Sidney H. Schreter, a retired necktie manufacturer who twice was president of the Beth Jacob Congregation and the Abraham Schreter Lodge of B'nai B'rith, died Sunday of heart failure at Sinai Hospital.
Services for Mr. Schreter, who was 88 and lived in the Strathmore Towers Apartments, were held yesterday at the Beth Jacob Congregation, of which he and his father, Abraham Schreter were founders.
He also was a founder of the B'nai B'rith Lodge named for his father and had been named an outstanding lodge president by the state organization of B'nai B'rith.
He retired about 15 years ago after nearly 40 years as president of A. Schreter and Sons Inc., which had was started by his father in New York City and moved to Baltimore by way of Havre de Grace.
Born in New York, he was reared there and in Havre de Grace, where he was graduated from high school.
The first president of the Maryland Ambassador's Club of the Israel Bonds organization, he had also been given a distinguished service award by the State of Israel.
Cited for his work by the local Safety First Club, he also helped to organize the Safety First Club of Israel and served on its board.
His first wife, the former Regina Middleman, died in 1977, and his second wife, the former Rose Miller, died in 1980.
He is survived by his wife, the former Ruth Fox; two daughters, Gloria Naiditch of Lake Worth, Fla., and Beverly Feldman of Owings Mills; two stepdaughters, Judith Friedman of Columbia and Susan Steiner of New York City; a sister, Lilliam Rosenfeld of Baltimore; a brother, A. Harvey Schreter of Baltimore; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.