Obits 1954


Baltimore Sun of January 26, 1954.
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BROTMAN - BARBARA ANN, died January ? 1954, d/o Dr. and Mrs. A. Alfred Brotman. Interment Hebrew Friendship Cemetery.

BROWN - IRENE STUART, died January 22, 1954, d/o the late Richard T., Sr. and Helen Stuart Brown. Interment Loudon Park Cemetery.

BUXBAUM - RUTH A. (nee HUSTER) died January 24, 1954, w/o Joseph D. Buxbaum, m/o Joseph R., Edwin H., and Mrs. Gertrude E. Mihm. Interment New Baltimore National Cemetery.

CASCIO (PITARRA) - On January 24, 1954, LOUISE (nee CAMMARATA)w/o the late Philip Cascio and m/o Mrs. Margaret Serio, Mrs. Mary Cammarata, Mrs. Rose Cascio, Cecelia Rizzo, and Charles, Frank, Joseph and Vicnent Cascio. Interment Most Holy Redeemer Cemetery.

DERRICKS - JOSEPH C died January 22, 1954, survived by one brother, 4 sisters. Interment Mount Zion Cemetery, Long Green, Md.

DINTERMEAN - LITTLE M. died January 25, 1954, w/o the late Lincoln G. Dinterman, m/o Earnest E. Dinterman. Interment Mount Olivet Cemetery.

DONNELLY - JOHN E. died January 24, 1954, h/o Margaret T. Donnelly (nee REDDY). Interment New Cathedral Cemetery.

FTITZ - HARRY S. died January 25, 1954, h/o Lucy A. Fritz. Interment Greenwood Cemetery, New Windsor, Md.

GAQUINTO - AGNES R. died January 24, 1954, w/of Angelo Gaquinto. Interment Most Holy Redeemer

HALLOCK - JENNIE K. of Shady Side, died January 24, 1954, w/o the late William Harry Hallock.

Baltimore Sun- March 22, 1954
Submitted by:  Kathy Benisch

BORLEIS- March 20, 1954- FRED H., husband of Myrtle Marie WOLF BORLEIS.  Services from his late residence 2812 Oakcrest Ave.  Interment Baltimore National Cemetery.

BORLEIS- VFW Post 193 also posted regrets.

BOSS- March 19, 1954, PAULINE R. BOSS (nee STRAEHLE) wife of the late William G. Boss. Mother of Daisy E. Boss.  Funeral services by Harry Witzke, 4101 Edmondson Ave. Interment Loudon Park Cemetery.

BOYER- March 20, 1954, in Severn, IVAN R., husband of Elva Virginia BOYER (nee CLARK).  Father of Laura, Raymond, Roland and Alton Boyer.  Funeral services by William Tickner, North and PA Aves.  Interment Glen Haven Memorial Park Cemetery.

BROOKS- March 19, 1954, CLARA C. (nee HARPER) wife of Samuel W. Brooks.  Funeral services held at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Philip M. Crumbacker, 5940 Cecil Ave, Catonsville.  Interment Granite Cem, Granite, MD.

BROWN- March 20, 1954, ELSIE C. (nee BROWN) wife of Leonard Brown.  Funeral from her late home, 1521 East Clement street.  Requiem Mass at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church.  Interment in Holy Cross Cem.

BUCKMASTER- Suddenly on March 20, 1954, CARROLL L. (Cappie), son of James Wesley and the late Effie Mae Buckmaster (nee Parks).  Father of Carroll L. Buckmaster, Jr.  Funeral from the residence of his sister Lola M. Van Kirk, 2815 Pennsylvania Ave (Rosemont).  Interment Baltimore National Cem.

CAIN- Suddenly on March 18, 1954, JOHN WARREN CAIN, son of Mrs. Joseph Guzzo (nee SAYLES) of 1313 Gateshead road (Hampton).  Services from Leonard J. Ruck, 5305 Harford Rd.  Mass at Immaculate Conception Church (Towson).  Interment Parkwood Cem.

GOLDSMITH- On March 21, 1954, at her home, Westchester Ave, Ellicott City, MARGARET BECK, wife of Charles L. GOLDSMITH.   Services at First Lutheran Church.  Interment Pleasant Hill Cem.

GRAFF- On March 21, 1954, HARRY B., aged 70 years, husband of Elizabeth GRAFF (nee GALLAGHER) of 2029 Hollins street.  Funeral from F.B. Wippert and Son.  Interment Loudon Park Cem.

