George M. Buchwald, retired warehouse superintendent for the Acme Markets, died Saturday at Baltimore County General Hospital after a stroke.
Mr. Buchwald, who was 81 and lived on Townhill Road in Carney, retired in 1972 after 40 years at the company's Baltimore warehouse.
The Baltimore native was a machinist's mate in the Navy in the 1920s and 1930s, becoming a chief petty officer.
He was an Orioles fan and liked flower gardening.
Mr. Buchwald's first marriage, to Ethel Meyers, ended in divorce.
He is survived by his wife, the former Erma Dixon; a daughter, Mae Louise Bishop of Ellicott City; a stepson, George Dixon of Hampstead; two sisters, Dorothy Hoskins of Catonsville and Ethel Liebno of Ellicott City; a brother, Albert William Buchwald of Catonsville; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Services will be private.