Baltimore Sun : 2020-01-14



10 NATION & WORLD OBITUARIES THE BALTIMORE SUN | TUESDAY, JANUARY 14, 2020 DEATH NOTICES Placeanad.baltimores­ deathnotic­[email protected] The Baltimore Sun extends condolence­s to the families and loved ones of those who have passed. 410-539-7700 DEATH / LODGE NOTICES LEARY, Elizabeth D. BROWN, Thelma Commercial Interior Designer, Beloved Mother Elizabeth D. Leary of Chevy Chase, MD passed peacefully on the morning of January 11 after nearly a year long battle with cancer. Liz grew up in Walkersvil­le, MD and married John M. Leary in 1994. She is survived by her cherished children Catherine Elizabeth Leary (23) John (Jack) Michael Leary Jr. (21) beloved stepchildr­en Shawn Michael Leary (39) Colleen Elizabeth Leary (36) and her precious grandson Avery Joseph (11 months). G. M. Salaried Retirees Club wishes to express sincere sympathy at the passing of our member Thelma Brown. BROWN, Thelma C. “Toodles” On January 12, 2020 Thelma C. “Toodles” Brown passed away. She was the beloved wife of the late Howard P. Brown; devoted mother of the late Bruce E. Weidner, Sr.; dear sister of the late Edward T. Cole, Jr.; loving grandmothe­r of Kristin Beatty and her husband David; cherished great grandmothe­r of Noah, Cadence, Christian, Madison, and Ava. Relatives and friends may gather at Schimunek Funeral Home of Bel Air, Inc. 610 W. MacPhail Rd. Bel Air, MD 21014 on Friday from 10 AM to 12 PM at which time the Memorial Service will begin. Inurnment to follow at Holly Hill Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers contributi­ons may be made to the American Breast Cancer Foundation 10400 Little Patuxent Pkwy #480 Columbia, MD 21044. Online tributes may be left at www.schimunekf­uneralhome­ PIVEC, Mark Douglas On January 12, 2020, Mark Douglas Pivec passed away. He was the beloved husband of Beverly (nee Smith) Pivec; devoted father to Stacey Pivec, Matthew Pivec and Laura Inskeep; dear brother of Diane (Pivec) Buschman and her husband David. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews and his beloved pets Rose and Sparki. Relatives and friends are invited to gather at the Schimunek Funeral Home of Bel Air, Inc. 610 W. MacPhail Road (at RTE 24) on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 7 pm at which time a funeral service will be held. COOK, Elmer Elmer Ellsworth Cook III “Sandy”, of Hampden Maryland died on Tuesday, January 7th, 2020. Born on November 13th, 1948, he graduated Towson High and Randolf Macon College. He went on to study at the University of Maryland Dental school and graduated in 1976. He was a brilliant mariner, a beautiful skier, and loved to sing and play guitar. He loved sailing the Chesapeake Bay, travelling with his family to the Lake, enjoyed playing golf and telling stories with the friends he touched along his path. He is survived by his daughter Brigitte Cook and her husband Denny Galindo, daughter Julie Cook Goetzinger and her husband Tim, his sister Adrienne Cook Jenkins and his grandchild­ren, Emily, Sadie, Max, Desi, and Etta. He donated his body to the study of medicine. His family will hold a private ceremony in his memory. www.schimunekf­uneralhome­ SMITH , Sheran Davies On January 12, 2020, Sheran Davies Smith, of Sparks, MD; beloved daughter of the late Ralph & Arlene Davies; loving mother of Nicol Smith O’Connor & her husband Michael; cherished grandmothe­r of James & Patrick O’Connor and her devoted fur friend, Patty. Family & friends will honor and celebrate Sheran’s life at Evans Life Celebratio­n Home-16924 York Road, Monkton, Maryland on Thursday, January 16, 2020 from 5:30–7:30 P.M. where a Funeral Service will be held on Friday at 10:00 A.M. Interment Private. If desired, contributi­ons may be made to the American Heart Associatio­n, 217 E. Redwood Street, #1100, Baltimore, MD 21201. Memory tributes may be sent to the family at www.evansfuner­ COSBY, Malcolm On December 31, 2019, Malcolm Lee Cosby, 87, departed this world after a lengthy illness at Augsburg Rehabilita­tion Center. He was a loving husband to the late Florence L. Cosby (Jackson) and leaves to mourn, Terrence (Terry), Connie Williams, Milburn A. Matthews Sr, and Gwendolyn Suite. Malcolm served the city of Baltimore as a Guard Baltimore City Jail, Police Officer, Court Commission­er, and finally working for MTA until retiring. On January 16, 2020, the family will receive friends for a “Memorial Service”. 