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August 05, 1993

Eleanor G. Barrett

Homemaker, volunteer

Eleanor G. Barrett, a homemaker, volunteer and former figure skater, died Monday at her Ruxton home of pneumonia. She was 74.

Known as "Dolly," she served for 25 years on the Women's Board of Children's Hospital.

Born in Baltimore, she was the daughter of banker Rufus K. Goodenow and his wife, Eleanor. She received her education at the Calvert School, graduating in 1930. She attended the Bryn Mawr School and graduated from the Greenwood School in 1937. She made her debut in the Bachelors Cotillon that same year.

For many years, she was a figure skater with the Skating Club of Baltimore.

She married David P. Barrett in 1943. Mr. Barrett died in 1971 and Mrs. Barrett married his brother, J. Clark Barrett, in 1972.

Services were to be conducted at 10:30 a.m. today at the Church of the Good Shepherd, Boyce and Carrollton avenues, Ruxton.

She is survived by her husband; a son, Rufus K. G. Barrett of Stewartstown, Pa.; three daughters, Kingsley B. Brooks of Baltimore, Isabel B. Rich of Stevenson and Sarah A. Barrett of Vienna, Austria; and nine grandchildren.

The family suggested that memorial donations may be made to Children's Hospital, 3825 Greenspring Ave., Baltimore 21211.

Joan Marie Richter

Former Navy commander

Retired Navy Cmdr. Joan Marie Richter, who was also retired as personnel director of Kraft Inc., died Sunday of cancer at the Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis.

The 71-year-old Annapolis native returned there four years ago after her retirement, in 1986, from Kraft. She had begun working at the food company's headquarters in the early 1960s, first in New York City and later in Glenview, Ill.

She had retired as a commander in the Naval Reserve in 1966.

Reared in Baltimore, she was a graduate of Western High School and of Goucher College.

She began her career in the Navy as a civilian employee in Washington but became a WAVE and served in Hawaii during World War II. After the war she again worked as a civilian for the Navy in Washington but was recalled to active duty during the Korean War, serving in Japan.

After the Korean War, she worked for Radio Liberty, the government-supported station broadcasting to what was then the Soviet Union.

A memorial service was to be conducted at 10 a.m. today at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church in Annapolis.

She is survived by a sister, Helen R. Burtner of Charlotte, N.C.; and a brother, Michael A. Richter Jr. of Barefoot Bay, Fla.

Edward D. Lynch

State auditor for 20 years

Edward D. Lynch, a state auditor, died Tuesday after an apparent heart attack at his office in the Motor Fuel Tax Division in Westminster.

Mr. Lynch, who was 56 and lived in Westminster, had worked in the division of the state comptroller's office for more than 20 years.

Born in Baltimore, he was a 1955 graduate of Forest Park High School, where he earned letters in lacrosse, ice hockey and football. He also was named to the 1954 All-Maryland football team as a center.

He continued to play football on service teams while serving in the Marine Corps in the late 1950s. He was among those Marines who landed in Lebanon in 1958 to protect the Lebanese government.

After he left the Marines, he returned to Baltimore and earned an accounting degree at Loyola College.

A Mass of Christian burial for Mr. Lynch was to be offered at 10 a.m. today at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, 65 Sacred Heart Lane in Glyndon.

He is survived by his mother, Mary Katherine Kerr Lynch of Westminster; two brothers, Michael J. Lynch and C. Robert Lynch Jr., both of Reisterstown; and three sisters, Anne M. Collins and Elizabeth R. Lynch, both of Westminster, and Mary C. Whitcraft of Reisterstown.

Theresa O'Regan

New York native, 99

Theresa O'Regan, who moved to Randallstown from New York City 10 years ago, died Tuesday of heart failure at the Northwest Hospital Center.

Mrs. O'Regan, who was 99 and lived in the Pikeswood Park Apartments, would have been 100 on Nov. 16. The former Theresa McAtee was a native of Mamaroneck, N.Y., who worked as a store clerk in New York City as a young woman. Her husband, John J. O'Regan Sr., died in 1976.

A Mass of Christian burial for Mrs. O'Regan was to be offered at 9 a.m. today at Holy Family Roman Catholic Church, 9533 Liberty Road, Randallstown.

Mrs. O'Regan is survived by two sons, Robert F. O'Regan Sr. of Randallstown and John J. O'Regan Jr. of New York City; and three grandchildren. George W. Hoy, who was a police officer, a railroad fireman and businessman during his nearly 30 years in the Baltimore area, died Friday of cancer at a Mesa, Ariz., hospital.

He was 81 and lived in Apache Junction, Ariz.

He was a Baltimore police officer and a fireman on the Baltimore and Ohio railroad before leaving Baltimore for Arizona in 1957.

In Arizona, he was a prison guard and worked for the U.S. Forest Service, among other jobs, before starting a security firm, Protectors One, from which he retired about four years ago.

The native of Pine Grove, Pa., moved to Baltimore in 1931. He served in the Marine Corps during World War II.

Services for Mr. Hoy were to be conducted today at Melcher's Mortuary in Mesa.

He is survived by his wife, the former Margaret H. Bowman; two sons, George P. Hoy of Mesa and Dennis R. Hoy of Vero Beach, Fla.; three daughters, Joanne M. Sullins and M. Debra Hames, both of Mesa, and Patricia A. Myers of Apache Junction; 17 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-granddaughter.

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