Kenneth Ebmeier Sr.Retired USF&G; officialKenneth J. Ebmeier...


Kenneth Ebmeier Sr.

Retired USF&G; official

Kenneth J. Ebmeier Sr., a retired vice president of U.S. Fidelity & Guaranty Corp., died Saturday of cancer at his home in Timonium. He was 72.

He started with USF&G; in 1962 in Milwaukee, where he had worked for other insurers. He transferred to USF&G; headquarters in Baltimore in 1965 and was primarily active in the company's life insurance subsidiary until he retired in 1986.

The Milwaukee native was a graduate of Marquette University and, in 1951, of its law school. He played basketball as an undergraduate.

He was an amateur tennis player in Milwaukee and in the Baltimore area, where he won a Towson Golf and Country Club men's doubles championship. He was tennis chairman and coach for the Cockeysville-Spring Lake Recreation Council.

He was a member of the Parish Council and taught Confraternity of Christian Doctrine classes at St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, 101 Church Lane, Texas, where a Mass of Christian burial was to be offered at 10 a.m. today.

He is survived by his wife of 48 years, the former Eileen A. Mueller; three sons, Kenneth J. Ebmeier Jr. of Monrovia, John Ebmeier of Winchester, Va., and Michael Ebmeier of Fallston; four daughters, Anne Schaffner of Vienna, Va., Mary Gernand of Jarrettsville, Barbara Citrano of Forest Hill and Kathleen Anclien of Hong Kong; two sisters, Louella Brandt of Elm Grove, Wis., and Virginia Jossi of Neenah, Wis.; a brother, Harry Ebmeier of Wauwatosa, Wis.; and 15 grandchildren.

Memorial donations may be made to My Sister's Place, 123 W. Mulberry St., Baltimore. Raymond E. Hemerich, vice president of a freight company, died Saturday at North Arundel Hospital after a heart attack. He was 55 and lived in Pasadena.

As vice president of Schenker International, he was in charge of the company's compliance with customs and Federal Maritime Commission regulations and manager of its Philadelphia office. He had joined Schenker in 1989 after 25 years as a customhouse broker and freight forwarder in Baltimore and New York City for several companies.

He was a member of the Foreign Trade Zone Association, the World Trade Association and the National Association of Customhouse Brokers and Freight Forwarders.

Born in Baltimore, he served in the Army after his 1958 graduation from Mount St. Joseph High School.

A Mass of Christian burial was to be offered at 10 a.m. today at Our Lady of the Chesapeake Roman Catholic Church, 8325 Ventnor Road, Pasadena.

Mr. Hemerich is survived by his wife of 31 years, the former Joan A. Shewchuk; two sons, Drew A. Hemerich of Pasadena and Richard E. Hemerich of Annapolis; his mother, Lena Hemerich of Baltimore; a sister, Gloria Dungan of Glen Burnie; and a grandson.

Dr. Samuel Rubin

Practiced in Brooklyn

Dr. Samuel Rubin, who had a general practice in Brooklyn for about 50 years, died Monday in his sleep of apparent heart failure while visiting a brother in Marco Island, Fla. The Pikesville resident was 87.

Dr. Rubin began practicing in Brooklyn in 1935. He was named an honorary staff member at what is now Harbor Hospital Center in 1986 and attended professional meetings at the hospital and saw patients until he retired about five years ago.

Family members said he delivered three generations of some families and was regarded as a member of the family by many of his patients.

He had been a member of the staff at North Charles General Hospital and was a medical adviser to the Social Security Administration on disability claims.

The Baltimore native was reared in La Plata and graduated from the University of Maryland pharmacy school then from the medical school in 1933.

He served an internship at Franklin Square Hospital, then in West Baltimore, before starting his own practice.

He was a member of the Beth Tfiloh and Shaarei Zion congregations.

Services will be held at 3 p.m. tomorrow at Sol Levinson & Bros., 6010 Reisterstown Road, Baltimore.

His wife of 57 years, the former Rebecca Blank, died in 1992. He is survived by his brother, Joseph Rubin of Marco Island, Fla.; and many nieces and nephews.

Nell G. S. Lynch


Nell G. Sensenbaugh Lynch, a homemaker, died Saturday of pneumonia at Washington County Hospital. She was 93 and lived in Hagerstown.

While a resident of Rosalie Avenue in Parkville from 1945 until she moved to Hagerstown in 1988, she was active in the American Legion auxiliary.

Born and reared in St. James, she was a graduate of Washington County schools. In 1919, she married T. Frank Lynch, who worked for the Pennsylvania Railroad and later for the Veterans Administration in Baltimore. He died in 1970.

She was a member of St. James Brethren Church in Hagerstown.

Services were to be held at 10 a.m. today at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown.

Survivors include a son, Richard H. Lynch Sr. of Williamsport, Md.; a sister, Virginia Hamburg of Hagerstown; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Memorial donations may be made to St. James Brethren Church, 17718 Lappans Road, St. James 21781.

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