NAMES ON THE QUILT
A living history of the pandemic
Those that survived, those that were caregivers and those that died are remembered by family, friends and co-workers.
Phil was a dedicated lawyer. He loved everything to do with water, boating, sailing, fishing and even living facing the Inner Harbor of Baltimore. His love of music was only enhanced by his passion for watching live performances of the ballet. Phil loved his roommate, cockatoo Donatella. Shortly after Phil passed, Donatello did too.
A true angel caregiver to so many in Baltimore. Sharon approached each new case with compassion, intelligence and dedication to making to making the quality of life for each patient as special and meaningful as possible.
Tracey was also known for her style. From her precision haircuts to her designer shoes and handbags, Tracey was always a trendsetter. Tracey dedicated her life to her family, especially her children and granddaughter. She never missed an opportunity to cheer for them both on and off the field!
Family, faith, and love. Michael Green is a survivor.
Cherie was the glue that held us all together. She was truly the matriarch of the family. Each holiday was made so very beautiful - each having a theme and her creativity was so evident in the centerpieces and the program of the holiday. Cherie thought of everyone ‘first’ and embraced everyone she met. Life and family are just not the same without her!
Marcia Hoffman will be forever missed.
Sara taught hundreds of pre-school and kindergarten children in her community. She was a popular and highly respected teacher. Sara met Julius King when she was 12. They married when she was 18 and celebrated 65 years with each other. Sara had two children, 4 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. Sara exercised every single day. Her sense of style was always recognized. She lived a full and happy life.
Kuperberg, Hal and Sandy
Best couple, best parents, and best friends. Hal and Sandy Kuperberg will be missed.
Russell Livingston was a caring and wonderful husband, father, and grandfather. He and his wife Nancy were married 57 years. Russell was a great fan of the Boston Red Sox, the New England Patriots, Boston Celtics and Boston Bruins. He divided his time between his homes in Florida and Massachusetts. He loved to listen to Frank Sinatra, especially hearing him sing “I Did It MY Way.” Russell is truly missed by everyone.
Sue grew up in Baltimore, Maryland. She was among the first to volunteer for The Peace Corp and spent her time in Bucaramanga, Columbia. She then resettled in Chicago working for Morton Salt. In addition, she created her own business Amazing Promotions, specializing in advertising promotions. Upon retirement, Sue relocated to Port St. Lucie, Florida.
Siegel, Irene Fishman
Irene was a teacher, writer, and social activist. Her love of history enabled her to record her family roots as well families of the Holocaust.
Mike Smelgus is gone but not forgotten.