Laura HurkaTCLiquor Board secretaryA Mass of Christian...


Laura Hurka


Liquor Board secretary

A Mass of Christian burial for Laura Hurka, a secretary in the office of the Baltimore County Liquor Board, will be offered at 10 a.m. tomorrow at the Roman Catholic Cathedral of Mary Our Queen, 5200 N. Charles St.

Ms. Hurka, who was 28, died unexpectedly Tuesday at home on Silverton Court in Cockeysville.

She worked for the Liquor Board for more than five years.

The daughter of Rosita Hurka and the late Frank Philip Hurka, she was born in Fairfax, Va., and reared in Homeland.

A graduate of the Cathedral School and the Notre Dame 'D Preparatory School, she studied gymnastics at Gerstung.

In addition to her mother, who lives in Rodgers Forge, survivors include a son, Phillip Allen of Cockeysville; four sisters, Lisa Covington of Rodgers Forge, Leslie Goldsmith of Baltimore, Linda Hurka of Stoneleigh and Leigh Ann Hurka of Hillendale; and a grandmother, Fortuna Cangelosi of Baltimore. A Mass of Christian burial for Frank H. Fisher, chief of current planning in the Baltimore County Office of Planning, will be offered at 10 a.m. tomorrow at St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, 101 Church Lane, Texas.

Mr. Fisher, who was 57 and lived on Hickory Meadow Road in Cockeysville, died Wednesday at Union Memorial Hospital. He had been hospitalized since June 13, when he had a stroke while fishing on the Chesapeake Bay.

He had worked in the Planning Office since 1958, and was a founder and a member of the board of the Baltimore County Employees Federal Credit Union.

Born in Baltimore, he was a graduate of City College and attended the University of Maryland before earning a degree in urban planning at Morgan State University.

A golfer and sports fan who was a member of the Terrapin Club, Mr. Fisher was a follower of the Orioles and a season ticket holder for the Colts.

He was also a bridge player and a life master of the American Contract Bridge Association.

He served in the Army during the Korean War.

Mr. Fisher is survived by his wife, the former Diane Schmidt; a son, Mark Fisher of Towson, two step-sons, Jeffrey Williams of Cockeysville and James Williams of Richmond, Va.; a daughter, Sharon Fisher, and a stepdaughter, Jill Williams, both of Cockeysville; his father, Norman Sanders of Bel Air; a sister, Janice MacDorman of Arlington, Va.; and a grandson.

Marie Reisinger

Stoneleigh resident

Graveside services for Marie Reisinger, a resident of Stoneleigh for many years, will be held at 11 a.m. tomorrow at Loudon Park Cemetery, 3801 Frederick Ave.

Mrs. Reisinger, who had lived with her daughter in Philadelphia and Virginia since 1980, died last Wednesday of heart failure at a nursing home in Snow Hill. She was 92.

The former Marie Kroh was a native of Pine Grove, Pa., and a graduate of Lebanon, Pa., High School. She moved to the Baltimore area in 1918 with her family.

She had been a member of a Coast Guard auxiliary unit in Baltimore during World War II.

Mrs. Reisinger was fond of gardening, and she had belonged to the First English Lutheran Church and the Woman's Club of Towson.

Her husband, William Paul Reisinger, a retired building superintendent for McCormick and Co., died in 1964.

She is survived by her daughter, Carol Frost of Accomac, Va.; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Alice T. P. Brown


Services for Alice T. Peck Brown will be held at 12:30 p.m. tomorrow at the Nutter Funeral Home, 2501 Gwynn Falls Parkway in Baltimore.

Mrs. Brown, who was 65 and known as "Peanie," died Wednesday of heart failure at Sinai Hospital after a brief illness.

She was a homemaker who was known for her cooking and love of traveling.

Born in Virginia, Mrs. Brown lived most of her life in the Sugar Hill section of Baltimore. She graduated from St. Francis Academy high school.

Her husband, William L. Brown Sr., died in 1989. He was a retired chemist at Edgewood Arsenal at Aberdeen Proving Ground.

Mrs. Brown is survived by a son, William Brown Jr. of Baltimore; two brothers, George Peck of Baltimore and Joseph Peck of Hawaii; and two grandchildren.

Services for Jon Chapman Crosby II, a retired Episcopal priest, will be held at 11:30 a.m. tomorrow at St. Phillips Episcopal Church, Bestgate and Severn Grove roads, in Annapolis.

Mr. Crosby, who was 67 and lived in Severna Park for the last 19 years, died Friday of kidney failure at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore.

He was an Episcopal priest in the Maryland and Arkansas dioceses from 1952 to 1967. He was a public affairs officer with the Division of Environmental Disease of the state Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, from 1967 to 1986. He was a reporter for The Evening Sun in the early 1950s.

Mr. Crosby served in the Army during World War II in the South Pacific from 1944 to 1945. He was a member of the Weimaraner Club of America and the Washington, D.C., area chapter. He enjoyed photography, writing and raising pure bred dogs.

Born in Baltimore, Mr. Crosby attended Baltimore public schools. He received a bachelor's degree in philosophy from Loyola College in 1949 and a master's degree in education from Johns Hopkins University in 1967.

He attended the Virginia Theological Seminary from 1950 to 1952. In 1952, he was ordained to the priesthood at Old St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Baltimore.

He is survived by his wife of 19 years, the former Susan Field; three daughters, Wendy Volk and Ranice Crosby, both of Baltimore, and Maria Crosby of Florida; a son, Jon C. Crosby III of Columbia; and five grandchildren.

The family suggested memorial contributions be made to the Rescue Fund for the Weimaraner Club of America, c/o Rebecca Weimer, 324 Sundew Drive, Belleville, Ill. 62221 or the Lighthouse Homeless Shelter, P.O. Box 6149, Annapolis 21401.

