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Mary K. Evelius, Ellicott City homemaker, dies

Mary K. Evelius, a homemaker who enjoyed classical music and spending summers in Ocean City, died Tuesday of respiratory failure at University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. The former longtime Ellicott City resident was 89. The daughter of Harry A. Kelly, a civilian Navy department employee,...

  • Norman C. Crawford Jr., former president of Salisbury University, dies

    Norman C. Crawford Jr., former president of Salisbury University, dies

    Norman C. Crawford Jr., a career educator who served as president of Salisbury University for a decade and is recalled as a champion of diversity, died May 12 of respiratory failure at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin on the Eastern Shore. The longtime Ocean Pines resident was 85. "As the fifth...

  • John P. Archer Jr., Harford County farmer, dies

    John P. Archer Jr., Harford County farmer, dies

    John P. Archer Jr., a retired farmer and cattleman whose family roots in Harford County and Maryland date to the 17th century, died Sunday of respiratory failure at his Darlington home. He was 92. The son of John P. Archer Sr., a Cunard Line purser, and Caroline Farish Dietrich, a homemaker, John...

  • Kenneth L. Horsman, aka Ken-Zo the Clown, dies

    Kenneth L. Horsman, aka Ken-Zo the Clown, dies

    Kenneth L. Horsman, who performed as Ken-Zo the Clown in the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus and later established a South Baltimore magic shop and entertainment center, died of melanoma cancer Thursday at his Federal Hill home. He was 58. Born in Baltimore and raised in homes on Williams...

  • Nancy G. Harvey, educator and community volunteer, dies

    Nancy G. Harvey, educator and community volunteer, dies

    Nancy G. Harvey, an educator and community volunteer who for decades sat on the boards of Union Memorial Hospital and St. Timothy's School, died May 1 of heart failure at Blakehurst Retirement Community in Towson. She was 92. "Nancy was the salt of the earth. I've never met a more loving and gracious...

  • Jane A. Watts, pediatric nurse practitioner, dies

    Jane A. Watts, pediatric nurse practitioner, dies

    Jane A. Watts, a registered nurse who later became a pediatric nurse practitioner, died of pulmonary fibrosis Monday at her Riderwood home. She was 79. The daughter of Howard Adams Jr., a Bendix Radio Corp. engineer, and Robins Miller Rich, a homemaker, Jane Adams was born in Baltimore and raised...

  • J. Richard Awalt, home builder in Baltimore and Howard County, dies

    J. Richard Awalt, home builder in Baltimore and Howard County, dies

    J. Richard "Dick" Awalt, a Howard Country home builder and real estate developer, died of complications from Parkinson's disease May 3 at his Johns Island, Fla., home. He was 88 and also resided in Bozman in Talbot County. Born in Baltimore and raised in Hunting Ridge, he was the son of George...

  • Hiram F. Ammons, longtime Baltimore artist, dies

    Hiram F. Ammons, longtime Baltimore artist, dies

    Hiram F. Ammons, an educator and artist who wrote and published two coloring books, died Saturday from renal failure at Northwest Hospital in Randallstown. The Ashburton resident was 86. The son of Robert Grant Ammons and Hilda Butler Ammons Brown, high school educators, Hiram Francis Ammons was...

  • Cecil B. 'Jerry' Bishop, Alex. Brown & Sons stockbroker, dies

    Cecil B. 'Jerry' Bishop, Alex. Brown & Sons stockbroker, dies

    Cecil B. "Jerry" Bishop, a retired Alex. Brown & Sons stockbroker who was active with several community organization boards, died May 6 at Greater Baltimore Medical Center of respiratory failure. The Ruxton resident was 81. The son of Cecil B. Bishop Sr., a dry cleaner, and Virginia Elizabeth Wilson,...

  • Alfreda Jamrosz, survivor of Warsaw Uprising, dies

    Alfreda Jamrosz, survivor of Warsaw Uprising, dies

    Alfreda W. Jamrosz, a World War II Polish Resistance courier who served in the Home Army and later survived a Nazi work camp, died May 8 of a lung disease at her Inner Harbor home. She was 90. She was born Alfreda Wienckowska in Lodz, Poland. Her father was a fabric manufacturer and her mother worked...