HARMAN- On March 19, 1954, HEDWIG HARMAN, wife of the late Charles HARMAN.  Sister of Mrs. Marie Birks and Mr. Otto Haselhorst.  Funeral services will be held at William J. Tickner and Sons.  Interment Holy Cross Cem., AA County.

HELINSKI- On March 19, 1954, CLARA (nee WOLINSKI), wife of Walter HELINSKI.  Mother of Anthony, Edward, Michael and Leo Helinski, Helen Jaworski, Clara Stawski and Martha Lynch.  Funeral from her late residence.  Mass at St. Stanislaus.  Interment St. Stanislaus Cem.

HOFMEISTER- On March 18, 1954, CHARLES W.R., brother of Mrs. Katherine Lammers, Mrs. William G. French, and John Hofmeister.  Funeral services from H. Sander and Sons.  Interment in First Evangelical Church Cem.

HOOD- On March 19, 1954, CLIFTON F., son of James O. and Mary A. Baker of Winfield, Maryland.  Funeral from Howard Blight Home, Harford Road.  Mass at Sacred Heart of Jesus Church.  Interment in Ebenezer Cemetery, Winfield, MD.

OWINGS- Suddenly, on March 18, 1954, WILLIAM J., husband of the late Helena J. OWINGS (nee WEISE). Father of Elsie Owings.  Services at Charles L. Stevens Funeral Home, East Fort Ave.  Interment in Glen Haven Cem.

PAPILON- On March 19, 1954, ANTON of 126 Burnett street, husband of Katherine PAPILON (nee SPERR). Services by A. Howard Evans Funeral Home, 1400 S. Charles street.  Requiem mass St. Mary’s Star of the Sea Church.  Interment Holy Cross Cem, Brooklyn.

PIECHOWSKI- On March 19, 1954, PAULINE (nee OLEDROWICH) of 1013 South Streeper street, wife of Vincent. Mother of Joseph, Antonette and Anthony Piechowski and Mrs. Frances Coffay.  Funeral services John J. Duda, Inc. Funeral Home, Hudson street and Linwood avenue.  Requiem mass at Holy Rosary Church.  Interment Holy Rosary Cem.  

PFEIFFER- On March 21, 1954, MARY E. (nee HORNER) of 3404 Esther place, wife of Theodore E. PFEIFFER.  Services by Philip Herwig and Sons, 2024 Orleans street.  Interment Parkwood Cem.

PODLES- On March 15, 1954, JULIA (nee EKSTOWICZ) of 242 South Wolfe street, wife of Anthony PODLES.  Mother of Edward and Francis Podles and daughter of Anna BRODOWSKI.

POMATO- On March 20, 1954, ANTONIO, husband of the late Marie POMATO of 3031 Hamilton avenue.  Funeral from the Howard Blight Home, 6009 Harford Rd.  Requiem mass at St. Dominic’s.  Interment Parkwood Cem.

Baltimore Sun March 26, 1954
Submitted by:  Rose McLaughlin

HEMLER, Francis H                          03/22/1954           On March 22, 1954, FRANCIS H h/o Mary E Hemler (nee Jones), f/o
Ronald F…Requiem Mass at St Bernadine’s Church…interment New Cathedral Cemetery

HINTON, James H                              03/23/1954           On March 23, 1954, JAMES H of…               
formerly of Alberta VA, s/o the late William E and Mary Ella Hinton. Interment Druid Ridge Cemetery

 HOFSTETTER, Clara R                     03/24/1954           On March 24, 1954, CLARA R (nee Luken,
formerly of 1838 North Bond cstreet, w/o the late Joseph V Hofstetterc and grandmother of Joseph Elmerc
Hofstetter.  Funeral from the George J Ruth, Inc Home, 1735 Harford avenue on Saturday at 8:30 AM. 
 Requiem High Mass at St Paul’s Church at 9 AM.  Interment Parkwood Cemetery

 JAMES, William B                              03/25/1954           On March 25, 1954, WILLIAM B...h/o Mary
Leah James (nee Eder) &  f/o Theodore E and Arthur L.  Services at the Dippel Brothers Funeral Home,
7110 Belair road at Elm avenue on Saturday morning at 9:15.  Requiem High Mass at the Immaculate Heart
of  Mary Church at 10 o’clock. Interment Cathedral Cemetery

 JOHNSON, William H                        03/24/1954           On March 24, 1954, WILLIAM H…s/o the late
John D and Elizabeth Johnson.  Services at the Leonard J Ruck Funeral Home, 5305 Harford  Road at Echodale
avenue on Friday At 1 PM.  Interment Oak Lawn Cemetery

