Mollie Bosley Jessop, 75, hospital hematologist


Mollie Bosley Jessop, a retired Johns Hopkins Hospital hematologist and dachshund fancier, died of pancreatic cancer Sept. 3 at Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care. She was 75 and lived in Lutherville.

Born and raised in Cockeysville, Miss Jessop was descended from the early families that settled in the Baltimore County village.

She was a 1945 graduate of Notre Dame Preparatory School and was a graduate of Union Memorial School of Medical Technology.

During the 1950s, she was supervisor of Union Memorial Hospital's chemistry department before leaving to work in the hematology laboratory at Johns Hopkins. She worked at the laboratory for 27 years before retiring in the early 1990s.

Miss Jessop had enjoyed horseback riding, and also raised and showed dachshunds. She was a member of the Baltimore Metropolitan Dachshund Club.

She was a member of Sherwood Episcopal Church in Cockeysville, where services were held Friday.

Miss Jessop is survived by several cousins.

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