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  • Former Bethlehem Episcopal Bishop Dyer dies at age 84

    Former Bethlehem Episcopal Bishop Dyer dies at age 84
    The Right Rev. J. Mark Dyer, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Bethlehem from 1982 to 1995, died Tuesday in Alexandria, Va. He was 84. He had battled multiple myeloma, a blood cancer, for years. In addition to his service as Bethlehem bishop, Dyer...
  • Farewell to a fine public servant: George H. Painter, 1926-2014

    Farewell to a fine public servant: George H. Painter, 1926-2014
    In these cynical times when working for the government is often caricatured as almost an act of moral turpitude, lifelong public servants seldom get the respect and admiration they deserve. The passing last weekend of George H. Painter, who served 35...
  • Trevor Hall Sr.: Land broker sold sites for communities, church

    Trevor Hall Sr.: Land broker sold sites for communities, church
    The year after Walt Disney World opened, Trevor Hall Sr. sold his engineering business in Detroit and moved to the Orlando area with the hopes of getting into real estate. For most of the next three decades, Hall helped shape much of Central Florida...
  • Frederick Niemi, dedicated to Finnish affairs, dies at 76

    Frederick Niemi grew up in Berwyn, but he was deeply attached to his family's ancestral homeland of Finland, involving himself in a number of Finnish-American organizations and serving as Finland's honorary consul in Chicago for more than 30 years....
  • Joseph F. Matthai Jr., banker and veteran

    Joseph F. Matthai Jr., banker and veteran
    Joseph F. Matthai Jr., a retired Maryland National Bank executive and a World War II veteran, died Oct. 31 at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson. He was 93. The son of Joseph F. Matthai Sr., chairman of the board of United States Fidelity and...
  • Edgar P. Silver, city circuit judge

    Edgar P. Silver, city circuit judge
    Retired Baltimore Circuit Judge Edgar P. Silver, whose career spanned both the law and politics, died Tuesday at Sinai Hospital after a brief illness, family members said. He was 91. "He was singularly the most extraordinary man I've ever met. He was...
  • James J. Cain Jr., NSA official

    James J. Cain Jr., NSA official
    James J. Cain Jr., a retired National Security Agency official whose career spanned more than four decades, died Saturday at his Severna Park home. He was 76. The son of James J. Cain Sr. and Mary Kate Rogan Cain, James John Cain Jr. was born in...
  • Richard C. Fox, Baltimore Business Journal publisher

    Richard C. Fox, Baltimore Business Journal publisher
    Richard C. Fox, former publisher of the Baltimore Business Journal who later worked in radio and TV ratings for Arbitron Inc., died of multiple myeloma Nov. 4 at Gilchrist Hospice Center in Columbia. He was 67. "Richard was just a genuine nice guy who...
  • Duward E. 'Bud' Hart, Westinghouse technical writer

    Duward E. 'Bud' Hart, Westinghouse technical writer
    Duward E. "Bud" Hart, a retired Westinghouse Electric Corp. technical writer who had been chairman of the Baltimore County Board of Recreation and Parks, died Thursday at Oak Crest Village of complications from heart disease. He was 88. The son of...
  • George H. von Paris Sr.

    George H. von Paris Sr.
    George H. von Paris Sr., former president and chairman of Von Paris Enterprises Inc., died Tuesday at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Columbia of heart failure. He was 90. "As a person, he was a self-made man and became a leader in the moving industry. He had...
  • Amy J. Scherr, Baltimore lawyer

    Amy J. Scherr, Baltimore lawyer
    Amy J. Scherr, a Baltimore lawyer who represented the Maryland Division of Unemployment Insurance and was executive secretary and counsel to the Maryland Commission on Judicial Disabilities, died Monday at Symphony Manor assisted living in Roland Park...