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Marjorie G. Gilbert, jewelry store owner
Marjorie G. Gilbert, jewelry store owner

Marjorie G. Gilbert, a retired certified public accountant who co-owned a Baltimore County jewelry business, died of pneumonia complications Feb. 13 at Sinai Hospital. She was 88 and lived in Owings Mills. Born Marjorie Gross in Newark, N.J., she was a 1939 Weequahic High School graduate. In a interview she gave to her employer, she recalled aspiring to be a scientist. Her father suggested she pursue business. After two years at the College of William and Mary she transferred to Penn State University, where she thought the social life would be better, and earned an economics degree. She recalled taking 7 a.m. classes during World War II so male students could drill. She also remembered...

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