Baltimore Sun July 1, 1954
Submitted by:  Rose McLaughlin

CLAY-FISHER.  On June 30, 1954, JAMES A…h/o Anna Marlovich Clay…Requiem High Mass at St Mary’s Star of the Sea Church…interment Cathedral Cemetery (Balto Sun 07/01/1954)

COHEN.  On June 28, 1954, JOEL N, beloved h/o the late Eve Cohen (nee Weisblatt)…interment in Baltimore Hebrew Congregation Cemetery, Belair road…(Balto Sun 07/01/1954)

COOPER.  On June 29, 1954, HARRY T…h/o the late Gertrude Blanche Cooper (nee Townsend)…interment in St Thomas Cemetery, Garrison Forest (Balto Sun 07/01/1954)

CUNNINGHAM.  On June 30, 1954, at Mercy Hospital, MARGARETTA T…dau/o the late Edward J and Margaret Madden Cunningham…Requiem Mass at St Ignatius Church…interment Cathedral Cemetery (Balto Sun 07/01/1954)

CURRY.  On June 29,k 1954,  WILLIAM H…h/o Mary J Curry (nee Payne)…interment Cedar Hill Cemetery (Balto Sun 07/01/1954)

DAVIS.  On June 28, 1954, ANNA MAY, dau/o the late J. Beasman and Frances E Davis (nee Gorsuch)…Butler, Baltimore county Md…interment in Black Rock Cemetery (Balto Sun 07/01/1954)

DOERR.  On June 27, 1954,…MIMMIE (NEE Myer) beloved w/o the late August Doerr…interment Western Cemetery (Balto Sun 07/01/1954)

DOUGLASS.  Suddenly, on June 27, 1954, EDWARD JAMES, …s/o Mrs. Anna Douglass Forest…interment in Cedar Hill Cemetery (Balto Sun 07/01/1954)

JONES.  On June 28, 1954, MARY J JONES (nee Crocken)…w/o the late George T Jones…Requiem High Mass at St Jerome’s Church…interment in New Cathedral Cemetery (Balto Sun 07/01/1954)

KELLY.  On June 29, 1954, EDWARD H…h/o Estelle (nee Lisek)…interment in Baltimore National Cemetery (Balto Sun 07/01/1954)

KLINE.  On June 30, 1954, ETHEL E (nee Chenowith) beloved w/o the late Elmer M Kline…interment Parkwood Cemetery (Balto Sun 07/01/1954)

KOBACA.  Suddenly, on June 30, 1954, JOSEPH, aged 11 years, beloved s/o Jacob J and Magdalen Kobaca…Angel Mass at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church…interment Holy Cross Cemetery (Balto Sun 07/01/1954)

KOFF.  Suddenly on June 28, 1954, in Chicago IL, DR ARTHUR KOFF, beloved h/o Dorothy Hess Koff…interment Druid Ridge Cemetery (Balto Sun 07/01/1954)

KRAUS.  On June 30, 1954, MARGARET C, aged 14 months, beloved dau/o Henry J and Margaret C Kraus (nee Kraft)…Angel Mass in St Joseph’s Church…Interment in St Joseph’s Cemetery (Balto Sun 07/01/1954)

.  On June 29, 1954, GEORGE J MARSHALL, SR…h/o Nellie Marie Marshall (nee Farrell)…Entombment in Lorraine Park Mausoleum (Balto Sun 07/01/1954)

MASTROCOLA.  On March 6, 1951, ANTHONY J, beloved h/o Anita Mastrocola (nee Albione)…Requiem High Mass at St Leo’s Church…interment Holy Redeemer Cemetery (Balto Sun 07/01/1954)

SHIFRIN.  Chaim and Sura Mankin Family Circle announces with deep regret the death of ALBERT SHIFRIN on June 20, 1954.  MARVIN HANKIN, President (Balto Sun 07/01/1954)

SMITH.  Suddenly, on June 30, 1954, LEE JAMES…h/o Anna V Sanders Smith…interment Parkwood Cemetery (Balto Sun 07/01/1954)

SMITH.  On June 30, 1954, JOHN A, beloved h/o Esther M Smith..Notice later (Balto Sun 07/01/1954)

WILLIAMSON.  On June 27, 1954, at Clay, WV, ROBERT B WOJO, United States Army, beloved h/o Elisabeth Williamson (nee Burnham)…interment Baltimore National Cemetery (Balto Sun 07/01/1954)

