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Sarah H. W. Frederick, 84, public school...


Sarah H. W. Frederick, 84, public school educator

Sarah Hoyle Westmoreland Frederick, a former public school educator who was active in patriotic organizations, died Friday of pneumonia at the Wesley Home in Mount Washington. She was 84.

Mrs. Frederick, a former resident of Stoneleigh and Guilford, began her teaching career in Greensboro, N.C., and taught elementary school at Roland Park Public School from 1947 to 1954.

The former Sarah Hoyle Westmoreland was born in Cornelius, N.C., where she graduated from high school. She earned a bachelor's degree from Appalachian State Teachers College in 1936.

In 1947, she married George C. Frederick, who survives her.

She was an active member of the Washington-Custis Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Women's Eastern Shore Society and the Maryland Historical Society.

Mrs. Frederick also enjoyed doing genealogical research at the National Archives in Washington.

She was a longtime member of Grace United Methodist Church, 5407 N. Charles St., where she was a member of the Altar Guild. Services will be held at the church at 10: 45 a.m. today.

She is also survived by a daughter, Jessie Roth Frederick Goyne of Leesburg, Va.; and three grandchildren.

John A. Sansone, 78, teacher, coach, Orioles usher

John A. Sansone, who coached and taught at Patterson High School for 34 years and was a longtime Orioles usher, died Sunday of liver failure at St. Joseph Medical Center in Towson. He was 78 and lived in Perry Hall.

Mr. Sansone retired in 1979 from the East Baltimore high school, where he began his career in 1945. He taught physical education and coached junior varsity football, basketball, wrestling and swimming. He also established Patterson's first lacrosse team.

"He borrowed [lacrosse] sticks from Hopkins, talked to coaches and read books. That's how he did it," said a daughter, Denise Sansone Grandea of Catonsville.

Mr. Sansone was an Orioles usher for 43 years, directing fans to seats at Memorial Stadium and in recent years at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. He retired in 1997 as supervisor of ushers.

Born in Uniontown, Pa., he moved to Baltimore as a child and was a 1940 graduate of Southern High School. He earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Maryland, College Park.

An avid Colts and Ravens fan, he also enjoyed golfing and attending his grandchildren's recreation council lacrosse and T-ball games.

He was a communicant of St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, 8420 Belair Road, Fullerton, where a Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 9: 30 a.m. tomorrow.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, the former Mary Jane Roberts; another daughter, Cordia Krastel of Essex; a sister, Marie J. Barany of Catonsville; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

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