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Obituaries

Roberta Bleinberger, teacher and organist, dies

Roberta D. "Bertsie" Bleinberger, a retired teacher of students with disabilities who was an education pioneer and principal at a private Baltimore County school, died of cardiac arrest Nov. 20 at Anne Arundel Medical Center. The former Towson resident was 94. Born Roberta Dilworth on her family's...

  • Charles S. H. Myers, trade association president, dies

    Charles S. H. Myers, trade association president, dies

    Charles S. H. Myers, former president of Leather Industries of America who also enjoyed cultivating azaleas, died Friday of complications from cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Center in Columbia. The Laurel resident was 82. The son of Charles Spurgeon Myers, a purchasing agent, and Estelle Myers, a...

  • David R. Myers, science teacher, dies

    David R. Myers, science teacher, dies

    David Ruby Myers, who taught physics in the Prince George's County school system for 39 years, died of cancer Nov. 17 at his Laurel home. He was 73. Born in Easton and raised in Laurel, he was the son of Merl D. Myers and Lillie Ruby. He was a 1961 graduate of Laurel Junior-Senior High School and...

  • Robert Bricken, clothing manufacturer, dies

    Robert Bricken, clothing manufacturer, dies

    Robert Bricken, who co-owned a men's and women's apparel manufacturing firm and once had a retail store in Mount Vernon, died of brain cancer Nov. 13 at his Glyndon home. He was 77. Born in Baltimore and raised on Calloway Avenue in Forest Park, he was the son of Morris Bricken, a clothing manufacturer,...

  • Jacqueline L. 'Jackie' Gamper, longtime volunteer, dies

    Jacqueline L. 'Jackie' Gamper, longtime volunteer, dies

    Jacqueline L. "Jackie" Gamper, who volunteered with outreach programs at the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer and served on the Women's Board of the Johns Hopkins Hospital, died Oct. 29 of congestive heart failure at the Pickersgill Retirement Community in Towson. She was 98. "She was a lovely...

  • Harry Goldman Jr., Baltimore attorney for six decades

    Harry Goldman Jr., Baltimore attorney for six decades

    Harry Goldman Jr., an attorney who practiced law for 60 years, died of pneumonia Oct. 4 at Northwest Hospital. The Pikesville resident was 92. Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Dr. Harry Goldman Sr. and Bessie Cohen. He was a 1942 graduate of the Park School. During World War II, he served in...

  • William K. Keenan, insurance manager, dies

    William K. Keenan, insurance manager, dies

    William Kearney Keenan, an independent insurance agent who managed Zurich Insurance's Baltimore branch, died of an apparent heart attack Sunday at his Baldwin home. He was 84. Born in Baltimore and raised on Forrest Street, he was the son of James Ignatius Keenan, a Baltimore police officer, and...

  • Leon Billings, former Maryland delegate and author of clean-air measures, dies

    Leon Billings, former Maryland delegate and author of clean-air measures, dies

    Leon G. Billings, a former member of the Maryland House of Delegates from Montgomery County who was a key author of the federal Clean Air Act and other landmark environmental laws, died Tuesday in Nashville, Tenn., after suffering a stroke while visiting family. He was 78. Born in Montana, Mr. Billings...

  • Nancy Lattmann, Baltimore boutique owner, dies

    Nancy Lattmann, Baltimore boutique owner, dies

    Nancy Lattmann, a boutique owner who dressed some of the region's most fashionable women for 39 years, died Monday at University of Maryland hospital after a battle with pancreatic cancer. She was 78. Ms. Lattmann was born Nancy Rinaldo in Elizabeth, N.J., on March 21, 1938, to Italian immigrants...

  • P. Michael Pezzella, principal and Korean War wounded veteran

    P. Michael Pezzella, principal and Korean War wounded veteran

    P. Michael Pezzella, a retired Baltimore public schools principal who was wounded in the Korean War and helped establish a war memorial in Canton, died Saturday at Maryland Shock Trauma Center after suffering a fall at his home. The Forest Hill resident was 86. Born in Baltimore and raised on North...

