Baltimore Sun Sunday : 2019-02-10
OBITUARIES : 20 : 20
20 OBITUARIES THE BALTIMORE SUN | SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2019 index STREETT Mary Jean TURNER Sylvia WEEKS Teresa WYNN Mary Lee BELLER Carol Mccomas BITTNER Cassandra H. BRADY Rose Mary BUCK-LEW Dr. Marian BULL Bertha Pauline CULLEN Anne FARB Myron FERGUSON Deborah Jean FREDERICK JR. Benedict J. GARDNER Joan W. GLASS SR. William HALLIGAN Joseph W. HEWITT Lucy Rhodes HILL Grace LOVE Richard M. MARTIN Andrew L. MCKAUGHAN Sidna R. MISER JR. Robert Samuel NORTON John Ludwig PARK Dr. Injoo PETR Joseph R. RICHARDSON Andrew J. RUSSELL Charles STARNES Jeffery TO VIEW DEATH NOTICES ONLINE VISIT BALTIMORESUN.COM MARYLAND’S ONLINE COMMUNITY http://www.baltimoresun.com OR ON YOUR MOBILE PHONE mobile.baltimoresun.com DEATH / LODGE NOTICES BELLER, Carol McComas FARB, Myron Carol McComas Beller, 77, of Parkville, MD, passed away on February 06, 2019, loving wife of the late Neil Ronald Beller, Sr.; devoted mother of Jan C. Goedeke and her husband John, Neil R. Beller, Jr., and his wife Kathryn, Karen B. Waldon and her husband Steve and David A. Beller and his wife Erin; beloved Grandmother of 9 and Great Grandmother of 6; dear sister of Virgina Litty and June Kyliavas. MYRON FARB of Ormond Beach, Florida passed away peacefully on February 5, 2019, surrounded by his loving family. Mike is survived by his wife, Helen of 57 years, his children, Ron (Loretta) and Karen Farb, his two granddaughters Liana and Amy Farb. Mike was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. After three years in the Army, Mike attended and graduated from Florida State University, where he met and married Helen. Mike and Helen moved to Maryland where Mike worked as a sales representative. Mike would end up working in Maryland for his entire career in both sales and management. Mike and Helen moved to Florida permanently in 1997, where he happily lived out the rest of his life, playing tennis and entertaining friends and family. Mike Farb was a large presence in life, and his absence will be truly missed. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made in his memory either to The Lone Soldier Center care of the Jewish Federation of Volusia and Flagler, or Congregation B’nai Torah. Graveside funeral services will be held on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at 11:00 am at Mt. Lebanon Cemetery, Adelphi, Maryland. Please use the entrance on Adelphi Road and take an almost immediate left to the burial site. Arrangements entrusted to TORCHINSKY HEBREW FUNERAL HOME, 202-5411001. Family and friends will honor Carol’s life at the family owned Evans Funeral Chapel and Cremation Services– Parkville, 8800 Harford Road, with a Receiving of Friends on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 from 3-5, 7-9 P.M. A Funeral service will be held Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at 11AM. Interment to follow at Parkwood Cemetery. Memorial contributions in Carol’s name may be made to the Senator Bob Hooper Hospice House, 2007 Klein Plaza Dr., Forest Hill, MD 21050. Memory tributes may be sent to the family at www. evansfuneralchapel.com. EvansFuneralChapel.com FERGUSON, Deborah Jean Deborah Jean Ferguson, formerly Deborah Ferguson Rosenbush, went home to her Maker on January 19, 2019. Debbie was born on October 25, 1954 in Roanoke Rapids, NC and grew up in Skippers, VA. Debbie was passionate about weaving, the disability community, and nature. She was a long-standing member of the Weavers Guild of Greater Baltimore. Debbie led a group who wove placemats for the dining room of the Maryland Governor’s Mansion. She also was part of a group who wove tapestries depicting the Baltimore skyline. Debbie was an active member of the Perky Hornets Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Bowling Program, an adaptive sport league for people living with MS in Baltimore. When the league lost its funding, she secured a grant to allow the league to continue. Debbie was invited to join the Baltimore County Commission on Disabilities because of her work with her physician’s office and neighborhood library to reconfigure their parking to accommodate vehicles modified for those with disabilities. She won first prize at the Maryland State Fair for her photograph of a butterfly. Debbie loved cats, birds, and all of nature. Debbie is survived by her son Gavin Rosenbush (Linda), daughter