Robert B. Mancke

October 26, 1990

Robert B. Mancke, a senior health educator with the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, died Tuesday of pneumonia at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was 47 and lived on Eutaw Place.

A memorial service for Mr. Mancke was being held today at Brown Memorial Park Avenue Presbyterian Church, 1316 Park Ave.

He had worked for the state since last year after serving since 1975 as director of the Bureau of Health Education and Promotion for the Baltimore Health Department.

Before coming to the city, he held a similar post in Prince George's County for three years after starting in health education work with the state in 1967.

A former president of the Maryland Public Health Association, he also belonged to the American Public Health Association and the National Capital Area Society for Public Health Education.

He won several awards from the city, the American Heart Association and other government and private groups for his work.

He is survived by two daughters, Ruth Ann Mancke of Woodlawn, and Helen Mancke of Baltimore; his parents, Vernon B. and June G. Mancke of Bethlehem, Pa.; and two brothers, John G. Mancke of Carlisle, Pa., and David B. Mancke of Allentown, Pa.

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