Baltimore Sun Sunday : 2019-02-10

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21 NATION SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2019 | THE BALTIMORE SUN DEATH / LODGE NOTICES HALLIGAN, Joseph W. NORTON, John Ludwig Joseph William Halligan, of Midlothian, passed in peace on February 6, 2019, at the age of 81. Loved ones who cleared the path for Joseph are his father, Philip Halligan; mother, Mabel Halligan; and brother, Philip Halligan. Loved ones who will miss Joseph until they meet again are his wife, Stephany Halligan; son, Kevin Halligan; daughter and son-in-law, Kelly Halligan Sekely and Jack Lawrence Sekely; his niece, Carol Anne Lambert; grandchildren, Joseph Halligan II, John Halligan, Brittany Halligan, Scarlett Grace Sekely and Carmen Clark. Joe was the beloved caretaker of his family, the strong silent type with unwavering loyalty and hands to always help. He grew up in Baltimore, was an altar boy, played semi-pro football, served in the National Guard and had a 35-year career with AT&T/Lucent Technologies. He and his wife, Stephany, were avid NFL fans, supporting the Baltimore Ravens, even though they wished they were still the Baltimore Colts! If football wasn’t on, you could find Joe watching Cops, listening to his police scanner and making sure his family was well taken-care of. A memorial visitation will be held 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, February 16, 2019, at Bliley’s-Chippenham, 6900 Hull Street Rd. On February 6, 2019; JOHN LUDWIG NORTON; beloved husband of Roberta “Bobbi” Norton; loving father of Michael John Norton and his wife Tracy; cherished grandfather of Curtis, Emma, Kate, and Elizabeth; dear brother of Paul and William Norton; friend of Kaveh Khoshnood. Family will receive friends on Monday, February 11, 2019 from 2-4 & 7-9PM at the STERLING-ASHTON-SCHWAB-WITZKE FUNERAL HOME OF CATONSVILLE, INC., 1630 Edmondson Avenue, Catonsville, MD 21228. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 2:30PM, Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at Christ the King Catholic Church, 1102 Hart Road, Towson, MD 21286. Interment at a later date in Garrison Forest Veteran Cemetery. www.sterlingashtonschwabwitzke.com HEWITT, LUCY RHODES On February 4, 2019 Lucy Rhodes Hewitt beloved wife of the late Elwood Carey Hewitt; dear mother of Brad Moore and his wife Ruth, Sandra Bissell and her husband Robin and Deborah Weber and her husband Paul; dear grandmother of Stephanie Kratz and her husband Charles, Jill Taylor and her husband Murray, Robin Bissell and his wife Krista, Lisa Moore, Lance Moore and his wife Adrienne, P.J. Weber and his wife Jen and Jennifer Hauser and her husband Ben; dear step-mother of W. Carey Hewitt and his wife Nancy, Jane Alethea Hewitt and her husband Jeff and the late Glen Alden Hewitt. She is also survived by seventeen great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson Friends may call at the Chapel of Stella Maris on Friday, February 15th from 10-11 AM. A Funeral Service will be held on Friday February 15th at 11:00 AM in the Chapel. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mercy Ridge Scholarship Fund, Attn: Tom Clements, 2525 Pot Spring Rd. Timonium, MD 21093. Arrangements by the family-owned MITCHELL-WIEDEFELD FUNERAL HOME INC. PARK, Dr. Injoo Dr. Injoo James Park, 87, passed away peacefully on January 22, 2019, in Houston, Texas. He was born in December 1931, in Miryang-si, South Korea. He came of age as the Korean War broke out, and he enlisted in the South Korean army. Rising to the level of Sergeant, he served as a medic with the infantry and as a translator for US officers. Following the war, Injoo Park entered Seoul National University and graduated with an MD from the College of Medicine. He continued his medical and surgical training in the United States. He completed residency and fellowship training in obstetrics and gynecology in Cleveland, OH, and Baltimore, MD. It was in Baltimore that he met his future wife, Ock Ryang Pai, who had just completed her Master of Music degree at the Peabody Conservatory. They married in 1966 in Baltimore. In the late 1960s, Dr. Park began a research fellowship and transitioned to a faculty position at Johns Hopkins University’s School of Medicine. In the 1970s and 80s, he conducted pioneering work in in vitro fertilization, reproductive endocrinology, amniocentesis, chromosomal abnormalities, and laparoscopic gynecologic surgeries. Working with Drs. Howard and Georgeanna Jones, he played an important role in initial development of these techniques in the US and then bringing these techniques to South Korea and East Asia more broadly. Subsequently, he accepted a position as an ObGyn surgeon at Good Samaritan Hospital in Baltimore, MD, and held appointments at several nearby hospitals until his retirement in 2011. Dr. Park was a dedicated father and husband who took pride in his children and found joy in sharing time with his grandchildren. He loved great literature, and after he retired, he enjoyed studying Mandarin. Dr. Park is survived by his wife Ock Ryang Park, his son Lawrence Park, Executive Director of the NY State Trial Lawyers Association, his daughter Julie Park, Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Director of Breast Reconstruction at U. Texas Medical Branch, and her husband, son, and daughter, Albert, Adam, and Madeleine Colman. He is predeceased by his daughter, Sonya Park, former Executive Director of Chesapeake Habitat for Humanity. Funeral services will be held at Woodbrook Baptist Church, 25 Stevenson Lane, Baltimore, MD, at 1:00pm on Saturday, February 16th. