| Jan 19, 2012
| 12:24 PM
Albert A. Mrozek, a retired federal worker who bred racing pigeons, died Jan. 12 of complications from diabetes at the Genesis Severna Park Center nursing home.
The longtime Brooklyn Park resident was 81.
Albert Anthony Mrozek, the son of a tugboat...
| Jan 22, 2012
| 12:32 PM
Donald LeRoy Calp, a retired air-traffic control engineer, died of an acute pulmonary hemorrhage Jan. 17 at his Columbia home. He was 79.
Born in Manchester, he was a 1950 Sparks High School graduate. He also attended Edison Junior College in Fort Myers,...
| Jan 29, 2012
| 1:33 PM
Robert James Mitchell, a retired Baltimore County building contractor and a one-time trainer for the Army's 82nd Airborne Division, died Wednesday of a cerebral hemorrhage at his home, "Dogwoods," in Glen Arm. He was 81.
Aside from a stint at Fort...
| Sep 30, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Over the past decade, the United States has engaged in the most significant increase in defense spending since the Korean War. Trillions of dollars have been allocated for the Pentagon, with little congressional monitoring or internal oversight. The...
| 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...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 3:33 PM
Dr. Glendon E. Rayson, a retired Baltimore internist who had worked at Johns Hopkins Hospital, died July 12 of internal bleeding at Memorial Hospital South in Hollywood, Fla. He was 96.
Glendon Ennis Rayson, the son of a schoolteacher and a homemaker,...
| 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...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 3:12 PM
Herman G. "Hank" Tillman Jr., a retired Air Force colonel and pilot who flew in World War II, Korea and Vietnam and was one of Maryland's most decorated veterans, died Sunday of liver failure at his Chester home. He was 89.
He was born in his immigrant...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 2:27 PM
Louis G. "Captain Lou" Napfel Jr., a retired Chesapeake Bay charter boat captain and Korean War veteran, died Saturday of kidney failure at Harbor View Hospital.
The longtime Edgewater resident was 81.
The son of a jewelry box maker and a homemaker, Mr....
| 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...