Obituaries

 

David Pollitt, Light St. Presbyterian Church pastor, dies

David L. Pollitt, a retired Light Street Presbyterian Church pastor and a community activist who brought affordable housing to South Baltimore, died of a stroke Nov. 16 at the Sinai Hospital Hospice. The former South Baltimore resident was 82. Born in in Huntingdon, W.Va., he was the son of Robert...

  • Richard Blanchard, toy and variety store merchant, dies

    Richard Blanchard, toy and variety store merchant, dies

    Richard E. Blanchard, a wholesale toy business owner who later operated a trio of popular Rehoboth Beach, Del., variety shops, died of multiple organ failure Nov. 17 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 92 and lived at the Masonic Home of Maryland in Cockeysville. Born in Baltimore, he was...

  • Ralph E. Phinney, aerospace engineer and researcher, dies

    Ralph E. Phinney, aerospace engineer and researcher, dies

    Ralph Edward Phinney, a retired aerospace engineer and researcher, died Nov. 20 from heart failure at Springwell Senior Living in Mount Washington. The former longtime Bolton Hill resident was 90. He was the son of Myron “Mike” Phinney, a oil wildcatter, and Marie Foreman Phinney, a postal worker...

  • Meta C. Cannady, charter member of Refuge Way of the Cross Church of Christ, dies

    Meta C. Cannady, charter member of Refuge Way of the Cross Church of Christ, dies

    Meta C. Cannady, a cosmetologist who was a charter member of Refuge Way of the Cross Church of Christ, died Saturday from complications of diabetes and heart failure at her Penn-Lucy home. She was 90. The former Meta Candice Harris was the daughter of Willie Harris Sr. and Alice Harris, farmers....

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