Charles H. Baker


Sergeant, 77

April 12, 1992|By These obituaries were provided by area funeral homes. If informationhasn't been published about someone in your family who has passed away, please call The Anne Arundel County Sun at 761-1732 or 332-6211 or (800) 829-8000, Ext. 6211; you may also fax your information to us at 332-6677.

Services for Charles Henry Baker, a retired master sergeant with theU.S. Army, took place Tuesday at the Hardesty Funeral Home, 851 Annapolis Road, Gambrills.

Mr. Baker, 77, died April 4 at Kimbrough Army Hospital.

He was born in Union, Ky., and served in the U.S. Army for over 26 years in World War II and the Korean War. After retiring from the military, he went to work at the District of Columbia Children's Center.

His interests included gardening, family gatherings and sports.

Survivors include his wife, Jeanette Baker; two sons, Charles R. Baker of Odenton and Donald L. Baker of Ellicott City; a brother, Thomas C. Baker of Washington; two sisters, Ida Mae Simpson of Covington, Ky., and Pearline Flowers of Lexington, Ky.; and one grandchild.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.



Services for retired podiatrist Dr. Samuel Bachnerof Severna Park took place April 7 at Beth David Cemetery, Long Island, N.Y.

Dr. Bachner, 84, died April 5 of heart failure at the Meridian Nursing Center in Severna Park.

He was originally from New York, where he was educated at the First Institute of Podiatry. Dr. Bachner was in private practice in the area.

His interests included tennis.

Dr. Bachner's wife of 45 years, the former Sylvia Manberg,died in 1990.

Survivors include his daughter, Jane Bachner of Annapolis; and two sisters, Molly Bachner of Brooklyn, N.Y. and Regina Rosmer of Brooklyn, N.Y.

Memorial contributions may be made to research into Parkinson's Disease.



Services for retired U.S. Army comptroller Clifford Norman Bernstein of Glen Burnie took place April 6 at the Singleton Funeral Home.

Mr. Bernstein, 83, died April 2 of cancer at his home.

He was born in Richmond, Va., and graduated from John Marshall High School in 1925. Mr. Bernstein graduated from the University of Richmond in 1929.

He attended Virginia Medical School for two years.

Mr. Bernstein served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was a comptrollerfor 24 years, leaving in 1961 and moving to the Social Security Administration, from which he retired in 1978.

Survivors include his wife of 42 years, the former Patricia Louise Doud; two sons, Christopher Bernstein of Martinsburg, W.Va., and D. B. Bernstein of Salt Lake City; four daughters, Diane Eckles of Pasadena, Denise Schwanke and Giselle Bernstein, both of Glen Burnie, and Lisa Spiker of Millersville; a sister, Sylvia Kellerlain of San Diego; and four grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Hospice of the Chesapeake, 403 Headquarters Drive, Suite 1, Millersville, 21108, or the Annapolis branch of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.



Services for Wesley L. Booze Sr. of Glen Burnie will take place at 11 a.m. tomorrow,at the Harundale Presbyterian Church.

Mr. Booze, 83, died April 9at North Arundel Hospital after a lengthy illness.

He was born and raised in Baltimore and worked for Western Electric for 47 years, retiring in 1968.

Mr. Booze was a member of the Harundale Presbyterian Church, and a lifetime member of the Glen Burnie Elks. His other interests include carpentry, flowers and traveling.

Survivors include his wife of eight years, the former E. Leona Frye; a daughter-in-law, Jean Booze of Glen Burnie; a step-son, Maxwell V. Frye Jr. of Grasonville; a step-daughter, Betty J. Jordon of Kent Island; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; six step-grandchildren and 11 step-great-grandchildren.

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