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Obituaries

William B. Dulany, attorney and state delegate, dies

Willliam B. Dulany, founder of Westminster law firm and a former member of the House of Delegates who was a longtime McDaniel College trustee, died March 19 at Sinai Hospital from cancer. He was 89. "Bill was a very gifted attorney and the law and his family were his true loves," said Thomas C....

  • Georgine M. Edgerton, longtime community activist

    Georgine M. Edgerton, longtime community activist

    Georgine M. Edgerton, a longtime community activist and member of the Baltimore Women's Hall of Fame who was known as 'the mayor of Walbrook," died of complications from Alzheimer's disease March 15 at her daughter's Finksburg home. She was 91. "Georgine gave Baltimore City so much. She was such...

  • William H. O'Connor III, Black and Decker executive

    William H. O'Connor III, Black and Decker executive

    William Harvey O'Connor III, a retired Black and Decker engineering executive and power tool patent holder, died of heart attack complications Saturday at the University of Maryland Hospital Center. The Forest Hill resident was 75. Born in Baltimore and raised in Walbrook and Wiltondale, he was...

  • Dr. Kathleen Galbraith, nursing professor and advocate of health education, dies

    Dr. Kathleen Galbraith, nursing professor and advocate of health education, dies

    Dr. Kathleen Galbraith, a longtime nursing professor in Baltimore who refused to let her students, many of them immigrants and working parents, be deterred by the barriers to an education — whether time, money, even border agents — died Tuesday at her home in Harford County. Dr. Galbraith had suffered...

  • Leonard M. Levering III, salesman and volunteer advocate for elderly patients, foster children, dies

    Leonard M. Levering III, salesman and volunteer advocate for elderly patients, foster children, dies

    Leonard M. Levering III, a retired salesman who was a volunteer advocate for nursing home patients and foster children, died of a heart attack March 8 at University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. He was 65 and lived in the Wiltondale section of Towson. Born in Pittsburgh and raised on Underwood...

  • Thomas W. Happel, salesman, dies at 57

    Thomas W. Happel, salesman, dies at 57

    Thomas W. Happel, a lifelong salesman who was active in youth sports, died of a massive hemorrhage March 10 at University of Maryland Medical Center. The longtime Woodstock resident was 57. Thomas Willard Happel, who was the son of Richard Happel, a Baltimore County police officer, and Ann Happel,...

  • 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...

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