11:00 - 11:30 is Family Hour followed by Memorial Services at Vaughn C. Greene Services 8728 Liberty Rd Randallsto­wn, MD 21133. Interment will be at Garrison Forest Cemetery at 1:45pm. THURSBY, Emily Jane Emily Jane Thursby, 70, of Atlanta, GA, passed away on December 25, 2019, after a long battle with cancer. Born and raised in Baltimore, Jane graduated from Friends School of Baltimore and Washington University in St. Louis. When she retired from emergency management planning, Jane moved to Atlanta, Georgia to live with her daughter, Amanda Baxter, son-in-law, Ian Zabor, and two grandchild­ren, Zoe Thomas Zabor and Thomas Baxter Zabor. When not spending time with her grandchild­ren, she continued her avid interest in genealogy. Jane gave countless hours of volunteer and teaching time to numerous organizati­ons including the Baltimore County Genealogic­al Society and The Shipleys of Maryland. She is predecease­d by her brothers Roland Edward Thursby Jr., William Allen Thursby, and George Robert Thursby as well as her parents Roland Edward Thursby Sr. and A. Gloria Stinchecum. She will be interred at Druid Ridge Cemetery in the Thursby plot. A private memorial service has been planned which will include lots of Maryland crabs and Chesapeake oysters. Friends may send sentiments and condolence­s to 21 Northwood Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30309. FLICK, Robert Robert Cecil Flick died peacefully at home on January 12, 2020 after a long battle with cancer. Born in Paoli, Indiana on September 11, 1944, to Cecil and Hazel Flick, Bob was unwavering in his support for Indiana University basketball. He received his BS and MBA from Indiana University. Bob traveled with his wife of 34 years, Jane Kirschling, to Alaska on their boat FLIKIRS and he also did the Great Loop waterway system with his beloved pug, Mugsy. Bob enjoyed golfing and in his later years, he organized double table tennis matches at his winter home in Green Cove Springs, Florida. He learned the rules of table tennis from his friend I.K. Chew who joined Bob in winning a doubles table tennis Gold Medal at the Kentucky Senior Games. WOLLENWEBE­R, Norman Davis Norman Davis Wollenwebe­r, 88, of Baltimore, MD passed away on January 11, 2020. Norman was the loving spouse of the late Anne Marie Wollenwebe­r; devoted father of Carole Wollenwebe­r, Sue Ziegler and her husband, Frank, and David C. Wollenwebe­r and his wife, Cheryl. He was the beloved grandfathe­r of Carson Ziegler, and Joshua and Kristin Wollenwebe­r. Visitation will be held at McComas Funeral Home, P.A., Abingdon, MD on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 from 2-4 & 7-9 pm. Services will be held on Thursday, January 16 at 10 am at the funeral home. Interment will take place at the Gardens of Faith Cemetery. Memory tributes may be sent to the family at mccomasfun­ Bob is survived by his wife, sister Becky and her husband, Norman Grissom of Palm Harbor, Florida and his brother-in-laws and sister-in laws, Wayne and Corinne Kirschling of Silver Thorne, Colorado and Ron and Barb Kirschling of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. He will be greatly missed by Jane and their dearest lifelong friends – John and Linda Barry and Jim and Diana Jones – and his handsome rescue dog – Frankie. A celebratio­n of Bob’s life will take place in Florida this spring. Donations in Bob’s memory can be made to the Cecil and Hazel Flick Memorial Scholarshi­p Endowment at the University of Maryland School of Nursing, 655 West Lombard Street, Suite 516, Baltimore, MD 21201. Please make checks payable to the University of Maryland Baltimore Foundation and indicate in the memo section Cecil and Hazel Flick Scholarshi­p at the School of Nursing. Gifts can also be made online at Click the Donate button and in the “Additional Instructio­ns About My Donation” box enter Cecil and Hazel Flick Scholarshi­p at the School of Nursing. Baltimore Sun Death Notices are Accessible online at: baltimores­

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