| Aug 23, 2012
| 2:03 PM
Anne M. Rogers, a retired registered nurse who had been a combat nurse during World War II and then had a long career with the Veterans Administration medical system, died Saturday of vascular disease at Oak Crest Village.
She was 93.
"She was a lovely,...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 1:33 PM
Theodore A. Bork, a retired architect who had worked for the Rouse Co. and later the U.S. State Department, died May 23 from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis at his Columbia home. He was 83.
The son of a businessman and a homemaker, Theodore Alvin Bork...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 2:30 PM
Dr. James Roncie Duke, a retired ophthalmologist and Johns Hopkins pathologist who was a collector of F. Scott Fitzgerald's works and lived in what once was the novelist's Baltimore home, died of complications from dementia Oct. 16 in Bolton Hill. He...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 8:33 AM
As the water rose up Main Street in historic Ellicott City that wet morning in June 1972, creeping ever higher, Roland Bounds took out a piece of chalk and marked a line on the sidewalk, just downhill from his wife's Ellicott's Country Store.
| Jul 14, 2012
| 1:03 PM
Mary Bell Grempler, a colorful real estate saleswoman whose pioneering firm grew to become the No. 1 independently owned real estate business in the state, died Monday of emphysema at Greater Baltimore Medical Center.
The Stevenson resident was 81....
| May 5, 2012
| 10:45 AM
There's a new exhibit waiting to greet summer visitors at Delaware's Cape Henlopen State Park. And it's big.
It's a 16-inch gun barrel that once roared from the deck of the battleship Missouri during World War II, and it now rests — 120 tons, 68...
| May 10, 2012
| 7:42 AM
As The Sun's maritime editor from 1949 to 1969, I was given a free hand to cover the shipping world as I saw fit. And in those days we believed our mission was not just to make certain that The Sun was the leader in maritime news but also to enhance and...
| May 15, 2012
| 2:25 PM
Robert T. Barry, a retired Exxon Oil Co. salesman and avid sports fan, died Friday from congestive heart failure at his Mays Chapel home. He was 83.
The son of a lawyer and a homemaker, Robert Thomas Barry was born in Baltimore and raised on Dukeland...
| May 17, 2012
| 10:54 AM
Dr. John Joseph Krejci, a retired general surgeon who helped plan St. Joseph Medical Center's move to Towson, died at that hospital Monday after suffering an aneurysm. He was 89 and lived in Stoneleigh.
Born on Milton Avenue, he attended St. Michael...
| May 25, 2012
| 1:56 PM
The 145th consecutive Memorial Day observance in Westminster is being planned as a four-day event, May 25-28, with numerous activities to honor and pay tribute to veterans.
The celebration, sponsored by the American Legion Post 31, has been coordinated...
| May 22, 2012
| 2:14 PM
Every Memorial Day, John Strumsky goes to a veterans cemetery with his wife, Dawn, listens to the ceremony on the grounds and tours the grave markers.
The tradition leaves him with mixed emotions, he said.
Strumsky's emotional confusion stems from his...
| May 27, 2012
| 1:09 PM
Alexander Ludlum "Lud" Michaux Jr., a decorated career Marine Corps officer who fought in three wars and later presided over the transformation of McDonogh School into a coeducational institution, died May 20 of heart failure at Brightview Mays Chapel...