Amanda Lippa (Ariel), two grandchildren, extended family, and dear friends. She was predeceased by her parents Edward and Lucille (Collins) Ferguson. She was recently divorced from Robert Rosenbush. A Memorial Service celebrating her life will be held Thursday, February 14 at 1:00 PM in Grace Fellowship Church, 9505 Deereco Rd, Timonium, MD 21093. Donations may be made in Debbie’s memory to the National MS Society, P.O. Box 4527, New York, NY 10163. Online condolences may be left at parkviewfh.com. BITTNER, Cassandra H. On February 7, 2019, Cassandra Horton Bittner beloved wife of the late George R. Bittner; devoted mother of Alexandra M. Bittner and Elizabeth T. Fennemore and her husband Kyle; loving grandmother of Zachary C. Fennemore; dear sister of William P. Horton, Jr. and his wife Anne; also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins. Friends may call at the family owned Ruck Towson Funeral Home, Inc. 1050 York Road (beltway exit 26) on Monday, February 11th from 1 to 2 PM at which time a Memorial Service will be held. Interment Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens. If desired, memorial contributions in Cassandra’s memory may be made to Gilchrist Hospice Care www. Gilchristcares.org or the National Kidney Foundation www.Kidney.org. www.RuckFuneralHomes.com BRADY, Rose Mary On February 7, 2019, Rose Mary Brady (nee Maggio); beloved wife of the late John Francis Brady, Sr. Dear stepmother of Michael J. Brady and his wife Linda, and the late John F. “Jack” Brady, Jr. and his surviving wife Robin. Loving grandmother of John F. Brady, III, Catie Smith and Matthew Brady. Beloved sister of Rocco Maggio. Also surviving are many nieces and nephews. Mrs. Brady is predeceased by her parents Theodore P. Maggio and Angelina Cicero Maggio, five brothers and two sisters. The family will receive friends at the family owned Duda-Ruck Funeral Home of Dundalk, Inc. 7922 Wise Avenue on Wednesday, from 3-5PM and 7-9PM. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of Hope Catholic Church on Thursday at 10AM. Interment, Most Holy Redeemer Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family will appreciate memorial contributions to the Alzheimer’s Association 225 N. Michigan Ave. 17th Fl. Chicago, IL 60601 www.alz.org FREDERICK, JR., Benedict J. Benedict J. Frederick, Jr. of Pasadena, MD passed away February 7, 2019 at Baltimore Washington Medical Center from cancer complications. He is survived by his wife Evelyn Doyle Frederick, two sons, Benedict J. Frederick III (Anne Draddy) and Michael J. Frederick (Jersey), four daughters, Joan Voshell (James), Barbara Taylor (Gregg), Maryann Jones (Peter), and Kathleen Frederick (Darren Talbert) and predeceased by daughter Jeanne Backof (Joseph), eighteen grandchildren, Emily, Robert, and Kenneth Voshell, Peter and Thomas Backof, Katherine, Benedict John IV, and Rosalie Frederick, Kimberly and Courtney Taylor, Pierce, Henry and Claire Jones, Tyler, Evan and Austin Frederick, Mary and Stephen Palencar and great-granddaughter Teagan Backof. Ben donated his body to the Maryland Anatomy Board. Family will receive visitors at Our Lady of the Chesapeake 8325 Ventnor Road in Pasadena, MD on February 22, 2019 at 3-7 pm. Funeral Mass at Our Lady of the Chesapeake on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 11:00 am. Please omit flowers. Contributions to Our Lady of the Chesapeake in memory of Benedict J. Frederick, Jr. would be appreciated. Online condolences may be sent www.mccullyfuneral.com BUCK-LEW, Dr. Marian Dr. Marian Buck-Lew of Elkridge, MD. passed away on April 14, 2018 while gardening at her home. Marian was born on August 4, 1941 in China to the late Sec-Ai and Rose Wong Buck-Lew. She and her family emigrated from Hong Kong to Baltimore in 1952 where she attended public schools. After graduation, she was a full scholarship student and graduate from the Peabody Conservatory of Music of the Johns Hopkins University where she received both Bachelor and Master of Music degrees and the coveted Artist Diploma in Piano. She holds the distinction as the first pianist to receive a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Piano from West Virginia University. Her principal piano teachers included distinguished artists and pedagogues: the late Mieczyslaw Munz of the Julliard in New York City and the late Yvonne Lefebure of the Conservatoire National Superior de