Cecelia Pugatch Brodsky, who was a physician in the Russian army during World War I before settling in Baltimore with her husband in 1922, died Feb. 6 in Houston, where she had lived since 1978. She was 97.
Dr. Brodsky and her husband, Emmanuil M. Brodsky, ran the old Milton Pharmacy at Fairmount and Milton avenues for 45 years.
Her death occurred five days after that of a son, Dr. Alexander E. Brodsky, an internationally known orthopedic surgeon who grew up in Baltimore and received his bachelor's and medical degrees from the University of Maryland.
Dr. Alexander Brodsky also died in Houston, where he had lived since 1950, at age 72.
Survivors include Madeline Paul of Baltimore, who is Dr. Cecelia Brodsky's daughter and Dr. Alexander Brodsky's sister. Separate services were held this month.