Bernard MeyersScientific photographerBernard Meyers, a...


June 23, 1993

Bernard Meyers

Scientific photographer

Bernard Meyers, a retired scientific photographer at the Army Chemical Center at Edgewood, died Monday of heart disease at his home in Pikesville.

Mr. Meyers, who was 71, retired six years ago after working on research projects for about 40 years.

Born in Baltimore, he was a graduate of Patterson Park High School.

Mr. Meyers enlisted in the Army in 1941 and was stationed in the Aleutian Islands during World War II.

After the war, he studied drafting at the old Maryland Institute on Market Place and photography in New York.

He enjoyed reading and travel, and illustrated his travel talks with his photographs.

He was a member of the Liberty Jewish Center and the brotherhood of the Baltimore Hebrew Congregation.

Services for Mr. Meyers were to be conducted at 11 a.m. today at the Sol Levinson & Bros. Funeral Home, 6010 Reisterstown Road.

He is survived by his wife of 35 years, the former Jean Rubin; two daughters, Arlene Jacobson of Baltimore and Terry T. Warren of Lansing, Mich.; and four grandchil- dren.

Doris V. Reno

Retired saleswoman

Doris V. Reno, who worked in sales for 10 years with the French-Bray Printing Co., died Sunday of cancer at her home in Phoenix, Baltimore County. She was 67.

Mrs. Reno retired in 1989. The former Doris V. Gourley, a native of Baltimore, began her sales career when she took over the position at the Art Litho Co. of her first husband, Gordon P. Finnessy, after his death in 1965.

A memorial Mass for Mrs. Reno was to be offered at 10 a.m. today at St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, 101 Church Lane in Texas.

She is survived by her husband, Donald F. Reno; two daughters, Sharon F. Sturm of Arnold and Karen C. Drost of Lutherville; her mother, Hazel M. Gourley of Baltimore; a sister, Betty Lou Frederick of Perry Hall; and four grandchildren.

Anna T. DeVille

Receptionist for schools

Anna T. DeVille, retired receptionist at the Baltimore County school board headquarters, died Sunday at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center after a stroke. She was 75.

Mrs. DeVille, who lived in Sparks most of her life, retired about 15 years ago after 12 years in the receptionist job. Earlier, she was a substitute teacher in Baltimore County for about 20 years.

Born in Baltimore, the former Anna Forthuber was a graduate of Sparks High School and attended Ohio University in Athens.

She had been a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and of auxiliaries of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Loyal Order of Moose.

A memorial service for Mrs. DeVille was to be held at 1 p.m. today at the Ruck Towson Funeral Home, 1050 York Road.

She is survived by her husband, Edward A. DeVille; two sons, Edward A. DeVille Jr. of Atlanta and Eric A. DeVille of Sparks; a brother, Emil D. Forthuber of Ocean Pines; a sister, Lillian Louise Gunther of Fayetteville, N.C.; four grandchildren; and a great-grandson.

William H. Loving

Truck, tobacco farmer

William H. Loving, a retired truck and tobacco farmer, died Sunday of heart failure at the age of 76 at North Arundel Hospital.

Mr. Loving had lived all his life in Severn, where he raised vegetables and tobacco until his retirement in 1990.

He enjoyed hunting deer and rabbits and was an Orioles fan who followed the team, mostly on television.

Services were to be conducted at 10:30 a.m. today at the Singleton Funeral Home, 1 Second Ave. S.W., in Glen Burnie.

Mr. Loving is survived by his wife of 54 years, the former Doris A. Hyson; a son, John W. Loving of Severn; two daughters, Doris Marie Bussey of Queenstown and Linda Carol Loving of Severn; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Frances R. Avey

Bethlehem Steel worker

Frances Rosella Avey, who had been an employee for many years of the Bethlehem Steel Corp. at Sparrows Point, died Sunday of cancer at the Washington County Hospital in Hagerstown. She was 81.

Mrs. Avey moved to Hagerstown shortly after her retirement in 1978 as a secretary in the coke ovens chemical laboratory at Sparrows Point.

The former Frances Rosella Forsyth was a native of Maugansville who moved to the Baltimore area in 1936 with her husband, Max Samuel Avey. He died in 1982.

A resident of Edgemere for many years, she was a charter member of of the Women of the Moose and an air raid warden there during World War II.

She was also a volunteer worker in the Red Cross blood donor program during the war.

Services for Mrs. Avey were to be conducted at 11 a.m. today at the Minnich Funeral Home in Hagerstown.

She is survived by a son, Max W. Avey of Hagerstown; a foster daughter, Nancy Lee Butt of Pinellas Park, Fla.; a sister, Lily Stouffer of Quincy, Pa.; two brothers, Richard and John Forsyth, both of Hagerstown; three grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.

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