Musique in Paris, France. A solo and chamber music pianist she performed throughout the United States and in the Far East. Currently, Dr. Buck-Lew devoted her concert performances and collaboration for scholarship benefits. Dr. Buck-Lew held teaching appointments at the School of Music at the University of Iowa and West Chester University, in addition to being the Chair of Piano in the Music Department at Union University. While serving on the piano faculty of Catonsville Community College in Baltimore County, she directed the Musical Arts Institute, a preparatory department and the annual Young Soloists Audition, a competition for instrumentalists aged 11-15 and received an “Outstanding Faculty Award”. Since 2003, she had been affiliated with Howard Community College where she taught piano and specialized in the training of young pianists in solo performance and collaborative playing at The Music Institute. She is survived by her brother Raymond Buck-Lew (Susan) and her sister Dr. Maylun Buck-Lew. Burial will be private. If you wish to memorialize Dr. Buck-Lew donations may be made to: The Rose Buck-Lew Family Piano Scholarship Endowment Fund at Howard Community College Educational Foundation, Inc., 10901 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia, MD 21044. GARDNER, Joan W. Joan W. Gardner, 83, of Tallahassee, Florida died Tuesday February 5, 2019. She was born in Baltimore, Maryland on September 26, 1935 and graduated from Johns Hopkins School of Nursing in 1956. Joan was a Registered Nurse who worked for various health care facilities in the country, including Health South here in Tallahassee. She enjoyed being an Air Force wife, travelling the world with her family and friends, collecting antiques, and spending time with her children and grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband of 44 years Lt Col Donald Gardner Jr (Ret), of Marianna, Florida. She is survived by John and Jennifer Gardner, and their children Sarah, Gabrielle and JD; Retired USAF Col Elizabeth and Benjamin Borelli, and their children Brooke and Matthew; Rachel and Paul Dirmeyer, and their children Brandt and Kallan; and James and Susan Gardner, and their children James, Morgan, and Taylor. Funeral services will be held at Arlington National Cemetery, where she will be reunited and interred with her husband, at a later date. BULL , Bertha Pauline On February 3, 2019, Bertha Pauline Bull, 75, of Forest Hill, MD; beloved wife of the late Maurice Coleman “Russell” Bull, Sr. for 53 years; devoted mother of Pam Franczkowski & Maurice Coleman “Bud” Bull, Jr.; dear sister of Charles Lesley Morris, Jr. & Rena Francis Guay. Also survived by many loving family, friends and her treasured furry companion, Dozer. Services for Pauline will be held GLASS SR., William Glass, William Nathan, Sr.passed away suddenly, on February 4, 2019, William Nathan Glass, Sr., beloved son of Shelly E. Brauer and the late William R. Glass; loving father of William Nathan Glass, Jr.; beloved brother of Stacey Reusing and Racheal Young. He is also survived by Nicole Miller and many other relatives and friends. Friends may call at the family owned Leonard J. Ruck, Inc. Funeral Home, 5305 Harford Road (at Echodale) Tuesday 3-5 and 7-9 PM where funeral services will be held Wednesday 12 PM. Interment St. Michael’s Ukrainian Cemetery. www.RuckFuneralHomes.com privately. CULLEN, Anne On December 24, 2018 Anne House Cullen beloved wife of the late Frank Adam Cullen Sr.; dear mother of Frank A. Cullen Jr (Susan Ward); dear grandmother of Kyle A. W. Cullen; devoted sister of the late Mary House Wiehe. Mrs. Cullen was a Phi Betta Kappa graduate of Goucher College, held a Masters of Art degree from Middleburg College and Johns Hopkins University and was Associate Professor of French and Spanish at College of Notre Dame. Later teaching at Osher Institute of Learning and Retirement at Towson University. Service and Interment private. Please omit flowers. Memorials in her name may be made to Notre Dame of Maryland 4701 N. Charles St. Baltimore, MD. Arrangements by the family-owned MITCHELL-WIEDEFELD FUNERAL HOME INC. www.mwfuneralhome.com “Free Obituary Alerts” For specific names, towns & more Sign up at: Share your Memories or Express Condolences For a Loved One By using the“Guest Book”on-line at: baltimoresun.com/obituaries baltimoresun.com/obituaries
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