John R. FogleOles Envelope presidentJohn R. Fogle, retired...

August 25, 1994

John R. Fogle

Oles Envelope president

John R. Fogle, retired president and general manager of the Oles Envelope Corp. who was grand master of the Masons in Maryland and was active in many civic and fraternal groups, died Monday of pneumonia 1988 PHOTOand septic shock at St. Joseph Hospital. He was 89.

Mr. Fogle, who lived at Edenwald in Towson, began working for Oles in 1926. He retired in 1968 but stayed on as chairman of the board until 1972. He became a board member in the late 1970s for several years.

Mr. Fogle headed the Masons in Maryland in 1971 and 1972. He was a former master of the Concordia Lodge, which he joined in 1945, and was an honorary member of the Doric Lodge and a member of the Scottish and York rites, Boumi Temple and many other Masonic groups.

He had served on the board of the Maryland Masonic Homes and headed the Red Cross of Constantine in Maryland. Among '' the many other offices he held in Masonic groups was that of almoner, or head of charitable work, for the Scottish Rite.

Mr. Fogle was born in Sparrows Point but reared in Highlandtown and was a graduate of City College, where he played basketball, tennis and football and won a Maryland Scholastic Association wrestling championship.

While in high school, he worked as a shipfitter's helper at East Coast shipyards during summer vacations. After high school, he worked at the Sparrows Point Yard of the Bethlehem Steel Corp. and played on a company football team.

After attending the University of Maryland Law School at night, he began working for Oles.

He was a member of the old Highland Methodist Episcopal Church, then St. John's United Methodist Church of Hamilton and, finally, of the Mount Vernon Place United Methodist Church.

Mr. Fogle was proud of a letter he received from former President Herbert C. Hoover, who had headed the Boys Clubs of America, for his work with youths.

From 1941 until 1961, he was a member of the North Baltimore Kiwanis Club and later became active in the Rotary Club of Baltimore. His work in Rotary brought him a district humanitarian award in 1978, a district citation in 1980 as Rotarian of the Year and recognition in 1984 as a Paul Harris Fellow.

His wife, the former Annabel Keen, died in 1986.

Services were set for 1:30 p.m. today at the Scottish Rite Temple, 3800 N. Charles St., Baltimore.

E9 He is survived by a son, John R. Fogle Jr. of Towson. Audrey Harriet McVey, a foreign commodities analyst for the U.S. Department of Agriculture for 30 years, died of heart failure Saturday at her Mount Rainier home. She was 82.

The former Audrey Wall was fluent in Spanish, French, German, Italian, Latin and Arabic. The Washington native graduated from Armstrong High School there.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. tomorrow at the McGuire Funeral Home in Washington. She is survived by a daughter, Betty Knight of Randallstown; two granddaughters, Kim Knight of Baltimore and Lynn Knight Middleton of Randallstown; and two great-grandchildren.

Ruperta S. Waters

Teacher and counselor

Ruperta S. Waters, a teacher and counselor at several Baltimore public schools, died Friday of cancer at her home in Ashburton. She was 75.

She retired about 20 years ago after 20 years with the school system. She had previously worked for the Maryland Department of Employment Security and for the Baltimore City Housing Authority.

The former Ruperta Simmons, who was born in Hamilton, Bermuda, moved to Baltimore in 1943. She was a graduate of the State University of New York at Albany, held a master's degree from Columbia University and did graduate work at the Johns Hopkins University.

She was a member of the Northwest Child Study Club, the Phi Delta Gamma educational fraternity, the Walters Art Gallery and the Baltimore Museum of Art. She collected stamps of Scandinavian countries and Bermuda and those dealing with particular subjects, including women's studies and mountaineering.

Services were set for 10:30 today at St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church, 4711 Edmondson Ave.

She is survived by her husband, Raymond L. Waters; a daughter, Janet Waters Bailey of Lochearn; her stepfather, Ernest O. Simmons of St. Petersburg, Fla.; a sister, Dr. Dorthea Simmons of Worcester, Mass.; a stepbrother, Roy Simmons of Baltimore; and a granddaughter.

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