Obituaries

Warren G. Harding Sr., a retired Chessie System yardmaster

Warren G. Harding Sr., a retired Chessie System yardmaster and World War II veteran, died Saturday of complications from a broken hip at Bonnie Blink, the Maryland Masonic Home in Hunt Valley. He was 96. The son of Henry R. Harding, a Baltimore & Ohio Railroad yardmaster, and Margaret D. Long Harding,...

  • Stanley I. Morstein, attorney who also enjoyed acting, dies

    Stanley I. Morstein, attorney who also enjoyed acting, dies

    Stanley I. Morstein, a semi-retired attorney and actor who brought depth ands color to his theatrical roles, died Aug. 7 from cancer at his Mays Chapel home. He was 87. “Stanley was a really good guy who cared about people,” said Alvin J. Filbert Jr., a partner in the Towson law firm of Sagal,...

  • Elizabeth 'Binnie' Houghton, racing stable owner, dies

    Elizabeth 'Binnie' Houghton, racing stable owner, dies

    Elizabeth “Binnie” Houghton, a thoroughbred horse breeder and animal lover, died of a respiratory condition Monday at Buckingham Farm, her Chestertown home. She was 79. Born in New York City, she was the daughter of Anderson Fowler, who also owned race horses, and his wife, Genevieve Brady. Family...

  • Jack Eddinger, political spokesman and press secretary to Mayor D’Alesandro, dies

    Jack Eddinger, political spokesman and press secretary to Mayor D’Alesandro, dies

    John W. “Jack” Eddinger, a veteran political spokesman who was press secretary to former Baltimore Mayor Thomas J. D’Alesandro III and Sen. Charles McC. Mathias Jr., died of pneumonia complications Wednesday at Sinai Hospital. The Homeland resident was 84. Born in Fountain Hill, Pa., near Bethlehem,...

  • William H. 'Bud' Waesche Sr., longtime football and lacrosse coach, dies

    William H. 'Bud' Waesche Sr., longtime football and lacrosse coach, dies

    William H. “Bud” Waesche Sr., a longtime football and swim team coach at Merganthaler Vocational-Technical High School who also coached lacrosse at the University of Baltimore, died July 21 from cancer at the Community Hospice Anne and Donald McGraw Center for Caring in Jacksonville, Fla. The former...

  • Andrew D. 'Andy' Dumaine, advertising executive, dies

    Andrew D. 'Andy' Dumaine, advertising executive, dies

    Andrew D. “Andy” Dumaine, a Baltimore advertising executive who later founded Shrinkingfootprint, a communications firm focused on tourism and sustainability, died July 26 from a seizure at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center in Towson. The Cedarcroft resident was 55. According...

  • Carmine M. 'Mimi' Amedori, World War II veteran and tavern owner, has died

    Carmine M. 'Mimi' Amedori, World War II veteran and tavern owner, has died

    Carmine M. “Mimi” Amedori, a World War II veteran and Highlandtown tavern owner, died Friday from heart failure at his Ocean City home. He was 93. The son of Guiseppe Amedore, a stonemason, and Maria Amedore, a homemaker, immigrants from L’Aquila, Italy, Carmine Mario Amedore was born in Baltimore...

  • Dr. Paul David Stolley, a renowned epidemiologist

    Dr. Paul David Stolley, a renowned epidemiologist

    Dr. Paul David Stolley, an epidemiologist who fought for more rigorous drug safety testing, died Fridayof bone cancer in his Columbia home. He was 80. His friends and family said Dr. Stolley devoted his life to advancing public health through his research and by mentoring others. “He thought it...

  • Dr. Salvatore Raiti, an internationally known pediatric endocrinologist

    Dr. Salvatore Raiti, an internationally known pediatric endocrinologist

    Dr. Salvatore Raiti, an internationally known pediatric endocrinologist who was the first director of the National Hormone and Pituitary Program at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, died July 26 of heart failure at PowerBack Rehabilitation in Lutherville. The resident of the Orchards...

  • James S. Weaver Jr. retired stockbroker

    James S. Weaver Jr. retired stockbroker

    James S. Weaver Jr. a retired stockbroker and opera fan, died Monday from complications of Alzheimer’s disease at Moorings Park, a Naples, Fla., senior life care community. The former Towson resident was 85. The son of James S. Weaver Sr., vice president of marketing for Spang-Chalfant, a Pittsburgh...

  • Edith S. Gordon, veteran city public schools educator, dies

    Edith S. Gordon, veteran city public schools educator, dies

    Edith S. Gordon, a retired city public schools educator who was also an advocate for the use of mammography for early cancer detection, died July 28 from multiple myeloma at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. The former longtime Reservoir Hill resident was 87. “Dr. Gordon always had every child’s interest...

  • Alan E. Behrend, former owner of Lucas Brothers Inc.

    Alan E. Behrend, former owner of Lucas Brothers Inc.

    Alan E. Behrend, former owner of Lucas Bros. Inc., a Baltimore company that is thought to be the nation’s oldest independently owned office supply and furniture distributor, died July 23 of heart failure at his Northwest Baltimore home. He was 98. “Alan was a prince. He was the boss of bosses,”...

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