Lawrence A. Williams, 54, Baltimore cab driverLawrence...

Lawrence A. Williams, 54, Baltimore cab driver

Lawrence A. Williams, a longtime Baltimore cab driver, died Saturday of a heart attack at his Northwest Baltimore home. He was 54.


For more than 20 years, he had driven cabs for the Yellow and Royal cab companies.

Born in Northwest Baltimore, he was a graduate of Carver Vocational-Technical High School and received an associate's degree from then-Community College of Baltimore.


He served in the infantry in Vietnam and was discharged in 1968.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. today at Lawrence Greene Funeral Home, 5151 Baltimore National Pike.

He is survived by a son, Antwan Williams of Baltimore; two daughters, Paulette Bolden of Baltimore and Lawreen Mitchell of Glen Burnie; his mother, Alma Walker of Baltimore; a brother, Arnold Williams of Baltimore; four sisters, Elizabeth Savage, Catherine Henderson, Rose Madden and Patricia Burrell, all of Baltimore; five grandchildren; and his companion, Felicia Wilson of Baltimore.

Dora Evelyn Hutchinson, 96, educator for 40 years

Dora Evelyn Hutchinson, a retired educator, died Sunday in her sleep at Emerald Estates Assisted Living Community, where she had moved last year. She was 96 and had lived in Ashburton in Northwest Baltimore for many years.

A teacher and guidance counselor in the Baltimore school system, she began her career in 1935 and retired in 1975.

Born in Maud, Ky., Dora Evelyn Hughes received a teaching diploma from what is now Kentucky State College in 1924. She earned a bachelor's degree from then-Morgan College in 1935. In 1946, she received a master's degree from New York University.

She married William G. Hutchinson in 1926. He died in 1979.


Services will be held at 11 a.m. tomorrow at Metropolitan United Methodist Church, 1121 W. Lanvale St., where she was a member for more than 60 years.

She is survived by four nephews, Dr. James E. Wood, Albert Wood and James "Biddy" Wood, all of Baltimore, and Joseph Ray Jr. of Louisville, Ky.; and two nieces, Iona Collins of Baltimore and Abby Fife of Louisville.

A. Mark Pollokoff, 44, Arthur Andersen partner

A. Mark "Arky" Pollokoff, a Baltimore County native and partner in the consulting division of Arthur Andersen LLP, died Tuesday of a brain tumor at a hospital in Evanston, Ill. He was 44.

The former Mount Washington resident who had worked in the accounting firm's Chicago office since 1987 lived in Buffalo Grove, Ill.

He joined the company in Washington in 1980.


The Sudbrook Park native was a 1974 graduate of Milford Mill High School, where he wrestled and played lacrosse and football.

He also played lacrosse at Bucknell University, where he earned his bachelor's degree in 1978. He served as assistant lacrosse coach at Duke University from 1979 to 1980 while earning a master's degree in health administration.

He was also a founding director of the Healing Exchange Brain Trust in Cambridge, Mass., an advocacy organization for people with brain tumors.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Beth Jacob Congregation, 5713 Park Heights Ave.

He is survived by his wife of 15 years, the former Lori Shapiro; two daughters, Emily Pollokoff and Abigail Pollokoff, both of Buffalo Grove; his parents, Royal and Phyllis Pollokoff of Northwest Baltimore; and two brothers, Robert G. Pollokoff of Owings Mills and Gordon L. Pollokoff of Columbia.

Suzanna M. Groenheim, 93, administrative assistant


Suzanna M. Groenheim, a former administrative assistant in the radiobiology department of the Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, died Sunday of pneumonia at Charlestown retirement community in Catonsville. The former Loch Raven Boulevard resident was 93.

Mrs. Groenheim retired in 1982 from the School of Hygiene and Public Health, where she had worked for about 10 years.

In the early 1950s, she was an administrative assistant at the American Oil Co. in New York City. In 1966, she transferred to the company's Baltimore office and retired in the early 1970s.

Suzanna M. Bierman was born in New York City and was a graduate of public schools there.

In 1926, she married Herman Groenheim, who died in 1958.

She had volunteered at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center.


Services were held Tuesday.

She is survived by two sons, Henri A. Groenheim of Towson and Louis M. Groenheim of Minneapolis; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Celestine Gail Carr, 54, language teacher

Celestine Gail Carr, an educator, died Sunday of cancer at her Catonsville home. She was 54.

Since 1990, Miss Carr had been supervisor of foreign languages and English for speakers of other languages for Howard County schools. She retired in October.

For the previous 22 years, she had taught French and Spanish at Hampstead Hill Middle School, Patterson High School and City College, said her twin sister, Clementine Carr of Catonsville.


In 1967, the Washington native received a bachelor of arts degree from Morgan State University, where she also earned a master of science degree and a doctorate in education.

She was a board member of the Northeast Conference for Foreign Languages and the American Council for the Teaching of Foreign Languages.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. today at New Antioch Baptist Church, 5616 Old Court Road, Randallstown.

She also is survived by her mother, Viola Carr Davidson, and stepfather, Brice Davidson, both of Silver Spring; and another sister, Carol Carr Hairston of Glenn Dale.

Bernard J. Sanzone, 76, city police officer

Bernard J. Sanzone, a retired police officer and deputy sheriff, died Monday of heart failure at his White Marsh home. He was 76.


He served in the Baltimore Police Department beginning in 1952 as a foot patrolman in Northeast Baltimore and retired as assistant to the sergeant at the Pine Street Station in West Baltimore in 1973.

He then became a deputy sheriff in the Baltimore Circuit Court, serving until 1987.

Born in Baltimore and reared on East Biddle Street, he attended city public schools.

A Fraternal Order of Police trustee, he was also a member of the Maryland Sheriffs' Association, the International Police Association and the Maryland Law Enforcement Officers Association.

In 1945, he married Loretta M. Gregor. She survives him.

A Mass of Christian burial was offered yesterday at St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, 8420 Belair Road, where he was a member.


A son, Vincent Sanzone, died in 1999.

He is also survived by a son, Bernard S. Sanzone of Ocean View, Del.; a daughter, Mary Grace Lesser of Perry Hall; two brothers, Joseph Sanzone of Perry Hall and Carmel Sanzone of Scottsdale, Ariz.; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.