Myla B. DeMuth Headed woman's club

October 05, 1990

A memorial service for Myla B. DeMuth, a former woman's club president who was active in volunteer work, will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer, Charles Street and Melrose Avenue.

Mrs. DeMuth, who was 61, died Wednesday of cancer at her home on Donegal Drive in Towson.

A former president of the Yorkewood Woman's Club, she did volunteer work at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center and was a member of the Altar Guild at the Church of the Redeemer.

The former Myla Hilton Beames was a native of Hackensack, N.J., and a 1951 graduate of Miami University of Ohio. She also did graduate work in dietetics in an Aetna Life Insurance Co. program in Hartford, Conn.

During the early 1950s, she worked in New York City for a hospital and a food packing company.

She was Married in 1954 to Richard G. DeMuth, they moved to Baltimore in 1959. He is the retired controller of the Kennecott Refining Corp.

In addition to her husband, her survivors include a son, Brian Peter DeMuth of the Loch Raven Village area; a daughter, Joyce Hilton Lynagh of Fallston; her father, Walden Chase Beames of Charlotte, N.C.; a sister, Georgiana Alice Standafer of Charlotte; and four grandchildren.

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