Albert R. Reese
Shore crane operator
Services for Albert R. Reese, a retired Baltimore County public works foreman who also had been a crane operator for the state, will be held at 11 a.m. today in the Maryland Veterans Cemetery-Eastern Shore in Beulah.
Mr. Reese, 75, died Wednesday after a heart attack at his home in Bethlehem, near Preston, in Caroline County.
The native of Staunton, Va., moved to the Baltimore area as a young man and worked for Baltimore County in road maintenance about 20 years before he retired in the late 1960s.
He is survived by his wife of 42 years, the former Anna Mae Smith; a brother, Lusby Reese of Staunton; four sisters, Edna R. Fitch of Blue Island, Ill., Florence R. Cornet of Staunton, Ann Areheart of Lexington, Va., and Clara Carey of Owings Mills; and many nieces and nephews.
Charlie H. Hopkins
Services for Charlie H. Hopkins, who retired as a crane operator for the Bethlehem Steel Corp., will be held at 2 p.m. today at the March Funeral Home, 1101 E. North Ave.
Mr. Hopkins, who was 73, died Tuesday at his home in East Baltimore after a short illness.
He was born in Blackstock, S.C., and moved to Baltimore in the early 1940s when he went to work at Sparrows Point. He worked there until his retirement in 1980.
He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Ida M. Hopkins; two daughters, Valerie Hopkins and Charlotte Hopkins, both of Baltimore; his mother, Atlie Hopkins Caldwell of Summit, N.J.; five brothers, Albert Hopkins of Baltimore, the Rev. Henry Hopkins and Fred Hopkins, both of Summit, and Dennis Hopkins and David Hopkins, both of Scotch Plains, N.J.; four sisters, Leola Stewart and Frances Scott of Summit, Daisy Capers of Union, N.J., and Maggie Stevens of East Orange, N.J.; two stepsons, Mitchell Foster of Baltimore and Ernest Torain of Harrisburg, Pa.; and three grandsons.