McArt, actor and supporter of community theater, dies at 89

    Patricia P. McArt, a former laboratory worker and character actor who enjoyed performing with local theater groups, died March 5 after suffering a heart attack. She was 89. "We had just seen a show, 'I Hate Hamlet,' at Dundalk Community Theatre and were on our way to dinner when she had a heart...

  • Leo E. Otterbein, longtime Baltimore-area psychologist, dies

    Leo E. Otterbein, longtime Baltimore-area psychologist, dies

    Leo E. Otterbein, a psychologist who earlier had worked as an educator, died of respiratory failure Friday at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 74. The son of Frank J. Otterbein, a grain merchant, and Marie Hofstetter Otterbein, a homemaker, Leo Eugene Otterbein was born in Baltimore and...

  • Monsignor Robert Armstrong, beloved rector of North Baltimore cathedral, dies

    Monsignor Robert Armstrong, beloved rector of North Baltimore cathedral, dies

    Monsignor Robert Armstrong, the longest-serving rector at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen in North Baltimore, died of heart failure March 1 at the Stella Maris care facility in Timonium. He was 81 and a beloved fixture of the prominent parish in the Archdiocese of Baltimore. Monsignor Armstrong...

  • Wallace Reid, former Evening Sun copy editor

    Wallace Reid, former Evening Sun copy editor

    Wallace "Wally" Reid, a colorful former Evening Sun copy editor who was known as "The Chairman" and admired for his vast knowledge of the arcane and his observant witticisms, died Wednesday at the McCarthy Care Center in Sandwich, Mass., after suffering a fall at his daughter's home. The former...

  • Charles Cahn II, attorney and civic leader, dies

    Charles Cahn II, attorney and civic leader, dies

    Charles Cahn II, a retired Baltimore attorney who was a founder of a scholarship fund for city youths, died of progressive supranuclear palsy March 3 at his Sarasota, Fla. home. The former Roland Park resident was 84. Born in Baltimore and raised in Forest Park, he was the son of Stanley L. Cahn,...

  • Marilyn A. Guzinski, educator and human resources officer, dies

    Marilyn A. Guzinski, educator and human resources officer, dies

    Marilyn A. Guzinski, a former public school educator who later worked in human resources, died Feb. 10 from a stroke at her Towson apartment. She was 62. The daughter of Morgan Amaimo Sr., an attorney, and Rita Lacroix Amaimo, Marilyn Amaimo was born in Baltimore and raised on Mount Royal Terrace,...

  • Charles 'Butch' Craig, Baltimore bootblack for more than 70 years, dies

    Charles 'Butch' Craig, Baltimore bootblack for more than 70 years, dies

    Charles "Butch" Craig, a Baltimore bootblack who kept the shoes of those from all walks of life gleaming with his signature high-buff shine for decades, died of respiratory failure March 3 at Northwest Hospital in Milford Mill. He was 97. "His life ambition was to be the best bootblack in the world,"...

  • Alexius A. 'Lex' Dyer Jr., quarry owner

    Alexius A. 'Lex' Dyer Jr., quarry owner

    Alexius A. "Lex" Dyer Jr., former owner of a Baltimore County quarry, died Tuesday of dementia at the Mercy Ridge retirement community in Timonium. He was 95. The son of Alexius A. Dyer Sr., a quarry owner, and Teresa M. Baker Dyer, a homemaker, Alexius Aloysius Dyer Jr. was born at home in Glyndon,...

  • Eugene N. Gogel, co-owner of Pikesville hardware store and garden center

    Eugene N. Gogel, co-owner of Pikesville hardware store and garden center

    Eugene N. Gogel, former co-owner of a Pikesville hardware store and garden center, died Monday. He was 84. "Gene was very smart and always had a positive personality. He was such a sweet guy, and everyone wanted to be around him," said Arnold M. Weiner, a Baltimore attorney and University of Maryland...

  • Stuart Godwin Jr., FBI special agent

    Stuart Godwin Jr., FBI special agent

    Stuart Godwin Jr., a retired FBI special agent who was a longtime Chestertown resident, died Feb. 28 of cancer at Compass Regional Hospice in Centreville. He was 90. The son of Stuart Godwin Sr., a newspaperman, and Kathryn Shults, Stuart Godwin Jr. was born in Washington and was raised there and...

  • Howard E. McIntyre, educator

    Howard E. McIntyre, educator

    Howard E. McIntyre, a retired Kent County public school educator and outdoorsman, died Feb. 16 of cancer at the University of Maryland Shore Medical Center at Easton. He was 79. The son of Charles E. McIntyre, a Bethlehem Steel Corp. electrical foreman, and Grace Loftus McIntyre, a homemaker, Howard...

  • Dr. Dragan V. Jezic, former chairman of radiology at GBMC, dies

    Dr. Dragan V. Jezic, former chairman of radiology at GBMC, dies

    Dr. Dragan V. Jezic, a retired radiologist who was the former chairman of radiology at Greater Baltimore Medical Center for more than two decades, died Feb. 19 of ocular melanoma at his Silver Spring home. The former longtime Lutherville resident was 86. "We worked together since 1969," said Dr....

  • Stanford Z. Rothschild Jr., former Baltimore money manager and philanthropist, dies

    Stanford Z. Rothschild Jr., former Baltimore money manager and philanthropist, dies

    Stanford Z. Rothschild Jr., a prominent Baltimore money manager and philanthropist, died of respiratory failure Feb. 13 at his home in Pikesville. He was 91. Born and raised in Baltimore near Pimlico Race Course, he was the son of Stanford Z. Rothschild, the owner of an insurance company, and Marie...

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