WOLFF.  On June 29, 1954, ANNA K…w/o the late D. William Wolff…Interment Baltimore Cemetery (Balto Sun 07/01/1954)

ZILE.  On June 29, 1954,   WILLIAM DAVID…h/o the late Dona I. A. Zile…Ebeneser Methodist Church…interment adjoining cemetery (Balto Sun 07/01/1954)

Baltimore Sun July 8, 1954
Submitted by:  Rose McLaughlin

JOHNSON.  On July 6, 1954, DAISY V JOHNSON (nee Kramer) beloved w/o the late George C Johnson…Requiem High Mass at St Martin’s Church…interment in Loudon Park Cemetery (Balto Sun 07/08/1954)

KAHLER.  On July 7, 1954, ELIZABETH J (nee Wenderoth)…w/o the late Charles C Kahler…Requiem High Mass at St Clements Church…interment in Holy Redeemer Cemetery (Balto Sun 07/08/1954)

KEMMET.  On July 7, 1954, MARY C (nee Baer), aged 71 years, beloved w/o the late Frederick Otto Kemmet…interment in Loudon Park Cemetery (Balto Sun 07/08/1954)

KRECKLER.  On July 4, 1954, GEORGE LEONARD…h/o Flora Mae Kreckler (nee Macatee)…Interment in Baltimore National Cemetery (Balto Sun 07/08/1954)

LANG.  On July 7, 1954, BERTHA E, aged 79 years,…w/o the late John Martin Lang…Due notice of funeral later (Balto Sun 07/08/1954)

LANGE.  On July 4, 1954, CHARLES H…h/o Caroline Ruppel Lange…interment Baltimore Cemetery (Balto Sun 07/08/1954)

LANGLOIS.  On July 5, 1954, ARTHUR, beloved bro/o Leo J Langlois…(Balto Sun 07/08/1954)

MILLAR.  On July 5, 1954, WILLIAM J…h/o Emma Millar (nee Horst)…interment Oak Lawn Cemetery (Balto Sun 07/08/1954)

MOFFETT.  On July 5, 1954, LAURA E (nee Wright)…w/o Benjamin Franklin Moffett…interment in Loudon Park Cemetery (Balto Sun 07/08/1954)

MOUNT.  On July 5, 1954, ELLEN M (nee Heil)…w/o Clarence L Mount…interment Loudon Park Cemetery (Balto Sun 07/08/1954)

NORRIS.  On July 5, 1954, …HENRY, beloved h/o Mary E Norris (nee Riley). .. interment in Zion Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery (Balto Sun 07/08/1954)

NOWAK.  On July 6, 1954, BALTAZAR F…h/o Magdalene (nee Dziennik)…Requiem Mass at Holy Rosary Church…interment in Holy Rosary Cemetery (Balto Sun 07/08/1954)

Baltimore Sun July 27, 1954
Submitted by:  Rose McLaughlin

FITZE.  On July 24, 1954, EDITH McCREARY,… w/o Samuel D Fitz, Sr…interment in Moreland Memorial Park (Balto Sun 07/27/1954)

FLETCHER.  On July 25, 1954, WINIFRED BEALE, w/o the late Ramsey J Fletcher and dau/o Samuel T and the late Maude F Beale…interment in Loudon Park Cemetery (Balto Sun 07/27/1954)

FOWLER.  On July 25, 1954, MAX A…Gray Manor, the beloved h/o Thelma Bishop Fowler.  Services and interment from the Wood Mortuary, Greer, S.C…(Balto Sun 07/27/1954)

FRANKE.  Suddenly, on July 25, 1954, at Atlantic City NJ, FREDERICK P SR, beloved h/o Emily C Franke (nee Roberto)..Requiem High Mass at St Elizabeth’s Church…interment Holy Redeemer Cemetery (Balto Sun 07/27/1954)

FRISKEY.  On July 25, 1954, ANNIE…beloved aunt of Mr. Charles Schmidt…interment in Cedar Hill Cemetery (Balto Sun 07/27/1954)

FRITZLAR.  On July 25, 1954, JOHN M, beloved h/o Marian Schmeling Fritzlar…Requiem High Mass at St Elizabeth’s Church…interment Parkwood Cemetery (Balto Sun 07/27/1954)

FROCK.  On July 25, 1954, ROSA J (nee Wade)…w/o the late Harry W Frock…Requiem Mass at St Andrews Episcopal Church, Broadway…(Balto Sun 07/27/1954)

KELLY.  On July 26, 1954, at Bel Air Md., MICHAEL A (formerly of Philadelphia), beloved s/o the late Michael and Matilda Kelly (nee Kearney.   Due notice.  (Balto Sun 07/27/1954)

