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Frances G. 'Gerry' Mayes, dog trainer

Frances G. 'Gerry' Mayes, dog trainer

Frances G. "Gerry" Mayes, a dog trainer who also showed dogs, died Aug. 4 of cancer at her Essex home. She was 71. The daughter of Alexander P. Studzinski, supervisor of Bethlehem Steel Corp.'s Penwood power plant, and Frances R. Jednoralski Studzinski, a homemaker, Frances Geraldine Studzinski was born in Baltimore and raised in Dundalk. After graduating in 1960 from Dundalk High School, she attended Baltimore Business College for a year and then went to work as an accountant at the Monumental Life Insurance Co. She and James Mayes, her high school sweetheart, married in 1961. She left the insurance company in 1964 to raise their son. Mrs. Mayes began training and showing...