Bruce Brooke Blottenberger, age 66, died Saturday March 30, 2013 at Coastal Hospice at the Lake in Salisbury. Born in Baltimore, MD he is the son of Doris Wicklein and the late Walter Blottenberger. He is preceded in death by a sister Arlene Clark. Bruce is survived by his life partner, John E. Meyers, Jr., and a brother, Wayne Blottenberger and his wife Erica; two nieces, Holly and Laura and a nephew Eric and a host of friends. Bruce loved to cook for Gail and Ron, the Monkey's Trunk and Father Cocucci.A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday April 8, 2013 at 11:30 a.m. at St. Mary's Star of The Sea. Father Joseph Cocucci will officiate. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Bruce's name to Coastal Hospice, P.O. Box 1733, Salisbury, MD. 21802
BERLIN, Md. - Bette Lou Koehler passed on Jan. 6, 2012, in Atlantic General Hospital, Berlin, Md. She was the daughter of Cherry Groome and Sarah VanWinkle. She was 66. Memorial service will be Saturday, Jan. 21, at noon, at Belvedere Free Baptist Church 286 Miller Road, Delta, Pa. Service of Comfort provided by Bennie Smith Funeral Home. www.benniesmithfuneralhome.com.
KANE , Catherine Ramsey On February 12, 2013 Catherine Ramsey Kane , of Bel Air, Maryland, beloved wife of John B. Kane, devoted mother of Dr. Adam R. Seipp and his wife Leslie Seipp, David O. Ramsey and his wife Dr. Stephanie Ramsey; loving grandmother of Rowen K. Seipp, Cora Catherine Seipp and Oliver K. Seipp; loving daughter of Dr. Wilbur O. Ramsey; loving sister of Martha David, Dr. Bennett Ramsey and Thomas Ramsey; daughter of the late Virginia Haile Ramsey. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at Towson United Methodist Church, located at 501 Hampton Lane, Towson, Maryland. Visitation will begin at 10 AM with services at 11 AM. In lieu of flowers, it is the wish of the family that donations be made to Greenebaum Cancer Center, 22 South Greene Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21201 or Gilchrist Hospice Care, Inc., 11311 McCormick Road, Suite 350, Hunt Valley, Maryland 21031. Memory tributes may be sent to the family at mccomasfuneralhome.com Published in Baltimore Sun on February 20, 2013 Note: Cathy's husband John Kane also graduated in 1965
I was making phone calls trying to locate classmates and I spoke to Mrs. Gill this evening, December 13, 2012. Sadly, her son, Charles "Chuck" Robert Gill passed away in 2004 of colon cancer. Mrs. Gill is in her 80's and still living in Towson.
Sadly we just heard of the death of Roland D. Ross who passed away on August 25, 2011.
WILLIAMS , Claire A. on December 21, 2011, CLAIRE ANN WILLIAMS (nee Conaway) beloved wife of Charles Robert Williams; dear mother of Elizabeth Ann Cook and Christine Ann Wieczorek; dear mother-in-law of Stephen D. Cook and Thomas F Wieczorek,III; dear grandmother of Nikolas, Leah, Emily and Jack Wieczorek; devoted sister of Carole Lee Hardesty; dear niece of Anne McKenney. Friends may call at the family-owned MITCHELL-WIEDEFELD FUNERAL HOME INC., 6500 York Rd. (at Overbrook) on Friday, 2-4 and 7-9 PM. A Funeral Service will be held Saturday, 10:30 AM at the funeral home. Interment Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens. Published in Baltimore Sun on December 23, 2011
Sadly, on January 3, 2012, Peggy (Rigger) McClure Buckley passed away at the age of 64.
She was born on March 15, 1947 in Baltimore, Maryland to Ira and the late Elizabeth Rigger. Peggy graduated from Towson High in 1965 and completed a degree in business from Strayer Business College. She also owned and operated Bon Voyage Travel; a Baltimore based travel agency since 1978. As a resident of Pasadena MD for 27 years, she loved her gardening, boating on the Bay, and spending time with friends and family.
