Date: 4/19/17 8:37 am
From: Bobbi <b.reichwein...>
Subject: [MDBirding] Re: Jean Worthley.
On Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 11:40:58 AM UTC-4, paul noell wrote:
> The M.O.S. has lost an enthusiastic and supportive birder, with the passing of Jean R. Worthley. Her obituary appeared yesterday (17 April) in the Balto. Sun. Long-time Baltimore area residents will remember her as "Miss Jean" of "Hodgepodge Lodge", a children's TV nature program of earlier times.
> I met her and husband Elmer when giving a slide presentation of Mushrooms of Maryland at their home on Bonita Ave., just next door to the MPT building (back of which was Hodgepodge Lodge!). In addition to her M.O.S. and other affiliations, she and Elmer made a number of appearances at the annual N.A.M.A.(N. Amer. Mycological Ass'n) annual forays, where we would again trade pleasantries. Her support of Cylburn(Mansion) and BBC birding activities, among other interests, is well known
> I personally have lost a valued friend of my generation, a person of exceptional intelligence and wit, who celebrated Life in all it's forms, in loving fashion on this planet Earth.
> Paul Noell
> Balto.  MD

Both of my children grew up watching Miss Jean and loved it. It was such a pleasant way for them to calm down before dinner and actually gave me time to relax as well. We fondly remember our good times at Hodge Podge Lodge.

Bobbi Reichwein
Davidsonville, MD

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