| Jul 2, 2012
| 11:47 AM
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."
| Apr 30, 2012
| 2:19 PM
Sarah "Virginia" Littleton, a retired nurse and part owner of a Baltimore County pharmacy and nursing home, died Thursday at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson of renal failure complicated by a stroke.
She was 83.
Mrs. Littleton, born Sarah Meyer in...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 3:04 PM
John Oliver DeVries II, a retired real estate salesman and former lacrosse player, died July 7 of complications after surgery at Gilchrist Hospice. He was 83 and had lived in Roland Park.
Born in Baltimore and raised on Keswick Road, he attended the...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 12:59 PM
Arthur Everett Petersen Sr., a pioneering African-American educator whose career with Baltimore County public schools spanned four decades and the era of segregated schools, died July 6 of a heart attack at his West Baltimore home.
He was 94.
| Dec 12, 2012
| 2:32 PM
Walter Gilliam, who rose from a being a sandwich maker and dishwasher to become a chef at the old Haussner's Restaurant in a career than spanned more than 50 years, died Monday of complications from a stroke at his East Baltimore home.
He was 91....
| Nov 30, 2012
| 12:44 PM
Today is my last day at The Baltimore Sun. It's been an amazing 12 years at this newspaper.
I started here as an editorial assistant on the business desk. I covered business news for years -- from the fall of Bethlehem Steel to the rise of Millennial...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 8:32 PM
Lionel L. Bass Jr., a retired Bethlehem Steel general foreman and decorated Korean War combat veteran, died of cancer complications Dec. 2 at his Timonium home. He was 82.
The son of Lionel L. Bass Sr. and Barbara Ellen Grebner, he was born in...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 3:17 PM
When I heard that Highlandtown had rolled out another holiday train garden, I hailed a cab and told the driver to take me to the Conkling Street firehouse. What I found was the authentic thing.
Train gardens in firehouses are a wonderful tradition....
| Dec 10, 2012
| 4:30 AM
After a 45-year career in the private sector, first with Bethlehem Steel, then with Harley Davidson Motor Company and ending with General Motors, I lost wages, medical benefits and pensions when these companies were not making profits.
| Nov 25, 2012
| 1:59 PM
Roland V. "Danny" Danielson, a retired Bethlehem Steel Corp. naval architect and avid outdoorsman, died Nov. 17 of renal failure at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium. He was 92.
The son of Swedish and Danish immigrants, Roland Victor Danielson was born...
| Nov 30, 2012
Ron Browning enjoys showing off his historic Havre de Grace home to visitors, and when he has the room, they are invited to stay in his 1868 mansion-turned-bed-and-breakfast.
Once the home of Harrison Hopkins of the Johns Hopkins family, Browning well...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 6:13 PM
Don't get into business to make money. The temptation to quit will be strongest just before you succeed. And take big risks — even if that means angering a ruler-wielding, 6-foot-tall nun.
Those were among the lessons billionaire Bob Parsons, the...