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Walter G. Amprey, city schools superintendent, dies at age 69

Walter G. Amprey, city schools superintendent, dies at age 69

Walter G. Amprey, the Baltimore schools superintendent from 1991 to 1997 who was remembered as an innovative educator, died of a pulmonary embolism Tuesday at the University of Maryland Medical...

 
Dr. M. Daniel Lane, Hopkins biochemist

Dr. M. Daniel Lane, Hopkins biochemist

Dr. M. Daniel Lane, a retired Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine researcher, biochemist and esteemed teacher who studied the body's chemical processes that affect hunger, died of myeloma...

 
The Rev. Gerald Hynes, served in Parkville parish

The Rev. Gerald Hynes, served in Parkville parish

The Rev. Gerald Hynes, a Passionist priest who served in a Parkville parish for nearly 30 years, died of a stroke April 16 at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium. He was 90.

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William Voss Elder III, White House curator

William Voss Elder III, White House curator

William Voss Elder III, a retired Baltimore Museum of Art curator who helped first...

Dyane Fancey, poet

Dyane Fancey, poet

Dyane Fancey, a prominent poet in Baltimore's arts community who also worked in the city school system and at a popular Mount Vernon restaurant, died April 13 of heart failure. The Hampden resident...

John Ostrowski, sausage maker

John Ostrowski, sausage maker

John Ostrowski, a renowned Southeast Baltimore sausage maker who refused to sell his product to supermarkets for wider distribution, died of complications from Alzheimer's disease Wednesday at...

Mark D. Metzger, worked with young offenders

Mark D. Metzger, worked with young offenders

Mark D. Metzger, who was director of youth initiatives for the Baltimore County Police Department for more than 30 years and was recognized for his work with juvenile delinquents and their families,...

Lisa M. Wehr, homemaker

Lisa M. Wehr, homemaker

Lisa M. Wehr, a homemaker who enjoyed visiting beaches, died March 19 of heart failure at her East Baltimore home. She was 48.

Oliver L. Hoffman Jr., steel executive

Oliver L. Hoffman Jr., steel executive

Oliver L. Hoffman Jr., a retired steel company executive who enjoyed watersports, died April 11 of complications from Parkinson's disease at his Arnold home. He was 87.

William A. Hubbard, chemical engineer

William A. Hubbard, chemical engineer

William A. Hubbard, a retired chemical engineer who headed a Baltimore business that created the orange-colored coatings for Howard Johnson restaurant roofs, died of heart failure Monday at his Towson...

Edythe E. Evans, dental instructor

Edythe E. Evans, dental instructor

Edythe E. Evans, a retired University of Maryland dental clinic instructor who was active in her church, died April 9 of Alzheimer's disease at Carroll Hospice's Dove House in Westminster. She was 83.

David A. Wagner, port official

David A. Wagner, port official

David A. Wagner, former deputy secretary of the Maryland Department of Transportation who later headed the Maryland Port Administration, died April 7 of cancer at his home in Mandeville, La. The...

Marjorie B. 'Midge' Price, homemaker

Marjorie B. 'Midge' Price, homemaker

Marjorie B. "Midge" Price, a homemaker and singer who had been a professional photographer, died April 8 of Alzheimer's disease at Blakehurst Retirement Community in Towson. She was 84.

Raymond E. Callegary, attorney

Raymond E. Callegary, attorney

Raymond Ernest Callegary, an attorney who practiced in downtown Baltimore for nearly 60 years, died of a brain hemorrhage Saturday at Stella Maris Hospice. He was 88 and lived in Timonium.

E. Brent Snodgrass, PR executive

E. Brent Snodgrass, PR executive

E. Brent Snodgrass, who had been Bethlehem Steel Corp.'s regional director of public and political affairs and later established a Florida public relations firm, died April 1 of complications from...

Col. Jesse D. Mitchell Jr., World War II fighter pilot

Col. Jesse D. Mitchell Jr., World War II fighter pilot

Col. Jesse D. Mitchell Jr., a World War II P-51 Mustang combat fighter pilot who later commanded the Maryland National Guard's 175th Tactical Fighter Group, died Friday of cancer at the Charlestown...

Dorothea Bache, scorekeeper

Dorothea Bache, scorekeeper

Dorothea Bache, a homemaker and retired Dorsey Speedway scorekeeper, died of cardiac arrest Friday at the Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air. The longtime Phoenix resident was 82.

Ralph Dawson Matthews Jr., journalist

Ralph Dawson Matthews Jr., journalist

Ralph Dawson Matthews Jr., a former managing editor of the Baltimore Afro-American who worked closely with Malcolm X in the early 1960s and once shared a house with a young Miles Davis, died April 3...

Philip C. Cooper

Philip C. Cooper

Philip C. Cooper, a retired design executive who had been president of a New York fabric and furniture house, ended his life in Baltimore on April 3. He was 78 and had lived on Mount Royal Avenue.

Orville Donnelly, retired physician

Orville Donnelly, retired physician

Orville Wright Donnelly, a retired physician who was a McDonogh School graduate, died of dementia complications March 28 at Kendall-Crosslands retirement community in Kennett Square, Pa. The former...

Eugenie Anne 'Jane' Connall

Eugenie Anne 'Jane' Connall

Eugenie Anne "Jane" Connall, a longtime Howard County psychologist who was also an animal lover, died April 5 of breast cancer at her Columbia home. She was...

Jeffrey F. Bayliss, chemical engineer

Jeffrey F. Bayliss, chemical engineer

Jeffrey F. Bayliss, a chemical engineer who was the president and owner of Spray Drying Systems Inc., died April 2 of complications from cancer at the University of Maryland Medical Center. He was 52.

Gordon F. 'Mac' McNamara Sr.

Gordon F. 'Mac' McNamara Sr.

Gordon F. "Mac" McNamara Sr., the personable Budeke's paint salesman and manager who was known to legions of his Fells Point customers as "Broadway Mac," died Tuesday in his sleep at his Towson home....

Robert Dwight

Robert Dwight

Robert Lenox Dwight, a retired engineer who founded the National Electronics Museum and was active in the Assateague Coastal Trust and the Cylburn Arboretum, died of pneumonia March 22 at Baywoods...

Dolores Mae Ali, technical writer

Dolores Mae Ali, technical writer

Dolores Mae Hammond Ali, a retired Social Security Administration technical writer, died of cancer Friday at her Randallstown home. She was 75.

Carol W. Hillery

Carol W. Hillery

Carol Williams Hillery, a retired software engineer who worked at the Space Telescope Science Institute, died of lung cancer Friday at her Bolton Hill home. She was 69.

Bernard Klemm

Bernard Klemm

Bernard Klemm, a retired Baltimore County Fire Department battalion chief who later became a bank courier, died of cancer Monday at his Dundalk home. He was 88.

Howard H. Walters

Howard H. Walters

Howard Homer Walters, a retired civil engineer and former president of Bell Atlantic Properties, died of kidney failure April 1 at the BayWoods of Annapolis. The longtime Cape St. Claire resident...

Dixie Beatrice Lightfoot, soloist

Dixie Beatrice Lightfoot, soloist

Dixie Beatrice Lightfoot, a church soloist and homemaker, died of a stroke April 1 at Seasons Hospice at Northwest Hospital. She was 95.

Herbert 'Hunky' Matz, lawyer

Herbert 'Hunky' Matz, lawyer

Herbert "Hunky" Matz, a Baltimore lawyer known for his warmth and wit, died Wednesday in his sleep. He turned 100 years old in January.

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