Catherine P. Jenkins, 85, schoolteacher, librarianCatherine P....


Catherine P. Jenkins, 85, schoolteacher, librarian

Catherine P. Jenkins, a retired Baltimore County schoolteacher and librarian, died Monday at her Towson home after a brief illness. She was 85.

Mrs. Jenkins began her teaching career in the 1930s in Baltimore City schools. In the mid-1950s, she began working in the county school system. She taught and worked in the libraries of several Baltimore County schools, including Lutherville and Hampton elementaries, and retired in the late 1970s.

A Baltimore native, the former Catherine Pistel graduated from Forest Park High School and what was then Towson State Normal School. She married Robert Pensmith Jenkins in 1939. He died in the 1970s.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. tomorrow at Ruck Towson Funeral Home, 1050 York Road.

She is survived by a son, Robert Douglas Jenkins of Columbia; and two grandchildren. George H. Sack Sr., a retired wholesale lumber and building supply salesman and active church member, died Sunday at Good Samaritan Hospital of complications after cancer surgery. He was 89.

A resident of Stoneleigh for 57 years, he retired in 1983 after 15 years with the Horstmeier Lumber Co. He had started his sales career with George Sack and Son, a building supply company established by his grandfather in 1899.

Mr. Sack also designed houses and drew blueprints for Matthews Brown Contracting Co. for 30 years.

Born and raised in Lauraville, he was a 1928 graduate of Polytechnic Institute and attended the Johns Hopkins University. During World War II, he worked at Glenn L. Martin Co. and Edgewood Arsenal.

He was a member and past master of Waverly Lodge No. 152 of the Masons and the Scottish Rite. He also enjoyed playing chess and traveling.

Mr. Sack was a longtime member and Sunday school teacher at Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church, 4605 Belair Road, Baltimore, where services will be held at 11 a.m. today.

He is survived by his wife of 61 years, the former Sophia Anne Philippe; a son, Dr. George H. Sack Jr. of Wiltondale; a brother, Frederick Sack of Parkville; and several nieces and nephews.

Theresa Dare, 69, homemaker, waitress

Theresa Dare, a homemaker and former restaurant waitress, died of heart failure Saturday at Good Samaritan Hospital. The Hamilton resident was 69.

Born and raised in Baltimore, the former Theresa Marsiglia attended city schools and married Thomas T. Dare in 1945. Her husband died in 1968, and she married his brother, Kenneth F. Dare, in 1973. He died in 1996.

Mrs. Dare was a homemaker for many years before working at a Hamilton restaurant from 1975 to 1993. For the past five years, she did clerical work for Dareware, a son's Baltimore-based software business.

She was a member of the Parkville American Legion Post's women's auxiliary and Hamilton Lodge of the Sons of Italy.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 9: 30 a.m. today at St. Dominic's Roman Catholic Church, 5313 Harford Road.

She is survived by three sons, Thomas J. Dare, John C. Dare and Orlando L. Dare; a brother, Ignatius Marsiglia; two sisters, Rose Marie Holsey and Catherine O'May; and a granddaughter. All are of Baltimore.

Pub Date: 5/06/98

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