  • James A. Morton II, Baltimore funeral director, dies

    James A. Morton II, Baltimore funeral director, dies

    James A. Morton II, a Baltimore funeral director who established James A. Morton & Sons Funeral Home, died May 3 of cerebral vascular disease at his Pasadena home. He was 86. The son of James A. Morton Sr., a funeral home attendant, and Gladys Morton, a homemaker, James Alexander Morton II was...

  • Sister Clarice Proctor, member of Oblate Sisters of Providence, dies

    Sister Clarice Proctor, member of Oblate Sisters of Providence, dies

    Sister Mary Clarice Proctor, a member of the Oblate Sisters of Providence and a parochial school teacher, died of respiratory failure Sunday at her order's St. Frances Convent in East Baltimore. She was 80. Born Mary Althea Proctor in Washington, D.C., she was the daughter of William Percy Proctor,...

  • Homemaker Helen Elizabeth Walters dies

    Homemaker Helen Elizabeth Walters dies

    Helen Elizabeth "Betty" Walters, a homemaker and who enjoyed swimming, died of a stroke April 30 at her home in Bay Woods of Annapolis. The former Timonium resident was 84. Born Helen Elizabeth Scheuch in Baltimore, she was the daughter of John Scheuch, a grocer, and his wife, Helen Menkel. She...

  • Retired CIA officer Frederick K. Schilling dies

    Retired CIA officer Frederick K. Schilling dies

    Frederick Karl Schilling Jr., retired CIA senior officer and decorated World War II veteran, died of cardiac arrest April 27 at Howard County General Hospital. The Columbia resident was 93. Born in Richmond, Ky., he was the son of Frederick Karl Schilling Sr., a World War I veteran and beverage...

  • Michael J. Flynn Jr., information technology consultant, dies

    Michael J. Flynn Jr., information technology consultant, dies

    Michael Joseph Flynn Jr., an information technology consultant active in the Air Force Academy alumni association, died of an apparent cerebral hemorrhage Saturday at his Catonsville home. He was 43. Born in Baltimore and raised in the Rolling Road section of Catonsville, he was the son of Michael...

  • Charles F. Hughes Jr., maritime company president, dies

    Charles F. Hughes Jr., maritime company president, dies

    Charles F. Hughes Jr., former president of the family-owned Vane Brothers Co. that has been a maritime presence in the port of Baltimore since the 19th century, died May 3 of complications from dementia at his Roland Park Place home. He was 89. "Charles Hughes was the epitome of a perfect gentleman,...

  • Joseph S. 'Joey' Smith

    Joseph S. 'Joey' Smith

    Joseph S. "Joey" Smith, owner of Prestige Beverage Group, who traveled the world seeking the best in wines and spirits, died April 18 from complications of lung cancer. He was 33. "Joey was obviously not just a colleague but a close friend. From the moment I started here in 2011 and for the rest...

  • Dr. Mutlu Atagun, physician, dies

    Dr. Mutlu Atagun, physician, dies

    Dr. Mutlu Urcun Atagun, former assistant chief of the tuberculosis division of the old Baltimore City Hospitals, died of a heart attack April 28 at Mercy Medical Center. The Roland Park resident was 89. Born in Turkey near the Russian border, she was the daughter of Riza Urcun, a general in the...

  • Joseph L. Prosser Sr., retired chemical plant builder and engineer, dies

    Joseph L. Prosser Sr., retired chemical plant builder and engineer, dies

    Joseph L. Prosser Sr., a retired engineer and worldwide chemical fertilizer plant builder, died of congestive heart failure Tuesday at his Glen Arm home. He was 93 and died on his birthday. Born in Camden, N.J., he was the son of Paul J. Prosser Sr. and Nellie Ross Prosser. He was raised in Northeast...

  • A. Samuel Penn, automobile leasing executive, dies

    A. Samuel Penn, automobile leasing executive, dies

    A. Samuel Penn, a retired automobile leasing executive, died of complications from cancer April 18 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Pikesville resident was 81. Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Sol Penn, an owner of Penn Brothers Chrysler Plymouth, and Pauline Sachs. Raised on Belvieu...

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