Richard Bruckman Accounting officer

December 02, 1990

Services for Richard W. Bruckman, a retired accounting officer with the Maryland State Police, will be held at 11 a.m. tomorrow at Eline Funeral Home, 11824 Reisterstown Road.

Mr. Bruckman, a resident of Owings Mills, died of an aneurysm Thursday at Sinai Hospital. He was 70.

A native of Altoona, Pa., Mr. Bruckman graduated from Altoona High School in 1937. His family later moved to Glen Burnie, and he worked for Eastern Aircraft while attending night school in Baltimore.

He retired in 1985 as head accounting officer of the finance division of the Pikesville barracks after 40 years of service and was a member of the Alumni Association. He was also coach of the troopers' basketball team in the mid-1970s.

Mr. Bruckman was past president and treasurer of the Reisterstown Lions Club, with 38 years of service, and a member of the Reisterstown Moose Lodge No. 1577 and the Four Seasons Sports Complex in Hampstead. He served on the board of directors of the Baltimore American Savings Bank in Glen Burnie.

Mr. Bruckman enjoyed racing his flock of 200 homing pigeons and was a member of the Homing Pigeon Association. He was also active in community work.

He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Velma M. Corwin; a daughter, Merla A. Gilchrist of Glen Burnie; a son, Ronald B. Bruckman of Hampstead; two sisters, Eloise Kellenberger and Roselma Felty, both of Glen Burnie; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

The family has suggested donations be made to the Reisterstown Lions Club, P. O. Box 22, Reisterstown, Md. 21136.

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