Frances B. Bruce
Baltimore Co. educator
Services for Frances B. Bruce, a longtime educator in the Baltimore County school system, will be held at noon today at the Nutter Funeral Home, 2501 Gwynns Falls Parkway.
Mrs. Bruce, who was 88, died July 1 of cancer at her home on Henley Court in Columbia.
The former Frances Boarman was a native of Washington, D.C., where she graduated from Dunbar High School and the Miner Normal School.
She earned a bachelor's degree at what is now Morgan State University and also did graduate work at the Johns Hopkins University, Howard University, Columbia University and Hampton Institute.
She began her career as an educator on the Eastern Shore three years before joining Baltimore County schools.
A teacher, vice principal and principal in the county school system for 38 years, she retired in 1966 as vice principal of Dundalk Elementary School.
She taught Sunday school and was president of Christian
Endeavor at the People's Congregational Church in Washington. 1929, she became a member of Union Bethel A.M.E. Church in Randallstown.
She did volunteer work for the Red Cross and was a member of the Retired Teachers Association of Baltimore County.
Her husband, Harry Bruce, was also a teacher in the county school system before his death in 1966.
She is survived by a grandson, James H. Neal of Columbia; two great-grandsons; and a great-great-granddaughter.
Ocean City Realtor
Barbara Ann Newman, a Realtor with O'Conor, Piper & Flynn, died Friday of cancer at her home in Ocean Pines.
Services for Mrs. Newman, who was 52, were held yesterday at the Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin.
Before joining O'Conor, Piper & Flynn's Ocean City office 10 years ago, Mrs. Newman worked for five years as a medical secretary in Baltimore, where she graduated from high school.
The former Barbara Smith is survived by her husband, Richard Thurman Newman; a daughter, Bethany Carol Wilkerson of Bishopville; two sons, Bradley Alan Newman of Baltimore and Todd Elliott Newman of Forest Hill; her mother, Betty Helene Smith of Baltimore; a sister, Iris Steffens of Baltimore; four grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
The family has suggested memorial contributions to Coastal Hospice, P.O. Box 1733, Salisbury, Md. 21801.
Hospital records clerk
Margaret D. Forshey, a former records clerk at Franklin Square Hospital, died June 19 of a pulmonary embolism at the Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pa. She was 80.
The former Margaret Dymond was a native of New Enterprise, Pa., and a 1928 graduate of Altoona (Pa.) High School.
She also attended the University of Washington in Seattle.
She and her husband, Robert L. Forshey, lived in Baltimore fomany years while she worked at the hospital and he worked for the Westinghouse Electric Corp. Mr. Forshey died in 1975.
She is survived by two daughters, Nancy Nuckols of Homestead, Fla., and Ann F. Frontain of Baltimore; a son, Robert L. Forshey Jr. of Woodbine; a sister, Betty Titus of Franklin, N.J.; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Services were held June 22 at the Robert E. Peters FuneraHome in Huntingdon, Pa.