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January 20, 1995

Mary E. Joyner

Illustrator, student

Mary Elizabeth Joyner, an illustrator and art student, died Monday of undetermined causes at her home in Towson. She was 27.

She was a junior at Towson State University, where she was majoring in art illustration and graphic design. She also worked at Shocker Shirts in Canton, designing T-shirts.

She was a 1985 graduate of Towson Catholic High School, where she played basketball.

A Mass of Christian burial was to be offered at 10 a.m. today at St. Pius X Roman Catholic Church, 6428 York Road.

She is survived by her parents, Charles G. and Mary E. Joyner; a brother, J. Gregory Joyner; and a sister, Catherine J. Joyner, all of Towson; two uncles, James "Jim" Joyner of Baltimore and Raymond M. Ehrhart of Perry Hall; and a godchild, Kelly Brook Evans of Anneslie.

Memorial donations may be made to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center, 22 S. Greene St., Baltimore 21201.

Richard J. Schreyer, retired postmaster of Owings Mills, died Tuesday of cancer at the Carroll County General Hospital. The Owings Mills resident was 72.

He retired in 1979 after serving for six years as postmaster. He began working for the U.S. Postal Service as a mail carrier in the late 1950s. Earlier, he had worked for the Bethlehem Steel Corp. and other companies in the Baltimore area.

A native of Johnstown, Pa., he came to the Baltimore area in the late 1940s after serving in the Army in the Pacific during World War II. His decorations included two awards of the Bronze Star.

Services were set for 10:30 a.m today in the chapel at the Garrison Forest Veterans Cemetery, 11501 Garrison Forest Road, Owings Mills.

He is survived by his wife, the former Evelyn Zeak; a son, R. Joseph Schreyer Jr. of New Windsor; four daughters, Susan Parrish of Ocala, Fla., Deborah Deal of Taneytown, Rebecca Price of New Windsor and Jennifer Schreyer of Reisterstown; a sister, Barbara Valentino of Baltimore; two brothers, Tony and Paul Schreyer, both of Johnstown; 10 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.


Shirley Lennon

Sun retiree

Shirley Lennon, a retired custodian and former cafeteria worker at The Baltimore Sun Co., died Monday of emphysema at Bon Secours Hospital. She was 62 and lived in West Baltimore.

She worked in the publishing company's cafeteria from 1972 until 1990 when she joined the custodial staff. She retired early last year.

The former Shirley Brown was a native of Baltimore and had earlier worked in cafeterias in Baltimore City schools.

She was a member of the Sharp Street Memorial United Methodist Church, 1206 Etting St., Baltimore, where services were set for 11:30 a.m. today.

She is survived by her husband, Samuel Lennon; three daughters, Lavinia, Darlene and Maria Lennon; three sons, Terry Brown, John Lennon and Andre Lennon; a sister, Delores Slye; and 13 grandchildren. All are of Baltimore.

Melvin E. Richardson

Machine shop partner

Melvin E. Richardson, a retired vice president and partner in a machine shop that did equipment repairs for several industrial firms in Baltimore, died Monday of complications of cancer at St. Agnes Hospital. He was 85 and lived in Southwest Baltimore.

He retired in 1977 from the Matthiess Machine Works, where he had worked for about 50 years, starting as an apprentice at the age of 18.

Services were set for noon today at the Redeemer Lutheran Church, 4211 Vermont Ave., Baltimore.

He is survived by his wife, the former Helen V. Getz; a daughter, Helen M. Stark of Columbus, Ga.; two sons, Melvin E. Richardson Jr. of Rosedale and Wayne A. Richardson of Severna Park; a sister, Anna Hauf of Catonsville; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

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