KEYES.  On July 24, 1954, …CHARLES R, beloved h/o Thelma Blanche Keyes (nee Woods)…Interment in Meadowridge Memorial Park (Balto Sun 07/27/1954)

KLETTER.  On July26, 1954, ROBERT…h/o the late Barbara Kletter…Interment in Cedar Hill Cemetery (Balto Sun 07/27/1954)

KLINEDINST.  On July 24, 1954, DOROTHY Z (nee Byrne)…w/o the late William L Klinedinst…Requiem High Mass at St Joseph’s Monastery Church…interment in New Cathedral Cemetery (Balto Sun 07/27/1954)

KOSSAN.  On July 23, 1954, SAMUEL S of Wrightwater Beach, Anne Arundel county, beloved h/o Anna H Kossan (nee Warf)…interment in Glen Haven Cemetery (Balto Sun 07/27/1954)

KRATZMEIER.  On July 25, 1954, ALBERT, beloved h/o Clara Kratzmeier (nee Schramm)…Requiem High Mass at Blessed Sacrament Church…interment in Most Holy Redeemer Cemetery (Balto Sun 07/27/1954)

Baltimore Sun -December 2, 1954
Submitted by:  Anne Marie Willis

McWilliams-On Wednesday, 1st instant, ELIZABETH, aged 23 years, wife of George McWilliams. May she rest in peace.
The friends and acquaintance of the family are respectfully invited to attend her funeral, on this (Thursday) afternoon, at two o'clock, from her late residence, Sterling street, between Monument and Madison.

Kelly - Suddenly, on the evening of the 1st instant, WILLIAM, in the 5th year of his age, son of Michael and Anne Kelly.
The friends of the family are respectfully invited to attend his funeral, on this (Thursday) afternoon, at three o'clock.

Leacy - On the 31st ultimo, ESTHER, wife of Patrick Leacy. Her friends are respectfully invited to attend her funeral on this (Thursday) morning, at ten o'clock, from her late residence, lower end of Albemarle St.

Taylor - On the 31st ultimo, WILLIAM TAYLOR, aged ? years and 8 months, youngest son of Charles C. and Jane Go?cle? (Delaware county (PA) Republican copy.)

Baltimore Sun -December 4, 1954
Submitted by:  Anne Marie Willis

HOUSE - On the evening of the 2d instant, WILLIAM A. HOUSE, in the 58th? year of his age. {The 2nd digit is difficult to read}
The friends and aquaintances of the family are requested to attend his funeral, onthis Saturday morning, at ten o'clock, from his late residence, Camden street, without further notice.

WILLIAMS - On the 3d instant, at Fort McHenry, Musician HENRY WILLIAMS, of Light Company A, Second Artillery. He went out to Corpus Christi with Duncan's Battery, in 1845, and served in it throughout the entire war. He was engaged in the battle of Palo Alto and ???esca -de la Palma;the sieges of Monterey and Vera Cruz; the battles of Cerro Gerdo, San Antonio and Churubusee? ; the storming of Chapultepec and the Garra of San Cosmo. For his good conduct and gallantry in these activities, he received the higherest reward a soldier can receive, a "Certificate of Merit" from the President of the United States.

MCCLELLAND - On the 2d instant, at Canton, LAURA EUGENIA McCLELLAND, aged 3 years, 3 months and 17 days, daughter of William H. and Mary Jane McClelland.

MYERS - On the evening of the 1st instant, Dr. LOUIS S. MYERS, after a protracted and severe illness, which he bore with christian fortitude and resignation. Requiesent in peace.

BROWNING - On the 28th ultimo., JOHN W. BROWNING, aged 33 years.

DAVIS - At Ellicott's Mills, on Monday last, at HIlton, REESE W. DAVIS in the 22d year of his age, son of William and Caroline Davis.

HUNTER - At Wrightsville, Pa., on the morning of the 28th ultimo, LAVINIA EMILY, aged 34 years and 3 days, consort of William Hunter, and formerly of this city.

LAWRENSON - At sea, on the morning of Wednesday, the 23d of June, after several days' illness, JOHN WESLEY WRENSON, in the 43d year of his age. His body was committed to the deep blue sea in latitude 34 40 S., longitured 27 08 E - north of Algon bar, Cape of Good Hope. Mr Lawrenson, at the time of his decease, was the chief officer of the barque Inca?; he was one of God's noblest works, an honest man, and as a navigator had few ???ors. His end was peaceful.

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