OBITUARIES

Mary W. Robinson, real estate saleswoman

Mary W. Robinson, real estate saleswoman

Mary W. Robinson, a former Towson resident who worked in real estate sales, died July 4 at Morningside of Charlottesville, a Charlottesville, Va., assisted-living facility, of complications from...

 
Ollie M.J. Ray, city teacher

Ollie M.J. Ray, city teacher

Ollie M.J. Ray, whose career teaching in city public schools spanned nearly four decades, died Tuesday of heart failure at Northwest Hospital. She was 82.

 
Peter Winkenwerder, farmer

Peter Winkenwerder, farmer

Peter Winkenwerder, a retired financial consultant and Baltimore County farmer, was killed June 6 in an automobile accident on Greenspring Avenue in Owings Mills. He was 73.

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Harry E. Klages, business owner

Harry E. Klages, business owner

Harry E. Klages, a World War II pilot who owned Cathell Bros. & Co. Inc. and was a longtime volunteer with the Friends of Jerusalem Mill, died Monday at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center of...

John H. "Jack" Zink Jr., mechanical contractor

John H. "Jack" Zink Jr., mechanical contractor

John H. Zink Jr., a retired mechanical engineer and contractor who enjoyed playing gin rummy going to the beach, died July 3 of an apparent heart attack. He was 95.

Patricia D. Johnson, teacher

Patricia D. Johnson, teacher

Patricia Dixon Johnson, a retired teacher and educational volunteer, died of heart failure Monday at Roland Park Place. She was 90 and had lived in Phoenix in Baltimore County.

Robert A. Ballantine Sr., mason

Robert A. Ballantine Sr., mason

Robert A. Ballantine Sr., a retired mason who owned several farms, died Sunday of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at St. Catherine's Nursing Center in Emmitsburg. He was 77.

Elliott A. Brager, lawyer and fundraiser

Elliott A. Brager, lawyer and fundraiser

Elliott A. Brager, an attorney who was an accomplished fundraiser for HIV treatment and research, died of heart failure Monday at his Mount Washington home. He was 72.

Dorothy G. Ellison, secretary

Dorothy G. Ellison, secretary

Dorothy G. Ellison, a retired medical secretary who was a longtime member of Beth Tfiloh Congregation, died June 30 of kidney failure at her Pikesville home. She was 94.

Florence H. Deitz, helped found hospital

Florence H. Deitz, helped found hospital

Florence H. Deitz, a Randallstown community activist who was a founder in the 1960s of the old Baltimore County General Hospital, which later became Northwest Hospital, died Monday of cancer at the...

Alice S. Lumpkin, farmer

Alice S. Lumpkin, farmer

Alice S. Lumpkin, an environmentalist and animal lover who with her husband owned and managed their Worthington Valley farm, died Saturday of cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 52.

Patricia Wright

Patricia Wright

Patricia Wright, a retired college librarian and music aficionado, died of a pulmonary embolism Friday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. The Towson resident was 79.

Eugene A. 'Mickey' Flinn, auto dealer

Eugene A. 'Mickey' Flinn, auto dealer

Eugene A. "Mickey" Flinn, who managed and owned Baltimore-area automobile dealerships, died Thursday of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 88.

Peter Allen Denzer, Fells Point bar owner

Peter Allen Denzer, Fells Point bar owner

Peter Allen Denzer, founder of Peter's Inn in Fells Point and a motorcycle enthusiast, died June 30 at his home in Hedgesville, W.Va. He took his own life after a lengthy struggle with Parkinson's...

Edward J. Rasmussen

Edward J. Rasmussen

Edward J. Rasmussen, a retired insurance broker who also translated Japanese, died June 20 of pneumonia at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 95.

Mary Elizabeth Dyer Corrin, teacher

Mary Elizabeth Dyer Corrin, teacher

Mary Elizabeth Dyer Corrin, a code-breaker during World War II and former teacher at two Towson-area elementary schools, died June 30 of lung cancer at the Blakehurst retirement community. She was 92.

William G. Helfrich III, golfer, restaurant manager

William G. Helfrich III, golfer, restaurant manager

William Goldsborough Helfrich III, who helped with the operation and management of a handful of downtown restaurants, died June 21 in La Jolla, Calif., after suffering multiple organ failure. He was...

Rita Sloan Berndt, neurology professor

Rita Sloan Berndt, neurology professor

Rita Sloan Berndt, a neurology professor at the University of Maryland Medical School for 25 years who studied people who suffered from aphasia, the loss of the power to use or understand words,...

Allen Grossman

Allen Grossman

Allen Grossman,a prize-winning poet who spent 15 years teaching his craft to students at the Johns Hopkins University, died June 27 at his home in Chelsea, Mass. He was 82 and had been suffering...

Henry F. Cerny, dentist

Henry F. Cerny, dentist

Henry F. Cerny, a dentist who had a practice in Westminster for nearly 30 years, died June 28 at the Golden Living Center in Westminster of complications from a fall. He was 94.

James R. Miller Jr., federal judge in Baltimore

James R. Miller Jr., federal judge in Baltimore

James Rogers Miller Jr., a former state delegate from Montgomery County who spent 15 years as a federal district judge in Baltimore, died of congestive heart failure June 25 at HeartFields Assisted...

Eileen Parr, media specialist

Eileen Parr, media specialist

Eileen Parr, a longtime media aide at Perry Hall High School, died June 27 at Keswick Multi-Care Center of complications following a recent fall. She was 96.

Frank Anechiarico, Valley Chevrolet owner

Frank Anechiarico, Valley Chevrolet owner

Frank Anechiarico, a passionate car salesman and one-time owner of Baltimore County's Valley Chevrolet, died June 27 at Brightview Mays Chapel Ridge, an assisted-living facility. He was 91 and had...

Sue Ward, first secretary of Md. Dept. of Aging

Sue Ward, first secretary of Md. Dept. of Aging

Sue Fryer Ward, the first secretary of Maryland's Department of Aging and a lifelong advocate for elders' rights, died June 22 of complications from a stroke at Anne Arundel Medical Center. The...

James T. Reynolds Sr., tire company owner

James T. Reynolds Sr., tire company owner

James T. Reynolds Sr., a retired Western Maryland tire company owner, died June 23 of congestive heart failure at Stella Maris Hospice. He was 90.

Edwin Cohen, educator and camp director

Edwin Cohen, educator and camp director

Edwin Cohen, a retired public school, university and religious school educator and administrator who was also executive director of Camps Airy and Louise in Western Maryland for nearly three decades,...

William G. "Bill" Evans, advertising executive who came up with 'Charm City' slogan, dies

William G. "Bill" Evans, advertising executive who came up with 'Charm City' slogan, dies

William G. "Bill" Evans, an award-winning Baltimore advertising executive who was the creative force behind the enduring "Charm City" advertising campaign of the early 1970s, died June 20 of cancer at...

Robert M.S. Menzies, banker

Robert M.S. Menzies, banker

Robert M.S. Menzies Sr., president and CEO of Easton Bank and Trust Co. and a civic leader, died Tuesday of multiple myeloma at his Easton home. He was 67.

Sister Dorothy Mary Epple, educator

Sister Dorothy Mary Epple, educator

Sister Dorothy Mary Epple, a member of the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia for 66 years, died Tuesday of a heart attack at Assisi House in Aston, Pa. She was 86.

John W. Trageser Jr., mechanical engineer

John W. Trageser Jr., mechanical engineer

John W. Trageser Jr., a retired mechanical engineer who headed a contracting firm, died of cancer Sunday at his Lutherville home. He was 88.

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