Obituaries

Julie J. Ramsey, Baltimore County businesswoman, dies

Julie J. Ramsey, a businesswoman who also worked in real estate sales in the Baltimore area, died July 7 at Johns Hopkins Hospital after suffering a stroke. She was 58. The daughter of Edward Jenkins, a steelworker, and Annabelle Jenkins, a homemaker, Julie Clementine Jenkins was born and raised...

  • Carl B. Sprecher III, Baltimore County Fire Department employee

    Carl B. Sprecher III, Baltimore County Fire Department employee

    Carl B. Sprecher III, a retired civilian employee of the Baltimore County Fire Department, died of stroke complications June 29 at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Martinsburg, W.Va. The former Essex resident was 73. Born in Baltimore County, he was the son of Carl B. Sprecher Jr. and his...

  • Joanne C. Verner, banker, dies

    Joanne C. Verner, banker, dies

    Joanne C. Verner, a former banker who later worked for a grocery store and a cruise line, died of multiple myeloma July 6 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 81. The daughter of Ellwood B. Edwards, a Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. electrical engineer, and Mildred M. Whaley Edwards, a registered...

  • Professor Paul Bagley, philosopher of Loyola men's lacrosse team, dies

    Professor Paul Bagley, philosopher of Loyola men's lacrosse team, dies

    Paul J. Bagley, an associate philosophy professor at Loyola University Maryland who inspired the college's men's lacrosse team, died July 13 at MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital in Baltimore from complications from an infection. he was 61. Dr. Bagley of Baltimore taught at Loyola since 1991 and spoke...

  • Virginia W. Kelly, longtime Rodgers Forge resident, dies

    Virginia W. Kelly, longtime Rodgers Forge resident, dies

    Virginia W. Kelly, a Baltimore native, homemaker and history buff, died July 1 of cancer at her home in The Villages, Fla. She was 67. The daughter of Francis Anton Weiskittel, an administrator for A. Weiskittel & Sons, a family-owned foundry, and Mary Elizabeth Ford, Virginia Weiskittel was born...

  • Jerry Herling, grocer and disco owner, dies

    Jerry Herling, grocer and disco owner, dies

    Jerry Herling, the Lexington Market grocer and businessman who was one of the founding owners of Girard's Disco, one of Baltimore's premier dance venues of the 1970s, died July 6 from cancer at his home in the Colonnade. The Tuscany-Canterbury resident was 85. Lenny Kaplan, a Baltimore restaurateur...

  • Robert K. 'Bob' Denison, retired orthotist, dies

    Robert K. 'Bob' Denison, retired orthotist, dies

    Robert K. "Bob" Denison, a retired orthotist who enjoyed playing bridge and hunting, died Friday from cancer at the Edenwald Retirement Community in Towson. He was 88. The son of Cedric D. Denison, an orthotist, and Ruth Kraft Denison, an administrator, Robert Kraft Denison was born in New Haven,...

  • Paul J. Prosser Jr., co-owner of engineering firm, dies

    Paul J. Prosser Jr., co-owner of engineering firm, dies

    Paul J. Prosser Jr., co-owner of a Glen Arm engineering firm and a World War II naval veteran who enjoyed reunions with his former shipmates, died of congestive heart failure Friday at his Timonium home. He was 95. The son of Paul J. Prosser Sr., president of the Baugh Chemical Co., and Nellie Lorette...

  • Nancy D. Waxter, Towson clothing store designer, dies

    Nancy D. Waxter, Towson clothing store designer, dies

    Nancy D. Waxter, who was a Towson clothing store designer and later co-owner of a catering business, died Thursday of heart failure at the Blakehurst Retirement Community in Towson. She was 91. The daughter of Edwin Adams Daniels, president of the Sherwin-Williams Paint Co., and Frances Aull Daniels,...

  • Maryland National Guard Brigadier General Harold L. Ramsburg Sr., a World War II veteran, dies

    Maryland National Guard Brigadier General Harold L. Ramsburg Sr., a World War II veteran, dies

    Brig. Gen. Harold L. Ramsburg Sr., a World War II veteran who started his own appliance business and later became a successful Realtor while rising through the ranks of the Maryland Army National Guard, died June 28 of renal and other organ failure at the Brightview Assisted Living Home in Westminster....

