Craig J. Dempsey, 36, child-advocacy directorCraig J....


Craig J. Dempsey, 36, child-advocacy director

Craig J. Dempsey, director of a child advocacy program for at-risk Baltimore area youth, died Sunday of cancer at his Eldersburg home. He was 36.

Mr. Dempsey was director of the Choice program at the Shriver Center at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. He had been associated with the program since 1988 and was responsible for expanding it to San Diego and Hartford, Conn.

Earlier, he had worked for the Key, a similar at-risk program for youths in Massachusetts.

A native of Bolton, Mass., he earned a bachelor's degree from Worcester (Mass.) State College. He had nearly completed the academic requirements for a master's degree in nonprofit management from the Johns Hopkins University.

His marriage to the former Elizabeth O'Hare ended in divorce.

A Memorial Mass will be offered at 11: 30 a.m. today at St. 'D Joseph's Catholic Community, 915 Liberty Road, Eldersburg.

He is survived by his daughter, Kelly A. Dempsey of Hagerstown; four brothers, Bill Dempsey of Lancaster, Mass., Dennis Dempsey of Taunton, Mass., Paul Dempsey of Lunenburg, Mass., and Timothy Dempsey of California; a sister, Susan McPhee of Ormond Beach, Fla.; his father, William Dempsey of Ormond Beach; his mother, Muriel Derby of Boylston, Mass.; and special friend, Julene Jarnot of Baltimore.

Sarah E. McIntyre, 79, counter clerk, druggist aide

Sarah Elizabeth McIntyre, a retired counter clerk and druggist's aide, died Sunday of kidney failure at St. Elizabeth Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. She was 79.

Known as Libby, the lifelong Lansdowne resident began working at Rossberg's Pharmacy in Morrell Park in South Baltimore in 1967 and retired in 1985.

"She was so popular that people would come into the store just to speak with her. She was very well-liked," said a son, Charles McIntyre of Eldersburg.

Earlier, the former Sarah Elizabeth Gerber was a cook at Gerber's Restaurant, a family-owned business in Lansdowne.

She left school early to help her parents operate a tourist home on Washington Boulevard, then a heavily traveled thoroughfare between Washington and the north.

She was a member of the Lansdowne Alliance Church.

In 1936, she married Melvin L. McIntyre Sr., a builder and steel worker, who died in 1984.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. tomorrow at Ambrose Funeral Home, 2719 Hammonds Ferry Road in Lansdowne.

She is survived by another son, Melvin McIntyre Jr. of Ellicott City; two granddaughters; and a special friend, Frank A. Lipsitz of Lansdowne.

Alice Marie Boone, 86, registered nurse

Alice Marie Boone, a retired registered nurse and former Middle River resident, died Friday of a stroke at the Hospice Care Center at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington, Ky. She was 86 and lived in Harrodsburg, Ky.

Mrs. Boone worked as a registered nurse at the former Baltimore City Hospitals, now Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, from 1947 to 1976, when she retired and moved to Harrodsburg.

The former Alice Martin was a native of New York City and a graduate of the Overlook Hospital School of Nursing in Summit, N.J.

In 1936, she married Carroll P. Boone, who died in 1994.

Services will be held today in Harrodsburg.

She is survived by a son, Robert D. Boone of Nicholasville, Ky.; and two grandsons.

! Pub date: 5/19/98

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