| Dec 15, 2012
| 11:51 AM
Shirley R. More, a retired social worker who earlier had been a Baltimore County public school teacher, died Monday from complications of Alzheimer's disease at Bonnie Blink, the Maryland Masonic Home in Hunt Valley, where she had moved this year. She was...
| Dec 16, 2012
| 2:48 PM
Harry Ratrie Jr., a World War II and Korean War veteran who became a leading businessman in Maryland's highway construction industry, died Dec. 8 of a heart attack at a hospital in Naples, Fla.
The longtime Baltimore County resident, who moved to Florida...
| Dec 2, 2012
John F. Muller, an addictions counselor who earlier had been co-owner of a wholesale seafood business, died Nov. 24 from colon cancer at his Middle River home. He was 78.
The son of a Methodist minister and a homemaker, John Frederick Muller was born and...
| 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...
| Nov 22, 2012
| 1:49 PM
Edwin P. Post II, a retired federal housing inspector and veteran of two wars, died Oct. 25 of complications from Alzheimer's disease at Sunrise Assisted-Living in Columbia.
The former Mays Chapel resident was 89.
The son of a Con-Ed lineman and a...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 5:15 AM
To me, Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.'s column on why conservatives should be proud in defeat indicates he just doesn't get what the majority of Americans want, including Marylanders ("Conservatives lost but can still be proud," Nov. 18). He listed a dozen...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 5:57 AM
At its 90th annual meeting held at the Level Fire Hall Saturday night, the Harford County Farm Bureau named Wilbur "Brownie" Pearce as its 2012 Farmer of the Year.
One of the most enduring and beloved figures in Harford County agriculture over the past...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 8:24 AM
Until about 1950, a married American couple wanting to have a child other than by procreation had only two options: adopt a U.S.-born children privately (e.g. attorneys, private child welfare agencies) or through public social welfare agencies. The...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 2:41 PM
John L. Walz, a former typesetter who later ran a Carroll County farm that produced eggs, died of cancer Sunday at his son's Mount Airy home. He was 82.
John Louis Walz was born and raised in Baltimore and was a 1948 graduate of City College.
| Jun 22, 2011
| 7:59 AM
Warren Litchfield's kettle overflows with words that lift the heart and replenish the soul. And he casts his net wide, as one of the best-known and longest-serving unpaid chaplains in our midst. He tends to the flock at the Laurel Volunteer Fire...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 7:56 AM
Laurel's annual Independence Day Celebration will be held Saturday, July 2, beginning with a morning parade and ending with fireworks at dusk at Gude Park at Laurel Lakes.
The parade begins at 11 a.m., and follows a route from Sixth and Montgomery...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 12:53 PM
Charles Raymond "Ray" Brownley, a retired civil engineer and a founder of the Fallston volunteer Fire and Ambulance Co., died June 15 of respiratory failure at his Bel Air home.
He was 80.
The son of an International Harvester factory worker and a...