Gordon A. Service

Dental lab founder

A Mass of Christian burial for Gordon Alvin Service, founder of Service Dental Lab, will be offered at 11 a.m. tomorrow at Chapel of the Angels, Charlestown Retirement Community, 711 Maiden Choice Lane in Catonsville.

Mr. Service, who was 87, died Thursday of heart failure at the Charlestown Care Center in Catonsville after a brief illness. He was a resident of the Charlestown Retirement Community for the last six years.

He opened the dental laboratory in 1944 on Frederick Road in Irvington and worked there from 1950 until his retirement in 1989. The laboratory was certified by the National Association of Dental Laboratories. Mr. Service was a member and past president of the Maryland State Dental Lab Guild.

Mr. Service was born and educated in Ontario, Canada. At 19, he left for Miami, Fla., where he studied dentistry. He moved to Baltimore in 1925.

Mr. Service began flying in 1959 and piloted his private aircraft regularly until the age of 80. He was a member of the National Pilots Association, Flying Farmers, Hangars Inc. and the Quiet Birdmen in Baltimore.

He was avid golfer, billiard player and vegetable gardener. His first wife, Mary Hutchinson Service, is deceased.

His son Gordon T. Service died in 1985.

He is survived by his wife of 12 years, Regina Noell Service; two daughters, Joan Service Kearns of Catonsville and Mary Kathryn Kelly of Arbutus; a son, Paul David Service of Alexandria, Va.; a brother, James Service of Cocoa Beach, Fla.; 25 grandchildren; and 15 great grandchildren.

The family has requested memorial contributions to the Charlestown Benevolent Fund, 711 Maiden Choice Lane, Catonsville, Md. 21228.

Dr. Samuel Legum, a prominent physician and teacher in the Baltimore area and one-time team physician for the old Baltimore Bullets basketball team, died recently at the age of 82.

At the time of his death, Dr. Legum lived in Brooklandville. He was a longtime resident of the Baltimore area and graduated from the Johns Hopkins University in 1928. Four years later, he graduated from the University of Maryland's School of Medicine and began a 25-year teaching career at the school. During his tenure there, Dr. Legum was an assistant professor in the medical school and was cited for his teaching skills by the American Medical Association.

Dr. Legum also practiced internal medicine at Sinai Hospital, University Hospital and the old City Hospitals. He held privileges those hospitals until 1988.

Dr. Legum also was a member of the Har Sinai Congregation in the 6300 block of Park Heights Avenue.

He is survived by his wife, Pauline; two sons, Jeffrey Legum of Baltimore and Dr. Ronald Legum of Blue Hill, Maine; a brother, Dr. Isidore Legum of Baltimore; and two grandchildren.

Services were held June 13.

Leon Goldstein

Retired artist

Services for Leon Goldstein, a retired Baltimore artist, will be held today at 11 a.m. at Menorah Gardens, Hollywood, Fla.

Mr. Goldstein, who was 80, died Thursday of abdominal cancer at a hospice in Hollywood.

Born in Newark, N.J., he lived in Baltimore for 40 years before moving to Florida three years ago. He was a free-lance portrait and commercial artist.

Mr. Goldstein was active in the neighborhood association in Hollywood and wrote poetry daily for most of his life.

He graduated from public schools in Newark.

His wife, the former Ruth Goldberg, died in 1987.

Mr. Goldstein is survived by a daughter, Harriet Goldstein of San Diego, Calif.; a son, Mark Goldstein of Baltimore; and five grandchildren.

Archie T. Satterfield

Longtime city resident

Services for Archie Taylor Satterfield, a longtime Baltimore resident, will be held at 10:30 a.m. tomorrow at Elderslie-St. Andrew's United Methodist Church, 5601 Pimlico Road in Baltimore.

Mr. Satterfield, who was 90 years old, died Thursday of liver cancer at the Joseph Richey Hospice in Baltimore.

Born in Bedford County, Pa., he was a veteran of World War I and a member of the American Legion. He graduated from Bedford County schools and attended the University of Pittsburgh.

Mr. Satterfield worked for the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad for 40 years in various positions, including scheduling supervisor. He retired in 1965.

He also worked at Sinai Hospital, where he was responsible for scheduling nurses.

An active member of Elderslie-St. Andrew's, Mr. Satterfield taught Sunday school.

He was a member of the Boumi Temple and of the Joppa Lodge No. 608.

His wife, the former Isabel Fulton, died 1988.

Mr. Satterfield is survived by a daughter, Jeannette Satterfield Crawford of Houston; a son, Archie Thomas Satterfield of Reisterstown; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

The family suggested contributions to Elderslie-St. Andrew's Methodist Church, 5601 Pimlico Road, Baltimore, Md. 21209.

William J. Beran

Chief of publications

A Mass of Christian burial for William J. Beran, a retired printer, will be at 10 a.m. tomorrow at St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church, 12319 New Hampshire Ave. in Silver Spring.

Mr. Beran, who was 67, died of lung cancer Thursday at Washington Adventist Hospital in Takoma Park.

He was chief of publications at the Department of Defense logistics agency in Alexandria, Va., before his retirement in 1980. Earlier, he had been a printer at the government printing office in Washington and with the News American newspaper in Baltimore.

The Baltimore native graduated from the Mergenthaler Vocational Technical High School and served in the Army Air Force from 1943 to 1946. He moved to the Washington area in 1957.

He was a member of St. John the Baptist Church and the Washington-area Toastmasters. He also was an officer with the American Legion Post 33 in Washington.

Mr. Beran is survived by his wife, the former Anne "Jean" McKenna; a daughter, Judith A. Beran of Greenbelt; two sons, William F. Beran of Stanford, Ct., and Robert J. Beran of Silver Spring.

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