A funeral Mass will be held Saturday for Adele-Ethel Reidy, a former Walters Art Museum docent who witnessed the 1949 settlement of Jews in a young State of Israel.
Mrs. Reidy, who resided in West Towson for many years, died of stroke complications Oct. 29 at the Westminster Canterbury at Shenandoah Valley, a senior living community in Winchester, Va. She was 95.
Born in Chicago, she was the daughter of Dr. Joseph Kaczkowski, a general practitioner, and his wife, Blanche, a homemaker. She was a 1941 graduate of the Academy of Our Lady. She obtained a music history degree at the Chicago Musical College.
Family members said her father wanted her to teach music, but she...