Dr. Anne Janet Clark Rodman

Chestertown, Md. - Anne Janet Clark Rodman, M.D., of Chestertown died Sunday at Heron Point Health Care of lymphoma. she had visited Maine in the summer and enjoyed sailing around Chebeague Island in Casco Bay, as well as in Chesapeake Bay.

She was born in Baltimore, daughter of Dr. Admont Halsey and Dr. Janet Howell Clark, attended Bryn Mawr School for 12 years and at graduation, received the Bryn Mawr College Scholarship. She graduated from Bryn Mawr in 1939 with a bachelor of science degree in German. In 1941, she moved to Rochester, N.Y., after receiving the appointment as dean of the Women's College of the University of Rochester. She attended the University of Rochester Medical School and majored in bacteriology and biostatistics., and received an M.S. degree in bacteriology in 1941.

Three weeks later she married Dr. Peter Picard Rodman.

She resided in Aberdeen and continued her studies at the John Hopkins School of Public Health, where she also taught biostatistics for 18 years. She also practiced biostatistics part at the Baltimore City Health Department and the state of Maryland Health Department.

Dr. Rodman made her debut in Baltimore society at the Bachelors' Cotillion in 1935 She also was a memeber of the Harford County Garden Club, the Garden Club of America, and the Evergreen and Falmouth (Mass.) garden clubs.

She was the first vice president of the Alumnae Association at Bryn Mawr College and was a member of the Women's Hamilton Street Club of Baltimore.

Surviving, besides her husband, are two daughters, Janet Moller of North Falmouth, Mass., and Edith Clark of Falls Church, Va; a son Dr. Peter Stephens Rodman of Davis, Calif; and five grandchildren.

A funeral will be held at 10am today in Emmanuel Episcopal Church. Burial will be in Holy Trinity Church Cemetery, Churchvill. The Rev. Dr. Gregory Straub will officiate. Arrangements are by Fellows, Helfenbein & Newman Funeral Home.
(Copied from the Portland Press Herald, Tuesday, December 31, 1996)