She is survived by her husband of 6 ½ years , Ken Buckley, son Bryan Collier (Liz Chilton), her father, Ira Rigger (Yong), sisters, Betsy Lynch (Dick Campbell) and Kathy Angstadt, brother, Fred Rigger (Pam), step children Tricia McGrath (Michael) and Chris Buckley (Monica), her loving grandchildren, Benjamin and Rebecca Collier, Reagan and Corinne McGrath, and Madison, Brayden, and Carson Buckley. She will be missed by her nieces and nephews, grand nieces and nephews, other family and friends.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday January 21 at 11:00 AM at Severn Covenant Church 20 Gambrills Rd., Severn, MD 21144. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Baltimore Washington Medical Center via www.bwmcfoundation.org with donation designation to Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Department in memory of Margaret (Peggy) Buckley. Or, checks can be sent to BWMC Foundation, 300 Hospital Drive, Suite 231, Glen Burnie MD 21061. For online condolences please visit www.stallingsfh.com
STEVENS ,Lillian Blanche On Thursday, October 6, 2011, LILLIAN BLANCHE STEVENS, age 96, at Edenwald, daughter of the late George Stevens and Carrie Storey Stevens of Nebraska; dear sister of the late Tunnard Stevens, Harriet Beahl and Kathleen Gordon. Survived by niece Sue Tews and her husband Wayne, nephew Steven Brashears and his wife Karla, both of Washington State. Also survived by nine great and great-great nieces and nephews. Miss Stevens was a teacher and supervisor of business education in Baltimore County Schools for 38 years. A memorial service will be held at Edenwald, 800 Southerly Road, Towson, MD on October 27 at 1 PM. Burial will be in Edison, NE and will be private. Contributions can be made to the Scholarship Fund of the Baltimore County Retired School Personnel Association, David Peters, Treasurer, 1708 Goodview Road, Baltimore, MD 21234. Arrangements by the family owned Ruck Towson Funeral Home Inc. A side note from Cindy Gagliano Hutson: Ms. Steven's was my typing and shorthand teacher, and office practice teacher at Towson High School. She was the "one" teacher that made the difference in my life at Towson.
Mary Lou Griffiths (Nee Page), 63 died August 23, 2011 at the Gilchrist Hospice Center with her loving family surrending her. She was the devoted wife of the late Thomas Griffiths and devoted mother of Christina Brooks and Scot Griffiths and his wife Brenda. Loving grandmother of Lauren and Caleb. Family and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service on Saturday, August 27, in Towne Baptist Church, 536 Trimble Raod at 11 A.M. Inurnment was private. Donations may be made in her memory to the Towne Baptist Church, 536 Trimble Road, joppa, MD 21085.
ADAM , James Edward On April 13, 2010, JAMES EDWARD ADAM, beloved son of the late John M. and Virginia B. Adam, loving brother of Joseph Adam, Virginia Morris, Sally Fritsch and her husband Marty, dear uncle of John Morris, Tracy Morris and Bethany Shipp. Relatives and friends are invited to gather at the Schimunek Funeral Home Inc., 9705 Belair Road (at Forge Rd) on Saturday, from 2-4 PM. Interment Private. Published in Baltimore Sun on April 15, 2010
GRUNDMAN, SR. , Robert "Bob" R. On July 18, 2011, ROBERT "BOB" R. GRUNDMAN, SR., of Parkville, previously of Glen Burnie and Grasonville. Beloved husband of Gail M. Grundman (nee Fennelly); loving father of Dolores A. Smith, John P. Kehs , James W. Kehs, Mark Jason Grundman and Robert Grundman Jr.; caring step-father of Bryce G. Riebel and Tena M. Mannion; loving brother of Phillip Grundman and Mary Lee Lake; cherished grandfather of nine and step-grandfather of one; adoring great-grandfather of one. He was predeceased by his late wife Dominica V. Grundman and his son John E. Grundman. There will be a gathering at the family owned Kirkley-Ruddick Funeral Home, 421 Crain Hwy SE in Glen Burnie on Thursday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 PM. A Celebration of Life service will be held on Friday at 10 AM at the Arundel Christian Church. In lieu of flowers, donations in his name may be made to the Arundel Christian Church, Project 142: Stop Hunger Now, 710 Aquahart Rd., Glen Burnie 21061 or to the B&O Museum, 901 W. Pratt St., Baltimore, 21223 or to the American Cancer Society at www.cancer.org. Interment Glen Haven Memorial Park.