Obituaries

Thomas Keigler, banker and former McDonogh lacrosse coach

Thomas N. Keigler, a banker who had served as McDonogh School’s lacrosse coach after a successful college playing career, died of brain cancer Oct. 11 at Stella Maris Hospice. The Timonium resident was 62. Born in Baltimore and raised in Rodgers Forge and Wiltondale, he was the son of William Sorrell...

  • Anthony Ferrell, known as "Dr. Doo-Wop" on local radio

    Anthony Ferrell, known as "Dr. Doo-Wop" on local radio

    Anthony H. Ferrell, who appeared on Morgan State University’s radio station as “Doctor Doo-Wop” and worked in marketing, died Oct. 4 at Loch Raven Genesis Healthcare of complications from a stroke. The Columbia and Bolton Hill resident was 72. Born in Philadelphia and raised in the Germantown section,...

  • Frances C. Peterson, homemaker, volunteer

    Frances C. Peterson, homemaker, volunteer

    Frances C. Peterson, a homemaker and volunteer who had been director of volunteers at Children’s Hospital, died Sept. 25 of complications from dementia at her home in the Broadmead retirement community in Cockeysville. The former longtime West Towson resident was 99. The daughter of George H. Corse,...

  • The Rev. Barry K. Hargrove, pastor of Prince of Peace Baptist Church in East Baltimore

    The Rev. Barry K. Hargrove, pastor of Prince of Peace Baptist Church in East Baltimore

    The Rev. Barry K. Hargrove, the pastor of Prince of Peace Baptist Church in East Baltimore for more than a decade, who brought messages of social justice and environmental awareness, died Oct. 6 from a heart attack at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Northwest Baltimore resident was 51. “Pastor Hargrove...

  • Kathryn Johnson, accountant and field hockey player and coach

    Kathryn Johnson, accountant and field hockey player and coach

    Kathryn Hope "Katie" Johnson, an accountant and field hockey player and coach, died Sept. 30 at her Washington, D.C., home as a result of an epileptic seizure. The former Roland Park resident was 23. Born in Baltimore and raised in Roland Park, she was the daughter of Dr. Harry Wallace Johnson...

  • Judge Dorothy Virginia Utz, led Carrroll County Orphans' Court

    Judge Dorothy Virginia Utz, led Carrroll County Orphans' Court

    For 23 years, the Carroll County Orphans’ Court was led by Chief Judge Dorothy Virginia “Dottie” Utz , who served from 1994 until her death on Sunday. She was the first elected female Republican judge of that court. Judge Utz died Sunday in Westminster after battling leukemia. She was 90. Her son,...

  • Kimla C. Wilkins-Johnson, a Baltimore lawyer who had worked for Rep. Elijah E. Cummings

    Kimla C. Wilkins-Johnson, a Baltimore lawyer who had worked for Rep. Elijah E. Cummings

    Funeral services were held Monday at March Life Tribute Center in Windsor Mill for Kimla C. Wilkins-Johnson, a lawyer and a former legislative aide to Rep. Elijah E. Cummings who died Aug. 28 of breast cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Hunt Valley resident was 56. The daughter of...

  • John L. 'Luke' Stone, furniture maker

    John L. 'Luke' Stone, furniture maker

    John L. “Luke” Stone, a former Brooklandville resident and furniture maker, died Sept. 19 after being injured in an automobile accident near Lincoln City, Ore. He was 43. Mr. Stone, who lived in Cheshire, Ore., fell asleep while driving, said his mother, Anne L. Stone, a retired librarian who lives...

  • Rev. Kenneth S. Jones, Methodist pastor

    Rev. Kenneth S. Jones, Methodist pastor

    The Rev. Kenneth S. Jones, a former pastor of the Mount Vernon United Methodist Church who led missionary groups to Africa and Russia, died Friday of complications from cancer at the Asbury Village health center in Gaithersburg. He was 98. Born in Glen Rock, N.J., and raised in Baltimore’s Mount...

  • Carolyn R. Whittington a retired Baltimore County public schools educator

    Carolyn R. Whittington a retired Baltimore County public schools educator

    Carolyn R. Whittington, a retired Baltimore County public schools educator whose career spanned four decades, died Sept. 26 of cardiomyopathy at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She had celebrated her 100th birthday two days earlier. The daughter of farmers Elijah Quinten Riley and Carrie Bowden...

  • Alexander Y. Hoff, businessman

    Alexander Y. Hoff, businessman

    Alexander Y. Hoff, founder and owner of Yankee Engineering Co. Inc. and Yankee Equipment Co. Inc., died Sept. 24 of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Towson resident was 82. The son of Charles Worthington Hoff Jr.,president of the Union Trust Co., and...

  • Catherine E. Poindexter, enjoyed working with animals was also a seeker of adventures

    Catherine E. Poindexter, enjoyed working with animals was also a seeker of adventures

    Catherine E. Poindexter, an adventuresome outdoorswoman who enjoyed animals and working with them, died at Johns Hopkins Hospital Sept. 21 from hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, or HLH, a rare immunodeficiency. The former Severna Park resident, who most recently resided in Chevy Chase, was 24....

  • Suzanne R. Whitmore, who worked in planned giving

    Suzanne R. Whitmore, who worked in planned giving

    Suzanne R. Whitmore, a lawyer who later worked in planned giving, died Sept. 25 of complications after cancer surgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The longtime Columbia resident was 69. Suzanne Rambo, the daughter of James E. Rambo Jr., a lawyer, and Rachel L. Rambo, an educator and administrator...

  • Kathleen Berger, Boys' Latin administrator, dies

    Kathleen Berger, Boys' Latin administrator, dies

    Kathleen Murphy Berger, a teacher and admissions director at Boys’ Latin School who was recalled as a revered figure in the school for three decades, died of cancer complications Sept. 22 at her home in the Baltimore County community of Phoenix. She was 65. Born in Philadelphia, Kathleen Anne Murphy...

  • Jill A. Lion, a Baltimore sculptor, dies

    Jill A. Lion, a Baltimore sculptor, dies

    Jill A. Lion, a Baltimore sculptor whose work in stone and clay carried themes including breast cancer and animals, died Sept. 18 of complications from brain surgery at her Fallstaff home. She was 76. “She was explosive and fantastic. She was fire in a bottle,” said Michael Guarrnieri, who lives...

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