  • Christan C. Cannella, research librarian, dies

    Christan C. Cannella, research librarian, dies

    Christan Carter Cannella, a research librarian who grew up in Severna Park, died of a heart attack Oct. 24 at his office at Florida International University in Miami. The resident of Miramar, Fla., was 39. Born in Baltimore and raised in Severna Park, he was the son of John Carter Cannella, a developer...

  • Marian D. Webb, retired federal worker, dies

    Marian D. Webb, retired federal worker, dies

    Marian D. Webb, a retired federal worker, died of congestive heart failure Nov. 3 at her Randallstown home. She was 77. Born Marian McNair in Durham, N.C., she was the daughter of Samuel McNail and Ernestine McNair. She was a 1957 graduate of Paul Laurence Dunbar High School and attended what is...

  • William F. Turner, chemical company executive and veteran, dies

    William F. Turner, chemical company executive and veteran, dies

    William F. Turner, a retired chemical company executive who was a highly decorated World War II veteran and an artist whose pen-and-ink drawings chronicled Harford County scenes, died Thursday of heart failure at his Churchville home. He was 91. The son of William F. Turner Jr., a Con Edison personnel...

  • Sally B. Miller, activist and art lover, dies

    Sally B. Miller, activist and art lover, dies

    Sally B. Miller, who with her late husband was active for decades in the city's cultural and artistic life, died Wednesday of cancer at her home in the St. James Condominiums on North Charles Street. She was 81. "Sally was a remarkable person. She was very intellectually curious and wanted to learn...

  • William Harold Hopkins, former president of John K Ruff Inc., dies

    William Harold Hopkins, former president of John K Ruff Inc., dies

    William Harold Hopkins Jr., who oversaw hundreds of building projects as president of general contractor John K. Ruff Inc., died Wednesday at his Timonium home of Hodgkin's lymphoma. He was 89. Hopkins was born in Amissville, Va., the son of William H. Hopkins, a carpenter, and Margaret Hopkins....

  • George N. Filipidis, Honeybee Diner owner, dies

    George N. Filipidis, Honeybee Diner owner, dies

    George N. Filipidis, former owner of the Honeybee Diner in Glen Burnie, died Saturday in his sleep at his Lutherville home. He was 90. George Nicholas Filipidis, the son of Nicholas Filipidis, a merchant seaman, and Irene Filipidis, a homemaker, was born and raised in Andros, Greece, where he attended...

  • Florence Donohue, longtime Catonsville resident, dies

    Florence Donohue, longtime Catonsville resident, dies

    Florence Donohue, a Catonsville resident who had been a World War II defense worker, died Nov. 4 of complications from Alzheimer's disease at Ellicott City Heath Care Center. She was 96 and had lived on Summit Avenue for more than 50 years. Born in Baltimore and raised on Oakhurst Place in West...

  • Joan A. Lazzati, real estate professional and fitness center owner, dies

    Joan A. Lazzati, real estate professional and fitness center owner, dies

    Joan A. Lazzati, who worked in real estate sales for two decades and also owned and operated a Hampden fitness center, died Saturday of cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The former Towson and Hampden resident was 59. "Joan had a zest for life and was just tons of fun," said Deb Gelin,...

  • Sister Columbkill O'Connor, Middle River teacher, dies

    Sister Columbkill O'Connor, Middle River teacher, dies

    Sister Columbkill O'Connor, who taught for many years at Our Lady of Mount Carmel School in Middle River, died of pulmonary disease Nov. 6 at her order's motherhouse in Aston, Pa. She was 102. Born Bridget Mary O'Connor in Castleisland, County Kerry, Ireland, she joined a Roman Catholic religious...

  • Donald W. Carroll Jr., ship agency owner, dies

    Donald W. Carroll Jr., ship agency owner, dies

    Donald Ward Carroll Jr., who owned a ship agency business and was the port of Baltimore's 2003 Leader of the Year, died of cancer Oct. 21 at his Mays Chapel home. He was 76. Born in Baltimore, he was raised on his family's Waterfoot Farm off Falls Road in northern Baltimore County. He was the son...

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