Private services were held for Arnold resident John Munhall Niedringhaus at his home.
Mr. Niedringhaus, 78, died April 16 at Anne Arundel Medical Center after a lengthy illness.
A native of Pittsburgh, Pa., he worked as a manufacturer's representative of school and commercial interior fixtures and cabinets through his companies, American Supply Company and ContractSupply Company, until his retirement in 1985.
As a teen-ager, he received the Gold Carnegie Hero Award for saving a drowning man's life. He graduatedfrom Shadyside Academy in Pittsburgh and Princeton University with honors and received a master's degree in architecture from Carnegie-Mellon University in Pittsburgh.