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Wayne K. Redding

Newspaper owner

Wayne K. Redding, a partner in a real estate company and the owner of a Northeast Baltimore community newspaper, died Friday of heart failure at St. Joseph Medical Center. He was 51.

The Glenarm resident had owned the Herald Gazette since 1987. He published it from a Harford Road office building where he was a partner in ERA Eagle Realty.

From 1982 to 1988, Mr. Redding published TV-Tempo, a weekly television magazine. He also had been an insurance agent for Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co. for more than 20 years. Born and raised in Howard Park, he was a 1962 graduate of Forest Park High School and attended Baltimore Junior College.

He was a member of the Gardenville-Belair Road Businessman Association and the Hamilton Business Association. He was a 33rd Degree Mason and a member of Sharon Lodge No. 182, A.F. & A.M.

He was a communicant of the Roman Catholic Church of the Nativity, 1800 Vista Lane, Timonium, where a Mass of Christian burial is scheduled to be offered at 10 a.m. today. He is survived by his wife, the former Sharon Jackson; a daughter, Stacy L. Redding of Glenarm; a brother, John S. Redding Jr. of Parkville; and his parents, John L. Redding Sr. and Geraldine Redding of Westminster.

Robert H. Rebuck Sr., a retired teacher and former construction superintendent, died Sunday of heart failure at St. Joseph Medical Center. The Cockeysville resident was 74.

Mr. Rebuck retired in 1983 after 15 years of teaching mathematics, carpentry and blueprint reading at Western School Technology in Catonsville. He had worked for the Arundel Corp. as a construction superintendent from 1946 to 1958.

A native of Shamokin, Pa., he was a 1940 graduate of the Williamson School of Mechanical Trades in Media, Pa. He later earned bachelor's and master's degrees in education from the University of Maryland.

He was a member of St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, 101 Church Lane, Cockeysville, where a Mass of Christian burial is to be offered at 10 a.m. today.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years, the former Margaret Janosik; two sons, Robert H. Rebuck Jr. and Gregory John Rebuck, both of Baltimore; a brother, Kenneth Rebuck of Shamokin; three sisters, Mildred Dockey of Shamokin, Janet Polastre of Elysburg, Pa., and Helen McDonell of Pottstown, Pa.; and three grandchildren.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 17025, Baltimore 21203, or to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 43025, Baltimore 21236-0025.

Sister Mary Joseph

Nun, elementary teacher

Sister Mary Joseph Morrissey, who had taught at Roman Catholic elementary schools in Baltimore, Frederick and Cumberland, died Sunday of complications of arthritis at Villa Assumpta, the Towson motherhouse of the School Sisters of Notre Dame. She was 76.

Sister Joseph began teaching in 1937 at St. Joseph Parochial School in New York City. Before retiring from teaching in 1956 because of health problems, she also taught at Holy Redeemer School in Rochester, N.Y., at St. Mark's, St. Joseph's, St. Ambrose, St. Matthew's and the Institute of Notre Dame in Baltimore, St. John's in Frederick and St. Patrick's in Cumberland.

Born Mary Catherine Morrissey in Baltimore, Sister Joseph attended St. Brigid Parochial School and the Institute of Notre Dame.

She entered the convent in 1934, professing her vows in 1937. She also studied at Fordham University and Nazareth College. A Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 10 a.m. today in the chapel at Villa Assumpta, 6401 N. Charles St.

She is survived by a sister, Margaret Merson of Dumont, N.J.; and three nephews.

Memorial donations may be made to the School Sisters of Notre Dame, 6401 N. Charles St., Baltimore 21212.

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