Edward J. Sybert, 84, metal supply firm executiveEdward J...

April 10, 1996

Edward J. Sybert, 84, metal supply firm executive

Edward J. Sybert, a retired business executive, died Friday of respiratory failure at Lorien Frankford Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was 84 and lived in Stoneleigh.

He retired in 1972 as vice president and sales manager of Brass & Copper Supply Co., a distributor of nonferrous metal products where he began working in 1937.

Born and raised in Elkridge, he was a 1930 graduate of Calvert Hall College and earned a bachelor's degree from Loyola College in 1934. He received a law degree in 1939 from the University of Maryland School of Law but never practiced.

During World War II, he served in the Navy and was discharged in 1945 with the rank of lieutenant commander.

He was a member of the Mount Washington Club and a communicant for many years at St. Pius X Roman Catholic

Church, 6428 York Road.

In 1943, he married Eleanor McIntyre, who died in 1994.

A Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 9 a.m. today at St. Ignatius Roman Catholic Church, 740 N. Calvert St.

He is survived by two sons, Allender Sybert of Baltimore and Edward McIntyre Sybert of Baltimore; and two grandchildren.

William F. Bittner Sr., 80, Armco Steel supervisor

William F. "Bill" Bittner Sr., a retired steel worker, died of cancer Sunday at Northwest Medical Center. He was 80 and lived in Granite.

He retired in 1979 from Armco Steel, where he was supervisor of the melting department. He began working in 1933 for the Rust- less Iron and Steel Co., which later was taken over by Armco.

Born and raised in Govans, he was a 1933 graduate of Vocational-Technical High School, where he was an All-Maryland football player for four years.

He kept horses on his 7-acre Granite farm. "He loved horses and used to ride," said his son, William F. Bittner Jr. of Columbia.

In 1933, he married Clara Donohue, who died in 1989.

Services will be held at 2: 30 p.m. today at Harry H. Witzke Family Funeral Home, 4112 Columbia Pike, Ellicott City.

Other survivors include two sisters, Myrtle L. Carmine of Rockville and Emma Graham of Florida; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Joan Muriel Hall, 66, packer at Maryland Biscuit

Joan Muriel Hall, a packer at the former Maryland Biscuit Co. on South Charles Street, died Sunday of pneumonia at Knollwood Manor Nursing Home in Millersville. The Brooklyn Park resident was 66.

Born in Washington, she moved to East Chase Street in Baltimore with her family when she was a youngster and attended high school here.

In 1950, she began working at Maryland Biscuit and was with the firm for 15 years.

The former Joan Bell married Coleman M. Hall in 1954 and they moved to Arbutus, then to Brooklyn Park in 1962.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. today at Gonce Funeral Home, 4001 Ritchie Highway.

Survivors include her husband; a son, Timothy C. Hall of Brooklyn Park; two brothers, Lewis Bell of St. Alban's, Maine, and Edmund Bell of Ferndale; a sister, Joyce Knox of York, Pa.; and several nephews and nieces.

Arthur M. "Otts" Elliott, 67, Sun mailroom dispatcher

Arthur M. "Otts" Elliott, a retired Baltimore Sun mailroom dispatcher, died Saturday at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. The Northeast Baltimore resident was 67.

Mr. Elliott who retired from the publishing company in 1990, ending a career that began in 1947.

He was born and raised in Northeast Baltimore and attended city schools. He enjoyed shooting pool, going to the track and fishing and crabbing.

Services are scheduled for 11 a.m. today at Leonard J. Ruck Inc., Harford Road and Echodale Avenue.

He is survived by a brother, Bertram R. Elliott of Eastpoint; and many nieces and nephews.

Stephen C. Kaminski services to be Saturday

Services for Stephen C. Kaminski, a Baltimore native and U.S. Department of Commerce employee, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in the chapel of Loudon Park Funeral Home, 3620 Wilkens Ave.

Mr. Kaminski, Commerce Secretary Ronald H. Brown and 33 others were killed April 3 in a plane crash in Croatia.

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