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April 24, 1992

Howard Conaway, retired partner in law firm, dies

Howard H. Conaway, a retired partner in the law firm of Frank, Bernstein, Conaway and Goldman, died early yesterday after an apparent heart attack on his way home after visiting friends.

Mr. Conaway, who was 82 and lived in the Warrington Condominiums, retired about nine years ago but remained active until his death in the firm he joined in 1932.

A trial lawyer, he was a member of the International Association ++ of Insurance Counsel, the Defense Research Institute, the Judge Advocate General's Association and the American Judicature Society.

He had been active in local bar groups. He had been president of the Junior Bar Association and served on many committees of the Baltimore City and Maryland State Bar associations. He headed the 1964 campaign for the election of the sitting judges in Baltimore and was on the board of the Legal Aid Bureau.

He was the chief rationing attorney in Maryland for the Office of Price Administration early in World War II before enlisting in the Army.

Later, as an Army officer, he was decorated for finding records of the German Alien Property Custodian. He was assigned to the Flossenburg Concentration Camp and his testimony about conditions there was introduced at the Nuremberg trials.

Sent to Japan after its surrender, he was an adviser on war crimes trials.

Born in Georgetown, Del., he was a graduate of the University of Delaware. In 1932, he graduated from the University of Virginia law school, where he was editor of the Virginia Law Review. He was a founder of the Maryland Law Review.

Mr. Conaway was a member of the Baltimore Country Club and the Rehoboth Beach Country Club.

He is survived by his wife, the former Eileen Mitchell; a son, Howard H. Conaway Jr. of Baltimore; two daughters, Anne West Conaway and Mary Mitchell Conaway, both of Baltimore; a sister, Helen M. Cosen of Wilmington, Del.; and three grandchildren.

Arrangements for a memorial service are incomplete, but the family suggested memorial contributions could be made to the Johns Hopkins Heart Center.

Services for Robert J. Turner, a certified public accountant who was a partner in Arthur Anderson and Co. and a Presbyterian lay leader, will be held at 2 p.m. today at Faith Presbyterian Church, 5400 Loch Raven Blvd.

He died Tuesday of cancer at the age of 37 at his home on South Linwood Avenue.

Mr. Turner had been associated with the accounting firm since his graduation from Loyola College in 1976. He headed the NTC consulting division in the Baltimore office, helping with the development of corporate computer systems.

The Baltimore native was a graduate of Towson High School where he was president of the class of 1972. He attended the University of Maryland before earning his degree in accounting at Loyola College.

He was a Presbyterian elder who at different times had been a member of the Faith Presbyterian and Light Street Presbyterian congregations. For more than 10 years, he was treasurer of the Presbytery of Baltimore and a member of the board of the Glen Meadows Retirement Community.

He is survived by his wife, the former Penelope Ward; his father, William E. Turner of Columbia; and two sisters, Patricia Holly of Harrisburg, Pa., and Joanne Slemp of Baltimore.

The family suggested contributions to the Robert Turner Memorial Fund of the Presbytery of Baltimore, 5400 Loch Raven Blvd.

Services for Harry B. Lentz, who had been a professional musician and an engineer in the steam division of the Baltimore Gas and Electric Co., will be held at 9:30 a.m. today at the Mitchell-Wiedefeld Home, 6500 York Road.

Mr. Lentz, who was 89, lived in Stoneleigh for many years. He died Monday at Pickersgill of complications from a fractured hip.

He retired in 1967 from BG&E, where he had started working 45 years earlier after high school. After his retirement, he worked about 11 years as a heating consultant.

Born in Baltimore, he was a graduate of Polytechnic Institute and the Johns Hopkins University, where he earned an engineering degree in night courses.

He played the alto saxophone. As a young man, he had his own band that played at social events and on bay boats.

He was a member of Boumi, Scottish Rite and the Corinthian Lodge of the Masons.

His wife, the former Mildred I. Murrell, died March 4.

He is survived by two sons, Harry B. Lentz Jr. of Laurel and Robert M. Lentz of Chapel Hill, N.C.; a brother, George Lentz of Baltimore; and two grandsons.

Monsignor Molloy

Taught theology

Monsignor Vincent P. Molloy, a faculty member and former dean at Mount St. Mary's College in Emmitsburg, died April 10 at a hospital in Gettysburg, Pa., after a stroke.

Monsignor Molloy, who was 57 and lived in Emmitsburg, had taught theology at Mount St. Mary's since 1986. On sabbatical leave at the time of his death, he had spent the fall term in Europe. He also taught at Mount St. Mary's from 1973 to 1981.

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