W. Beverly BristorDistrict sales managerW. Beverly...

April 28, 1994

W. Beverly Bristor

District sales manager

W. Beverly Bristor, retired district sales manager for a maker of industrial cleansers, died Monday of kidney and heart failure at St. Joseph Hospital. He was 90.

In 1986 he moved to the Edenwald retirement community in Towson from the Wiltondale home he had built in 1939.

He retired 15 years ago as the Baltimore, Washington and Philadelphia district manager for DuBois Chemicals, a division of W. R. Grace & Co. He had started with the company as a salesman in the district in 1930. He had worked for a mortgage banking firm in Asheville, N.C., before joining DuBois.

Born in Baltimore, he was a 1922 graduate of City College and a 1927 graduate of the Naval Academy.

He was a volunteer for many years at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center.

He was a charter member of the Baltimore Serra Club, which promotes religious vocations in the Roman Catholic Church. He had been a member since 1939 of Immaculate Conception Church, Baltimore and Ware avenues in Towson, where a Mass of Christian burial was to be offered at 10 a.m. today.

He is survived by his wife of 66 years, the former Ruth Katherine Jenkins; a son, W. Beverly Bristor Jr. of Washington; three grandchildren; and a great-grandson.

Eugene D. Bourckel

Freight conductor

Eugene D. Bourckel, a retired Penn-Central Railroad freight conductor, died Monday of cancer and kidney failure at St. Joseph Hospital. The Parkville resident was 80.

He retired in 1975 after 32 years with the carrier.

A native of Cumberland, he was a graduate of what was then the Pennsylvania Avenue High School and was a surveyor for the Western Maryland city before coming to Baltimore to work for the carrier, then known as the Pennsylvania Railroad.

He was a deacon emeritus of the Belvedere Baptist Church, 1301 Cheverly Road, Towson, where services were planned for 10 a.m. today.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, the former Louella M. Fearer; four sons, David E. Bourckel of Bel Air, Donald L. Bourckel of Princess Anne, and John A. and Larry W. Bourckel, both of Parkville; a daughter, Patricia M. Peters of Bel Air; three sisters, Elmira Reckley of Norfolk, Va., Myrtle Shipley of Cumberland and Elizabeth Rice of Ridgeley, W.Va.; 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

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