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T. E. Jacobs, city worker, caterer, diesT....


T. E. Jacobs, city worker, caterer, dies

T. Edward "Eddie" Jacobs, a retired city employee who had once run seafood and catering businesses, died of cancer Sept. 8 at his Timonium home. He was 83.

The Baltimore native's career began in the 1940s when he and his brother, Harry, took over the family seafood business begun by their grandmother in the late 1800s. When the Paca Street business known as William Jacobs & Sons Seafood closed after World War II, Mr. Jacobs turned his attention to a separate catering business he and his wife ran on Old York Road. The couple sold that business in 1956 after 16 years of operation.

That same year, he joined the city's Department of Finance, working as a cashier-clerk before retiring in 1978. A 1926 graduate of Loyola High School, he later took a part-time job as a bookkeeper for Loyola-Notre Dame Library before retiring for good three years ago.

Mr. Jacobs was a member of the Notre Dame Council of the Knights of Columbus for more than 40 years and a past grand knight.

A longtime member of the Old Timers Baseball Association, Mr. Jacobs enjoyed playing football, baseball and tennis as a young man and was known as a speedy center fielder when he played semi-professional ball in the 1930s.

Survivors include his wife of 54 years, the former Martha Bounds; three daughters, Carol Bollinger of Timonium, Joan Watson of Abingdon and Mary Sadlowski of Freeland; two sons, Tom Jacobs of Rockville and Jerry Jacobs of Glen Arm; a sister, Lillian Rosenberger of Timonium; and 13 grandchildren.

The family suggests memorial contributions to the Union Memorial Hospice Program, 201 E. University Parkway, Baltimore Services were held Sept. 12 at St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church in Texas, Md.

Josephine C. Annan

Woman's club president

A Mass of Christian burial for Josephine C. Annan, former president of the Woman's Club of Glyndon, will be offered at noon tomorrow at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, 65 Sacred Heart Lane, Glyndon.

Mrs. Annan, who was 81, died early yesterday of cancer at her home on Worthington Hill Drive in Glyndon.

A resident of Glyndon since 1948, she had also served as a volunteer in the canteen for patients at the Springfield State Hospital and played bridge with several clubs of friends.

The former Josephine Clautice was a native of Baltimore and a graduate of the Girls' Latin School.

Her first husband, Wade G. Emmett Jr., a partner in the Fulton Laundry, died in 1953, and her second husband, Richard C. Annan, a retired supervisor at the Point Breeze Plant of the

Western Electric Co., died in November 1990.

She is survived by two sons, Wade G. Emmett III of Richmond, Va., and George C. Emmett of Wilmington, Del.; three daughters, Josephine Strott of Atlanta, Anne Nepper of Virginia Beach, Va., and Frances Moser of Finksburg; a stepdaughter, Laura D'Aiutolo of Rockville; four sisters, Alice Houstle of Baltimore, Janet Abele of Miami, Mary Lee Hollander of Atlanta and Anne Braun of Sanford, N.C.; two brothers, Edward Clautice of York, Pa., and Alban Clautice of Baltimore; 20 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

Linda A. Cameron

Patient services director

A memorial service for Linda A. Cameron, director of patient services for the National Kidney Foundation of Maryland, will be held at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow at the Severna Park Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 110 Ritchie Highway, Pasadena.

Mrs. Cameron, who was 49 and lived on Ashburton Drive in Millersville, died Monday at North Arundel Hospital of complications to cancer.

She had worked for the foundation for about five years after being named volunteer of the year in 1984 and serving on the board of directors.

Recipient of a transplanted kidney herself, nearly 20 years ago, she also founded the Anne Arundel County Renal Discussion Group and was its first president. Since 1989, she had served on the State Commission on Kidney Disease.

The former Linda A. Garrison was a native of Baltimore and a graduate of Kenwood High School and Towson State University. She taught English briefly at a school in Korea as a young woman.

She is survived by a daughter, Amy Melissa Cameron of Millersville; her parents, Daniel and Anna Jean Garrison of Wilmington, Del., and a sister, Sandra Frey of Crofton.

The family suggested that memorial contributions could be made to Patient Services of the National Kidney Foundation of Maryland.

Francis R. Gehring

Retired bartender

Services for Francis R. Gehring, a retired bartender at Wilson's Lauraville Tavern, will be held at 4 p.m. tomorrow at the Moss-Feaster Funeral Home in Dunedin, Fla.

Mr. Gehring, who was 68 and lived in Dunedin since 1985, died Tuesday of cancer at his home.

Shortly before moving to Florida from Cockeysville, he retired from the Harford Road tavern where he had worked since the early 1970s.

Earlier, he had been a supervisor at the Borden ice cream plant in East Baltimore, where he worked for 25 years.

Born in Baltimore, he was educated at St. Bernard's School and served in the U.S. Army during World War II.

He is survived by his wife, the former Doris McGill; a son, Richard Francis Gehring of Baltimore; three brothers, Paul Gehring of Rising Sun, Harry Gehring of Baltimore and William Gehring of Hollywood, Fla.; and a sister, Marguerite Wolff of Baltimore.

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