Robert R. Eminizer, 72, longtime BGE employeeRobert...


Robert R. Eminizer, 72, longtime BGE employee

Robert R. Eminizer, a Baltimore Gas & Electric Co. employee for 43 years, died Tuesday of cancer at Harbor Hospital Center. He was 72.

He joined the utility in 1942 and retired in 1985 as a senior water engineer at the Westport power plant in South Baltimore.

The native of South Baltimore married Louise Conklin in 1942. In 1945, he was discharged from the Army Air Corps after having been on 50 combat missions during World War II.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. today at McCully Funeral Home of Brooklyn, 237 E. Patapsco Ave.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by three sons, Robert R. Eminizer Jr. of Brooklyn, Donald C. Eminizer Sr. of Pasadena and David G. Eminizer of Westminster; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Ethel McKeel Feild, 85, Baltimore Co. schoolteacher

Ethel McKeel Feild, a retired Baltimore County schoolteacher, died Friday of cancer at the Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care. The Guilford resident was 85.

She began her teaching career in Manteo, N.C., in the 1930s. After interrupting her career to raise her children, she returned to teaching in 1964 in Baltimore County. She retired in 1975.

She was born Ethel Jane McKeel in New Bern, N.C., and graduated from Louisburg (N.C.) College in 1930. In 1940, she married Alexander L. Feild in Virginia Beach, Va., and the couple moved to Towson. Mr. Feild died in 1968.

Mrs. Feild, who was a gardener and painter, was a volunteer for the Red Cross Blood Bank during retirement.

She is survived by a son, Robert McKeel Feild of Towson; a brother, William McKeel of Burlington, N.C.; and two grandchildren.Services were held Tuesday.

Alice Celeste Harris, 80, Dunbar High English teacher

Alice Celeste Harris, a longtime English teacher at Dunbar High School, died Monday of heart failure at St. Agnes Hospital. She was 80 and a resident of Calverton Heights in Northwest Baltimore.

She began teaching at the East Baltimore school in 1940, a year after she graduated from Morgan State College. She retired in 1978.

A native of Baltimore and a 1935 graduate of Douglass High School, she also studied at Catholic University, Loyola College and the Johns Hopkins University.

A native of Baltimore, Ms. Harris lived in the Calverton Heights neighborhood since 1949. She was a 50-year member of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, a charter member of Morgan State's Howard Cornish Alumni Chapter and a member of the Evergreen Protective Neighborhood Association.

Services will be held at noon today at March Funeral Home Inc., 4300 Wabash Ave.

She is survived by two nephews; a niece; and a devoted friend, Nettie Carey of Washington.

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