Lyle P. Schill Sr.Owned bookstoreLyle Prevost Schill Sr...

November 24, 1993

Lyle P. Schill Sr.

Owned bookstore

Lyle Prevost Schill Sr., who owned Schill's Book Shop in

downtown Baltimore, died Saturday of cancer at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center.

Schill, 77, was known since childhood as Jack and lived on Aberdeen Road.

After World War II, he began working at the bookstore at 208 W. Franklin St.

When Mr. Schill retired in 1979, he closed the shop that had been started by his father.

The West Virginia native moved to Baltimore as a child. He was a graduate of Friends School and attended Johns Hopkins University.

He served as an Army officer in Europe during World War II and later rose to colonel in the Army Reserves.

He was a former president of the Pine Ridge Senior Men's Golf Club and a member of the Longview Senior Men's Golf Club.

Services were held yesterday at the Lemmon-Mitchell-Wiedefeld Funeral Home in Timonium.

Mr. Schill is survived by his wife of nearly 52 years, the former Alice Kierce; a son, Lyle P. Schill Jr. of Ruxton; a daughter, Ann S. Deaver of Chesapeake, Va.; and five grandchildren. Robert F. O'Regan Sr., a retired systems analyst for the Social Security Administration, died Saturday at his home on Schnapper Drive in Randallstown of complications of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig's disease. He was 73.

He retired from SSA headquarters in Woodlawn eight years ago. He started with the agency in 1951.

Born in New York City, he was a 1950 graduate of Cornell University.

He served in the Army Air Forces during World War II and in the Air Force during the Korean War.

A member of the St. Charles Borromeo Council of the Knights of Columbus, he was also a member of the St. Vincent de Paul Society at Holy Family Roman Catholic Church in Randallstown.

A Mass of Christian burial was to be celebrated at 9 a.m. today at Holy Family Church, 9533 Liberty Road in Randallstown.

He is survived by his wife, the former Marie G. Young; two sons, Robert F. O'Regan Jr. of Reisterstown and Richard F. O'Regan of Randallstown; and a brother, John O'Regan of New York City. William H. Young Jr., an industrial equipment manufacturer's representative, died Sunday at Howard County General Hospital complications from a bone marrow disease.

He was 65 and had lived in Columbia. He started the W. H. Young Co., which has offices on E. 25th St. in Baltimore, in 1958.

Earlier, he had been a salesman for IBM in the Washington area.

A native of Beaver Falls, Pa., he attended George Washington University in Washington, D.C., and the Bliss Electrical School in New York City. He served in the Marine Corps at the end of World War II.

He was an elder, a charter member and a former treasurer of Christ Memorial Presbyterian Church, 6410 Amherst Ave. in Columbia, where services were set for 3 p.m. today.

His marriage in 1949 to the former Rhoda White ended in divorce.

He is survived by three daughters, Linda Luther of Sykesville, Katherine Raab of Laurel and Penelope Young of Baltimore; a son, William H. Young III of Randallstown; a sister, Rhoda Watkins of Belleair Beach, Fla; two brothers, Elbert VanValkenburg of Atlanta and Donald VanValkenburg of Billerica, Mass.; and five grandchildren.

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