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Obituaries

Rev. Rome B. Matthews, Baptist pastor emeritus, dies

Rome B. Matthews, who founded a West Baltimore church and also served as a marriage counselor, died of heart disease Tuesday at St. Agnes Hospital. The former Pulaski Street resident was 85. Born in Farmville, Va., he was the son of Otis Matthews, a farmer, and Cornelia Matthews. He attended schools...

  • Roberta Bleinberger, teacher and organist, dies

    Roberta Bleinberger, teacher and organist, dies

    Roberta D. "Bertsie" Bleinberger, a retired teacher of students with disabilities who was an education pioneer and principal at a private Baltimore County school, died of cardiac arrest Nov. 20 at Anne Arundel Medical Center. The former Towson resident was 94. Born Roberta Dilworth on her family's...

  • Kyle M. Anderson, federal Department of Housing and Urban Development worker

    Kyle M. Anderson, federal Department of Housing and Urban Development worker

    Kyle Matthew Anderson, a retired U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development branch chief, died of cancer Nov. 24 at his home in the Milford Mill section of Baltimore County. He was 58. Born in Baltimore and raised in Ashburton, he was the son of Paul Anderson, a U.S. Postal Service worker,...

  • Thomas P. Carbo, Howard County housing director

    Thomas P. Carbo, Howard County housing director

    Thomas P. Carbo, the executive director of the Howard County Housing Commission who worked for affordable housing in downtown Columbia, died of a heart attack Friday at his Bear Creek-Dundalk home. He was 57. Born in Baltimore and raised in Catonsville, he was the son of Edward and Barbara Ann...

  • James McClellan, Maryland state delegate for 16 years, dies

    James McClellan, Maryland state delegate for 16 years, dies

    James E. “Doc” McClellan, a Frederick veterinarian who served 16 years in the Maryland House of Delegates, died Saturday at Buckingham's Choice Retirement Community in Adamstown. He was 90. A daughter, Terry McArthur of Frederick, said her father died in his sleep and that the cause of death had...

  • Patricia Cahill, figure skater and skating judge, dies

    Patricia Cahill, figure skater and skating judge, dies

    Patricia McVey Cahill, who judged professional figure skating events after completing her own career on the ice, died of cancer Friday at Stella Maris Hospice. The Timonium resident was 89. Born Patricia McVey in Pittsburgh, she was the daughter of William McVey, an architect who had been a member...

  • Charles S. H. Myers, trade association president, dies

    Charles S. H. Myers, trade association president, dies

    Charles S. H. Myers, former president of Leather Industries of America who also enjoyed cultivating azaleas, died Friday of complications from cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Center in Columbia. The Laurel resident was 82. The son of Charles Spurgeon Myers, a purchasing agent, and Estelle Myers, a...

  • David R. Myers, science teacher, dies

    David R. Myers, science teacher, dies

    David Ruby Myers, who taught physics in the Prince George's County school system for 39 years, died of cancer Nov. 17 at his Laurel home. He was 73. Born in Easton and raised in Laurel, he was the son of Merl D. Myers and Lillie Ruby. He was a 1961 graduate of Laurel Junior-Senior High School and...

  • Robert Bricken, clothing manufacturer, dies

    Robert Bricken, clothing manufacturer, dies

    Robert Bricken, who co-owned a men's and women's apparel manufacturing firm and once had a retail store in Mount Vernon, died of brain cancer Nov. 13 at his Glyndon home. He was 77. Born in Baltimore and raised on Calloway Avenue in Forest Park, he was the son of Morris Bricken, a clothing manufacturer,...

  • Robert Joseph Weber, longtime political science chair at McDaniel College, dies

    Robert Joseph Weber, longtime political science chair at McDaniel College, dies

    Robert J. Weber, who chaired the political science department at McDaniel College for more than a decade and inspired future lawyers, judges and politicians while seldom giving them A's, died Nov. 12 of cardiac arrest at his home in Westminster. He was 79. The Chicago-born professor joined the...