  • Jean E. Long, longtime Homeland resident, dies

    Jean E. Long, longtime Homeland resident, dies

    Jean E. Long, a homemaker and avid bridge player, died Tuesday from pneumonia at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 82. The daughter of Joseph Alban Eagers Sr., president of the Canton National Bank, and Mary Spurrier Eagers, a homemaker, the former Jean Eagers was born in Baltimore and raised...

  • Sister Helen St. Paul Herberich, former Towson Catholic principal, dies

    Sister Helen St. Paul Herberich, former Towson Catholic principal, dies

    Sister Helen St. Paul Herberich, OSF, a former principal of the old Towson Catholic High School who earlier had taught at Catholic High School and the Shrine of the Little Flower, died Sunday of heart failure at Assisi House in Aston, Pa. She was 95. Helen Christine Herberich was born and raised...

  • Frances S. Meginnis, Towson High School teacher, dies

    Frances S. Meginnis, Towson High School teacher, dies

    Frances S. Meginnis, a memorable Towson High School English teacher whose composition classes were both rigorous and demanding, died Thursday from respiratory failure at the Pickersgill Retirement Community in West Towson. She was 95. She was the daughter of Bertee Shores, a waterman, and Ada Benton...

  • Betty Nakielski, Severna Park seafood business owner, dies

    Betty Nakielski, Severna Park seafood business owner, dies

    Betty Nakielski, a cook who later was co-owner of Seafare Inc., a Severna Park seafood business, died July 1 at Anne Arundel Medical Center. She was 86. Family members said an autopsy is pending to determine the cause of death. The daughter of Albert Siegrist, a bookkeeper, and Lisette Schapell,...

  • Albert H. Naeny Jr., former Baltimore County schools' associate superintendent

    Albert H. Naeny Jr., former Baltimore County schools' associate superintendent

    Albert H. Naeny Jr., a retired Baltimore County public schools official and World War II veteran who enjoyed living on the Eastern Shore, died June 28 of heart failure at his home in Bozman. The former Timonium resident was 89. "Al Naeny was a quietly effective person. He was the type of person...

  • Thomas A. 'Tom' Marr, longtime Baltimore broadcasting personality

    Thomas A. 'Tom' Marr, longtime Baltimore broadcasting personality

    Thomas A. "Tom" Marr, a longtime WCBM-AM radio talk show host known for his conservative stance and recalled for his days as an Orioles play-by-play announcer, died Thursday at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center from a massive stroke following back surgery at the University of...

  • James S. Keat, former Sun editor and champion of freedom of information, dies

    James S. Keat, former Sun editor and champion of freedom of information, dies

    James S. Keat, a former Baltimore Sun assistant managing editor and foreign correspondent whose staunch advocacy of freedom of information became the keystone of a career spanning more than four decades, died Wednesday from cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The longtime Federal Hill resident...

  • Dr. Raymond F. Waldron, retired Baltimore dentist, dies

    Dr. Raymond F. Waldron, retired Baltimore dentist, dies

    Dr. Raymond F. Waldron, a retired Baltimore dentist, avid sports fan and Catholic who turned to his rosary for encouragement when his teams fell behind, died Friday from cancer at the Greensburg, Pa., home of a daughter. He was 81. "He was well known and liked by his patients. He'd take their pictures...

  • Mary McR. Boyden, administrative assistant and music lover, dies

    Mary McR. Boyden, administrative assistant and music lover, dies

    Mary McR. Boyden, a retired administrative assistant who enjoyed country living, died Monday from complications of a broken hip at Springwell Senior Living Community in Mount Washington. She was 97. The daughter of John Hanson Boyden Sr., a patent lawyer who worked with inventor Thomas A. Edison,...

  • Mary H. Woody, retired Baltimore educator, dies

    Mary H. Woody, retired Baltimore educator, dies

    Mary H. Woody, a retired Baltimore public schools educator and English department head, died June 28 at Genesis Cromwell Center in Parkville from complications of diabetes. She was 75. The daughter of Gaither Woody, a steelworker, and Elma Woody, a homemaker, Mary Helen Woody was born in Roxboro,...

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