F. Brendan Wallace, 47, a retired clerk for the Mercantile-Safe Deposit and Trust Co., died Monday of cancer at St. Agnes Hospital.
A mass of Christian burial was being offered today at the chapel of St. Mark Roman Catholic Church, 30 Melvin Ave., Catonsville.
Mr. Wallace lived on Champlain Drive in Woodlawn. He retired a year and a half ago because of illness after working at the bank for nearly 20 years.
Earlier, he worked for Alex. Brown & Sons and for an investment company in Washington.
Born in Baltimore, he was a graduate of St. Bernardine's School and Edmondson High School.
He was a member of the Emerald Isle Club and St. John's Oldtimers of the 10th Ward and was fond of telling and listening to stories from Irish folklore.
Survivors include his father and stepmother, John F. and Nora A. Wallace of Catonsville; a brother, Jack Wallace of Woodlawn; a stepbrother, James Feehan of Woodbine; and three stepsisters, Maureen Boyle of Lake Zurich, Ill., Patricia Lally of Arnold and Nonie Feehan of Manchester.