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his name to the Shepherd’s Clinic (http://shepherdsclinic.org/), a volunteer-driven clinic that provides health care to the uninsured in Baltimore, MD. HILL, Grace On January 28, 2019, at the age of 94, Grace Hill (née Koller) passed away peacefully at St. Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City, MO, surrounded by family members. A Baltimore native, she graduated from Southern High School in 1940, completed her studies at Strayer Business College and took a secretarial position with Cunard Lines. Photographs and posters of steamships, including the Queen Mary and Queen Elizabeth, instilled a love of big ships and a desire to travel. The youngest of ten children, she was very close to four sisters, Gladys Smith, Cora Johnson, Annie Moreau and Pearl Calvert. They made one hundred trips around the US visiting their many children, nieces, nephews and generations of grands; and they managed several cruises to Alaska, Hawaii, and the Caribbean. She entered the tech age when she received an iPad for her 90th birthday, enjoyed playing word games and keeping in touch by email and on social media. She adhered to Thumper’s advice, in the movie Bambi, “If you can’t say something nice, don’t say nothin’ at all.” Grace was widowed in 2005; her husband William Clark Hill was a locomotive engineer on the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad and its successors. She is survived by their two children Carolyn Deborah Waltman of Greeley, CO, Clark Dickinson Hill of Los Angeles, CA, grandchildren and great grandchildren. PETR, Joseph R. On February 7, 2019, Joseph R. Petr, beloved husband of Lea Petr (nee Welch); devoted father of Kelli and Beth Petr; loving grandfather of Melissa, Tyler, Leo and Charlie; dear brother of Tom Petr; also survived by many nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends at the family owned Ruck Towson Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 York Road (Beltway Exit 26) on Tuesday from 2-5PM with a Funeral Service to follow on Wednesday at 12PM in the Funeral Home Chapel. Interment Private. LOVE, Richard M. Richard M. Love, Sr. on February 6, 2019, beloved husband of Denise O. Love (Sue), loving father of Richard M. Love, Jr., Mary L. Burkett, Elizabeth A. Yasuda, and J. David Love from previous marriage to Katharine E. Albrittain and loving grandfather of seven grandchildren, died of complications of COPD at his Broadmead home in Cockeysville, MD. Richard (Dick) was born in September 1934 to the late Charles R. Love and Mary Mace Love, founder of Love’s Restaurant in Baltimore. He is predeceased by his siblings, John B. Love, Charles R. Love, Jr., Frank M. Love and Joan L. Green. The family will receive friends at the family owned Ruck Towson Funeral Home, Inc., 1050 York Rd. (beltway exit 26) on Wednesday, February 13th, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM. Interment Private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Loyola Blakefield, 500 Chestnut Ave., Towson, MD 21204. www.RuckFuneralHomes.com RICHARDSON, Andrew J. Andrew J. Richardson devoted husband of the late Janet Richardson, father of Karen Spranklin, the late Amy Pistorio, grandfather of April , Heather, and William Andrew and Brother of the late Anna May Heidenreich of Milwaukee. Friends are invited to call at the family owned and operated Evans Funeral Chapel & Cremation Services Parkville, 8800 Harford Road, on Monday from 3-5 PM ,7-9 PM. A mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated at St. Ursula Catholic Church on Tuesday at 11 AM. Interment to follow at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Andrew’s name to the American Muscular Degeneration Foundation, P.O. Box 515 Northampton, MA 010610515 Memory tributes may be sent to the family at www. evansfuneralchapel.com Evansfuneralchapel.com www.RuckFuneralHomes.com MARTIN, Andrew L. On February 8, 2019, Andrew L. Martin, loving husband of the late Ethel Martin (nee Kramer), devoted father of Andrea Benton, Andrew L. Martin, Jr., and Katie Landon and her husband Tag Landon; dear grandfather of William R. Benton, Jennifer Guiher, Chase Landon, Burke Landon, Riley Landon; loving greatgrandfather of Andrea Guiher, Emma Guiher and Cora Benton. He is also survived by many other family and friends. Visitation will be held at the locally-owned Loudon Park Funeral Home, Inc., 3620 Wilkens Avenue, Baltimore, MD (21229) on Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 PM. Funeral services will be held in the funeral home chapel on Wednesday at 11 AM. Interment Loudon Park Cemetery. www.loudonparkfuneralhome.com RUSSELL, Charles Charles T. Russell passed away on February 4, 2019. On Monday, friends may visit Vaughn C. Greene Funeral Services-East from 4:30-8PM. On Tuesday, services for Mr. Russell will take place at St. Francis Xavier Roman Catholic Church, 1501 E. Oliver Street, where the family