  • Dr. Denton Cooley, famed heart surgeon and Hopkins graduate, dies

    Dr. Denton Cooley, famed heart surgeon and Hopkins graduate, dies

    Pioneering heart surgeon Denton A. Cooley, a 1944 graduate of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine who performed some of the nation's first heart transplants and implanted the world's first artificial heart, died Friday in Houston, Texas. He was 96. A leading practitioner of the coronary bypass...

  • Lydia D. Armstead, the Tiny Tailor of Read Street, dies

    Lydia D. Armstead, the Tiny Tailor of Read Street, dies

    Lydia Darlene Armstead, a seamstress who made a legion of friends among customers at her Tiny Tailor shop on Read Street, died Nov. 11 at her Mount Vernon home. She was 58. Family members said no cause of death had been established. "People would come to her from near and far to get clothing altered,"...

  • Mary Ann Welzant, nurse and instructor, dies

    Mary Ann Welzant, nurse and instructor, dies

    Mary Ann Welzant, a nurse who also taught nursing at Towson University, died of cancer Nov. 3 at University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. The Timonium resident was 78. Born in Rock Island, Ill., and raised in Washington, Mary Ann Devine was the daughter of Thomas A. Devine, assistant director...

  • Herbert Hendrix Hubbard, attorney and veteran, dies

    Herbert Hendrix Hubbard, attorney and veteran, dies

    Herbert Hendrix Hubbard, a retired attorney and World War II veteran, died of cancer Monday at the Blakehurst Retirement Community. The former Charlesmead resident was 94. Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Amberson Hardy Hubbard and Virginia Louise Hendrix. He was a 1939 Baltimore City College...

  • Jacqueline L. 'Jackie' Gamper, longtime volunteer, dies

    Jacqueline L. 'Jackie' Gamper, longtime volunteer, dies

    Jacqueline L. "Jackie" Gamper, who volunteered with outreach programs at the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer and served on the Women's Board of the Johns Hopkins Hospital, died Oct. 29 of congestive heart failure at the Pickersgill Retirement Community in Towson. She was 98. "She was a lovely...

  • Harry Goldman Jr., Baltimore attorney for six decades

    Harry Goldman Jr., Baltimore attorney for six decades

    Harry Goldman Jr., an attorney who practiced law for 60 years, died of pneumonia Oct. 4 at Northwest Hospital. The Pikesville resident was 92. Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Dr. Harry Goldman Sr. and Bessie Cohen. He was a 1942 graduate of the Park School. During World War II, he served in...

  • William K. Keenan, insurance manager, dies

    William K. Keenan, insurance manager, dies

    William Kearney Keenan, an independent insurance agent who managed Zurich Insurance's Baltimore branch, died of an apparent heart attack Sunday at his Baldwin home. He was 84. Born in Baltimore and raised on Forrest Street, he was the son of James Ignatius Keenan, a Baltimore police officer, and...

  • Leon Billings, former Maryland delegate and author of clean-air measures, dies

    Leon Billings, former Maryland delegate and author of clean-air measures, dies

    Leon G. Billings, a former member of the Maryland House of Delegates from Montgomery County who was a key author of the federal Clean Air Act and other landmark environmental laws, died Tuesday in Nashville, Tenn., after suffering a stroke while visiting family. He was 78. Born in Montana, Mr. Billings...

  • Nancy Lattmann, Baltimore boutique owner, dies

    Nancy Lattmann, Baltimore boutique owner, dies

    Nancy Lattmann, a boutique owner who dressed some of the region's most fashionable women for 39 years, died Monday at University of Maryland hospital after a battle with pancreatic cancer. She was 78. Ms. Lattmann was born Nancy Rinaldo in Elizabeth, N.J., on March 21, 1938, to Italian immigrants...

  • P. Michael Pezzella, principal and Korean War wounded veteran

    P. Michael Pezzella, principal and Korean War wounded veteran

    P. Michael Pezzella, a retired Baltimore public schools principal who was wounded in the Korean War and helped establish a war memorial in Canton, died Saturday at Maryland Shock Trauma Center after suffering a fall at his home. The Forest Hill resident was 86. Born in Baltimore and raised on North...

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