Events, Family, Obituaries

Funeral for community leader Gladys Friedel to be held this Saturday

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Gladys Friedel , Girl Scout Volunteer Service Unit Manager for the Perry Hall, White Marsh, and Kingsville areas will be laid to rest this Saturday, October 16 at 12 p.m. at St. Joseph Church in Fullerton (8420 Belair Road). Scouts, former scouts, and leaders are invited before Mass to participate in an honor guard for Friedel bringing her into …


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Navy Helicopter Crash: Maryland woman among 5 sailors killed

ANNAPOLIS, MD—A Maryland woman was among five sailors who were killed in a U.S. Navy helicopter crash on August 31st. The Navy has released the names of the five Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 8 crewmembers who died when their helicopter crashed into the sea: The names of the deceased are: Lt. Bradley A. Foster, 29, a pilot from Oakhurst, …


Former Perry Hall High School teacher, coach dies at 76

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A former teacher and coach at Perry Hall High School has passed away. J. Patrick Sokoloski passed away peacefully in his home, with his family by his side, following complications from Glioblastoma on August 27th. He was born in Baltimore on June 7, 1945, son of the late Frank and Marge (Dempsey) Sokoloski. Patrick taught and coached at Perry …

Community mourns passing of Mark Elsaid, Perry Hall Double-T Diner manager

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The community is mourning the loss of a beloved local personality. Mhram “Mark” Elsaid, 56, of Nottingham, died on Thursday, August 5th.  Elsaid was born March 5, 1965 and managed the Perry Hall Double-T Diner. A visitation for Mhram will be held on Tuesday, August 10, 2021 from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Schimunek Funeral Home, located at 9705 …

Community mourns passing of Gladys Friedel, longtime Perry Hall community leader

PERRY HALL, MD—A longtime Perry Hall icon has passed away.  Gladys Friedel, a leader in in the local Girl Scout community for more than fifty years, has died. Back in October, Delegate Joe Boteler and Councilman David Marks recognized Friedel for a half-century of service to the Girl Scouts of America. Friedel served as a mentor to thousands of Girl Scouts …

Community mourns unexpected death of Kingsville teacher

KINGSVILLE, MD—A Kingsville-area educator has passed away.  Jennifer Rose Kindley, an Abingdon resident and teacher at Redeemer Classical Christian School, died unexpectedly on Independence Day. She was 48 years old. Her official obituary is below. Jennifer Rose Kindley (Abingdon, Maryland) passed away on July 4, 2021 at the age of 48.  She was loved and cherished by many people including : …

Obituary: Jane W. Michael, longtime Baltimore County Public Schools educator

NOTTINGHAM, MD—On February 6, 2021 Jane W. Michael, 77, died of heart failure at Oak Crest Village in Parkville, MD. She was born in Philadelphia, PA and worked for 38 years as an elementary school teacher for Baltimore County Public Schools. Following retirement in 2006, a long-time love of the water drew her to Middle River, MD where she became …

Marcie J (Rumbley) Mosca – Obituary

OBITUARY MARCIE JEAN (RUMBLEY) MOSCA MAY 2, 1960 – October 1, 2020 On October 1, 2020, Marcie J (Rumbley) Mosca, 60, passed away at Franklin Square Hospice. She was the devoted mother of Danie L. (Mosca) Stidham and her husband Casey Stidham, Nathan Mosca and Lucas Mosca; Loving grandmother of Brynn T Stidham; Beloved sister of Darlene R. Rumbley, Glenn …