36 years a teacher
Kathleen B. Newsome, a retired Baltimore City public school teacher, died Friday of complications of Alzheimer's disease at the Dorchester House, a home for the elderly.
Mrs. Newsome, 84, retired in 1965 from the Harriet Tubman Elementary School. She had also taught at the Joseph H. Lockerman School during her 36-year career.
Born in Lynchburg, Va., the former Kathleen Bass came to Baltimore as a child with her family and was a graduate of Douglass High School and of what is now Coppin State College. She earned a bachelor's degree at Morgan State University and a master's degree at New York University.
She was cited in 1972 by the Red Cross for her work as a volunteer teacher in its youth program.
During the mayoral administration of William Donald Schaefer, she was a City Hall volunteer who wrote proclamations and citations and served as hostess for award ceremonies. She also had chaired committees for the Retired Public School Teachers of Baltimore City and was a member of the Maryland State Teachers Association. Also, she was a member of the Herbert M. Frisby Historical Society and of the Iota Chapter of the Lambda Kappa Mu sorority.
She was a member for more than 60 years of Union Baptist Church, and of its Helping Hand Circle.
Her husband, Garnie Newsome, died in 1970.
Services are to be conducted at noon tomorrow at Union Baptist, 1219 Druid Hill Ave., Baltimore.
She is survived by a daughter, Joy N. Tarter-Smith; a sister, Willie Mae Boone; and a grandson, all of Baltimore.
G. Walter Rupprecht
George Walter Rupprecht, a retired supervisor for the Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Co., died Saturday at St. Joseph Hospital after an aneurysm on his aorta ruptured.
Mr. Rupprecht, 82, who lived in Cockeysville for about 10 years, retired 17 years ago as a supervisor of service department foremen at C&P;, where he worked for 40 years.
The native of the Lauraville area of Baltimore was a 1928 graduate of City College. He lived in Towson from 1941 until he moved to Cockeysville, and was a former president of the Towson Civitan Club and a member of the Lions Club there. He was a member of the Mount Washington Club, a lacrosse organization, and often golfed at the Pine Ridge Golf Course. He also was a gardener who specialized in roses and tomatoes.
Services were to be conducted at 11 a.m. today at the Epworth United Methodist Church, 600 Warren Road, Cockeysville.
He is survived by his wife of 55 years, the former Mary Virginia Meyer; three sons, Dr. George W. Rupprecht Jr. of Glen Arm, Henry L. Rupprecht of Jefferson and Wink Rupprecht of Timonium; a daughter, Mary Carroll Peters of Cockeysville; a sister, Anna Lee McGinn of Lutherville; and 10 grandchildren.
Philip J. Frappaolo
Mount St. Joseph senior
A Mass of Christian burial for Philip J. Frappaolo, a senior at Mount St. Joseph high school who was a member of three swimming teams, was to be offered at 1 p.m. today at the Roman Catholic Church of St. Bernadette, 801 Stevenson
Known as P. J., the 17-year-old Millersville resident died Friday at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center of injuries he suffered that afternoon in an automobile accident on Frederick Road in Oella.
He was on his way to a practice of the Retrievers Aquatic Club, a private swimming team at the University of Maryland Baltimore County, at the time of the accident. He also was been a member of the Mount St. Joseph swimming team for three years and swam for a community team, the Shipley's Choice Dolphins, generally in freestyle, butterfly or backstroke races of 50, 100 or 200 yards.
Born in Takoma Park and reared in Upper Marlboro, he moved to Millersville eight years ago and attended Severna Park Middle School before entering Mount St. Joseph.
At St. Bernadette's Church, he was a member of the Youth Group and of the confirmation team that was to have taken a group of candidates for confirmation on a retreat Friday evening.
He is survived by his parents, Philip and Connie Frappaolo, and a brother, Chris Frappaolo, all of Millersville; and his grandparents, Roy and Mary Wells of Silver Spring and Nora Frappaolo of Millersville.
Russell C. Hartlove
Russell C. Hartlove, a retired rigger at the Maryland Shipbuilding and Drydock Co., died Saturday of cancer at his home on Sandy Beach Drive in Pasadena.
Mr. Hartlove, 67, retired in 1984 when the shipyard where he had worked for 19 years was closed.
The Baltimore native served in the Navy during World War II and worked at the Coast Guard Yard in Curtis Bay before he went to work at Maryland Drydock.
He was a member of the Fort Smallwood post of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
A Mass of Christian burial was to be offered at 9:30 a.m. today at St. Jane Frances de Chantal Roman Catholic Church, 8479 Virginia Ave. in Riviera Beach.
He is survived by his wife, the former Dolores Pearce; four daughters, Patricia Daines, Dolores Dolch, Barbara Grimm and Karen Grove, all of Pasadena; a son, Russell Hartlove of Pasadena; a brother, Charles Hartlove of Baltimore; a sister, Isabelle Cain of Pasadena; 10 grandsons; and a granddaughter.