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Harriet Tanzymore, 51, city schoolteacherHarriet Ashe Thomas...


Harriet Tanzymore, 51, city schoolteacher

Harriet Ashe Thomas Tanzymore, a teacher in the Baltimore school system for 28 years, died Wednesday of cancer at her home in West Baltimore. She was 51.

She was born Harriet Ashe Thomas in Baltimore and raised in the same neighborhood near Coppin State College where she lived as an adult. She was a graduate of Douglass High School and Morgan State University.

She designed and made jewelry that she sold to friends and at fairs and other events. She wrote poetry and was a charter member of the Apron Strings, a social and community service group, and a member of the Loving Touch Healing Center and All Saints Roman Catholic Church.

Arrangements for a memorial service are incomplete.

She is survived by two sons, Eugene Tanzymore of Baltimore and Shane Tanzymore of Lancaster, Pa.; a daughter, Jeannell Tanzymore of Baltimore; her mother, Helen Claiborne Thomas of Baltimore; and two brothers, Byron Thomas of Randallstown and Anthony Thomas of Washington.

Isabelle H. Krieger, 97, wife of Baltimore native

A memorial service for Isabelle Hunter Krieger, a frequent visitor to Maryland who died Aug. 20 of heart failure at home in South Casco, Maine, was held Friday at the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer in Baltimore.

Her husband, Dr. William L. Krieger, a Baltimore native, died in 1968. Survivors include a son, William L. Krieger of Ocean City; a daughter, Barbara E. Pollak of South Casco; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

David Burk, 27, a performance art student from Spring Grove, Pa., who was studying at the Technical University of Brno in the Czech Republic, died Oct. 14 of a head injury sustained in a fall.

He was the son of the Rev. David W. Burke of Spring Grove, who is pastor of St. Paul's United Brethren Church in Christ of Millers in Carroll County.

A memorial service at which his father will officiate was to be held at 3 p.m. today at the J. J. Hartenstein Mortuary, 24 Second St., New Freedom, Pa. Other survivors include his mother, Diane Burkents; and a sister, Amanda J. Burke, both of Spring Grove.

David O'Brien, 54, who was vice president for product development for the Gilmour Group, a member of the hardware and tool industry, died Oct. 14 of cancer at his home in Sanford, Fla.

A memorial service for the Baltimore native was held Friday at his home.

He is survived by his wife, the former Jo Rita Newberger; three sons, David Shawn O'Brien and Andrew Keith O'Brien, both of Houston, and Matthew Wayne O'Brien of Honolulu; a daughter, Tracey Jo O'Brien of Peoria, Ill.; his father, Walter I. O'Brien of Parkville; and two brothers, Keith O'Brien of Forest Hill and Richard O'Brien of White Hall.

James S. Penhallegon, 77, who retired in 1988 as an executive with Martin Marietta Corp., died Oct. 12 of pulmonary complications at Greater Baltimore Medical Center.

Services for the Evanston, Ill., native and Timonium resident were held Monday.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, the former Virginia Day; three sons, John R. Penhallegon of Glenarm, Richard J. Penhallegon of Baltimore and Robert D. Penhallegon of Jacksonville, Fla; and six grandchildren.

Benjamin F. Spriggle, 74, a retired aircraft electrician who lived in the Baltimore area from the late 1940s through the 1950s, died Monday of respiratory failure at a hospital in Upper Darby, Pa. He lived in Drexel Hill, Pa.

Services for the Huntington, Pa., native were held Friday in the chapel at the Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens in Timonium.

His wife, the former Phyllis W. Barthalow, died in 1989. He is survived by two daughters, Donna Schack and Shirley K. Spriggle, both of Baltimore; a son, Richard W. Spriggle of Waterloo, Belgium; a brother, John Spriggle of Germantown, Pa.; and three grandchildren.

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