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  • Baltimore comes together for Chubby Chaney headstone

    Baltimore comes together for Chubby Chaney headstone
    Though Norman Chaney has lain in obscurity for nearly 76 years, thanks largely to the generosity of Baltimore, the child star is getting a headstone. In May fans launched a campaign to raise money to mark the grave of Chaney, a Baltimore native, who...
  • Ugliness of Big Labor pales next to that of Big Business

    In reference to your recent op-ed piece on the vandalism perpetrated against several Chicago-area funeral homes last month ("Big Labor shows its ugly side," Aug. 8), I would suggest some perspective is in order. Flunkies from Big Business almost shut...
  • Elkridge man dies a week after being shot eight times by police

    A 19-year-old Elkridge man shot eight times by police last week while carrying what appeared to be a semi-automatic handgun died early Monday, Nov. 14, Howard County police said. Jeffrey Dustin Nichols, of the 6600 block of Grouse Road, had been at the...
  • Rabbi Jacob A. Max, influential Baltimore religious leader, dies

    Rabbi Jacob A. Max, founder of Moses Montefiore Anshe Emunah Hebrew Congregation, died Tuesday morning, said the synagogue's current head, Rabbi Yerachmiel Shapiro. He was 87. For more than half a century, Max was a dominant figure in Baltimore's...
  • New opposition emerges to proposed Clarksville funeral home

    Just when it seemed Jay Donaldson had fought through the major obstacles blocking him from building a funeral home off Route 108 in Clarksville, a new groundswell of opposition has surfaced in the long-running Donaldson Funeral Home zoning case....
  • Harry Judd Rose and Diane Beverly Rose

    Harry Judd Rose and Diane Beverly Rose
    Harry Judd Rose, a retired bus driver with the Maryland Transit Administration and a World War II veteran, died Sunday at Gilchrist Hospice Care from complications of a fall. He was 94, and died four days after his daughter, Diane Beverly Rose, 62, who...
  • Rosa C. James

    Rosa C. James
    Rosa C. James, a retired mortician who enjoyed world travel, died of cancer March 5 at her Northwest Baltimore home. She was 80 but told friends she was "always 37." Born Rosa Mae Cade in Lumberton, N.C., she came to Baltimore as a child. She was a...
  • R. George Hopkins, funeral director

    R. George Hopkins, funeral director
    R. George Hopkins, a retired Anne Arundel County funeral director who filled his lawn each year at Christmas with handmade decorations he created and his basement with admirers of his model railroad empire, died Dec. 6 of cancer at Baltimore Washington...
  • Gaithersburg priest defends decision to deny lesbian Communion

    A Gaithersburg priest who was put on administrative leave from his parish after a controversial funeral Mass at which he denied Communion to a lesbian said in a statement Wednesday that he "did the only thing a faithful Catholic priest could do" and...
  • Old Catonsville: Oyster lovers appreciate shucker's skill Wednesday nights

    Frank Welsh started shucking oysters when he was 13 years old. "My father taught me and my two brothers. He taught me to shuck a 'pretty' oyster," said Welsh, who has taught his son and grandson the craft. The 68-year-old Welsh shucks oysters and...
  • The bacon coffin: How bacon-lovers want to spend eternity

    The bacon coffin: How bacon-lovers want to spend eternity
    Bacon lovers, are you sitting down? Better yet -- are you dead? If so, your dream product is here. Today they guys who brought the world Bacon Salt, Baconnaise and most recently, Bacon Lube, unveiled their latest creation: the bacon coffin. For...
  • Albert Richard Baines Jr., tool designer and WWII veteran

    Albert Richard Baines Jr., tool designer and WWII veteran
    Albert Richard Baines Jr., a retired tool designer for Westinghouse Electric Corp. and World War II veteran, died Tuesday at his home in Arnold. He was 92. According to the funeral home handling his service, his death was due to "natural causes." Born...