will receive friends from 10:30-11AM with services to follow. MCKAUGHAN, Sidna R. Sidna R. McKaughan, age 81, of Forest Hill, Maryland passed away on February 7, 2019. Visitation will be held under the caring guidance of the family owned and operated McComas Funeral Home, Bel Air, MD on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 from 4-7 pm and Thursday, February 14 from 10-11 am with a service to follow. Interment will take place in Highview Memorial Gardens. In honor of her son, Jeff, in lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Pancreatic Cancer Action Network at pancan. org/donate or through mail at 1500 Rosencrans Ave., Suite 200, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266. For more information, visit www.mccomasfuneralhome.com. STARNES, Jeffery A devoted servant to Howard County youth, citizens and concert-goers for many years, Jeffery Taylor Starnes passed away on February 5. Jeff was a proud 1979 graduate of Wilde Lake High School where he was a 12-letter athlete, setting several records as a running back. Serving subsequently as a high school football and wrestling coach whose teams won multiple county and state championships, a college and high school football referee, Staff Director and Head of Security at Merriweather Post pavilion, with a stint as an Assistant to the Howard County Executive, Jeff was a beloved teammate, colleague, employee and manager. In addition to his son, Jordan, Jeff is survived by his parents, Rev. Luther W. Starnes and Joyce M. (Strang) Starnes, brothers James T. Starnes and his wife Jan of Richmond, VA, L. Scott Starnes and his wife Lisa of Frisco, TX, sister Wendy S. Seiders and her husband Chris of Gaithersburg, MD, along with eight nieces and nephews and countless friends, all of whom will miss his larger than life personality, sense of humor and devotion. A memorial service will be held at Gary Memorial United Methodist Church, 2029 Daniel’s Rd., Ellicott City, MD Saturday February 16th at 2 p.m. MD. Please see www.slackfuneralhome.com for online condolences and directions. DEATH / LODGE NOTICES STREETT, Mary Jean WEEKS, Teresa On February 5, 2019, Mary Jean Streett, age 87, of Forest Hill, passed away. Beloved wife of the late, Dale Thomas Streett; devoted mother of Serena (Beach) Strauss, Debra Moffitt, Angela Isennock, and Howard “Billy” Isennock, Jr.; two step-daughters, Lou Anne Albright and Debra Nalley. Also survived by four grandchildren. Visitation will be held under the caring guidance of the family owned and operated McComas Funeral Home, Bel Air, MD on Monday, February 11, 2019 from 10-11 am with a service to follow with Rev. Dr. George G. Toole officiating. Memory tributes may be sent to the family at mccomasfuneralhome.com. Teresa Herring Weeks, 93, died peacefully at her home in Baltimore, MD, February 2, 2019. She was preceded in death by her husband Louis and son Albert. She is survived by her children Ann and Louis, daughters-in-law Arleen and Marjorie, and five grandchildren. Terry attended Miss Porter’s School and graduated from Barnard College in 1976. She spent her professional life in New York City teaching at the New School and as a contributing editor at Gourmet Magazine. Memorial services will be held this spring in Stonington, CT. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Gilchrist Hospice, Hunt Valley, MD (www.gilchristcares.org). MISER JR., Robert Samuel On Monday, January 21st, 2019; Robert Samuel Miser Jr.; loving husband of Jeannie Pohlhaus-Miser (nee Downs); devoted father of Kimberly Miser Yost and Brittish Miser; cherished grandfather of Emily, Madeline, Gabriella, Thomas and Benjamin Yost; Devon, Colten and Bennett DiIanni. A memorial service will be held at Roland Park Presbyterian, 4801 Roland Ave, Baltimore, MD 21210 on Saturday, February 16th, 2019 at 11AM. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his honor may be made to the US Lacrosse Foundation, 2 Loveton Cir, Sparks, MD, 21152. Arrangements by the family owned Mitchell-Wiedefeld Funeral Home. WYNN, Mary Lee Mary Lee, 75, of Oakland Manor Assisted Living Facility, passed on 1/26/19 at Carroll Hospital. If you knew her, you loved her. She will be missed. Wife of Bill Wynn, Larry L. Laraby, and LeRoy K. Ehrhardt, sister of Anne Kenney, now of Hanover, PA. Mother of Mark Ehrhardt, and Mary Ellen McDonald. Grandmother of Charlotte and Jasper Ehrhardt. A MEMORIAL SERVICE WILL BE HELD on Saturday Feb 16th, 2019 at 2 PM at Oakland Manor, 2810 Kaywood Place Sykesville, MD 21784 STRAUS, Walter Chevra Ahavas Chesed Inc. deeply regrets to announce the passing of our beloved member, Walter Straus. Officers and members please attend funeral services at Sol Levinson and Bros. Inc., 8900 Reisterstown Road, on Sunday, February 10, 2:30pm. www.mwfuneralhome.com TURNER, Sylvia Sylvia Turner transitioned on Sunday February 3, 2019. Friends may visit the family owned March Funeral Home East 1101 E. North Avenue on Monday after 2pm. The family will receive friends at St. Matthews New Life United Methodist Church, 416 E. 23rd St., Baltimore MD 21218 on Tuesday at 10:30 am Funeral Services will follow at 11:00am. Baltimore Sun Death Notices are Accessible online at: baltimoresun.com/obituaries

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