Laurence P. Molloy, 75, wagering consultantLaurence P...

November 17, 1998

Laurence P. Molloy, 75, wagering consultant

Laurence P. Molloy, a Baltimore native who was a consultant on pari-mutuel wagering, died Nov. 10 of an aneurysm at Greenville Memorial Hospital, Greenville, S.C. He was 75 and lived in Greenville.

Mr. Molloy, who graduated from Loyola College with honors in 1945, worked in public relations, new business operations and sales promotion for Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. for 16 years.

He worked weekends at Bowie, Laurel, Pimlico and Rosecroft racetracks and the old Baltimore Raceway, learning all phases of the business.

In 1963, he went into the horse and greyhound racing industries full time, becoming mutuel manager and then director of operations for the former Brandywine Raceway in Wilmington, Del., where he remained until 1985.

Mr. Molloy then went to Birmingham, Ala., and to Wisconsin, where he was general manager of the Wisconsin Dells Greyhound Park until he retired in 1995. He has been a consultant for racetracks in the United States and abroad.

Services will be held today in Greenville.

Survivors include his wife of 31 years, the former Virginia Holson; a daughter, Sharon Jensen of Wilmington; three sons, Air Force Col. Laurence P. Molloy Jr. of California, Michael Molloy of Wilmington and Sean P. Molloy of Greenville; and five grandchildren.

Irvin Greenberg, 87, mental health director

Irvin Greenberg, a psychologist and former director of the Baltimore County Division of Mental Health, died Nov. 12 of complications of a stroke at Gilchrest Hospice of Baltimore. He was 87.

A psychologist who incorporated the teachings of Eastern religions in his practice, Mr. Greenberg never retired and saw patients on Saturdays, according to his wife of 24 years, Lucy Calder.

Mr. Greenberg, a Baltimore native, graduated from City College in 1927 and the Johns Hopkins University in 1931. He worked in the family real estate business until he served in the Army from 1944 to 1946. In 1954, he earned a doctorate in philosophy from the University of Pennsylvania.

He was a staff psychologist at the Veterans Administration agencies in Perry Point and Baltimore before he joined the Baltimore County Department of Public Health, where he became chief psychologist in 1958 and director of mental health in 1964. He left in 1968 for a private practice.

He married and was later divorced from the former Cynthia Ramer, who died in 1989.

Mr. Greenberg, who lived in Towson, requested no funeral service.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Lydia Skloven and Nancy Greenberg, both of Silver Spring; and a grandson. Annette C. Brouillard, a former Linthicum resident who had been a seamstress, died Friday of heart failure at Bayfront Medical Center in St. Petersburg, Fla. She was 76.

Known as Ann, she worked as a seamstress and, from the late 1960s until 1974, in the catalog department of the Glen Burnie Sears, Roebuck and Co. store.

A resident of St. Petersburg since 1983, the former Annette DeBlois was born in Woonsocket, R.I. In 1948, she married Joseph Brouillard, a career Army officer, and they moved to Linthicum in 1965 after he was discharged. He died in 1985.

A Mass of Christian burial was offered yesterday in St. Petersburg.

She is survived by a son, Donald Brouillard of Glen Burnie; a brother, Andre DeBlois of Woonsocket; four sisters, Jeanne Lamouraux of Woonsocket, Lucy Brisson of Blackstone, Mass., Cecile Jaboury of Owatonna, Minn., and Claire Brisson of Fort Myers, Fla.; and two grandchildren.

G. Edward Fisher, 58, manager at Bethlehem Steel

G. Edward Fisher, a former Baltimore resident and retired Bethlehem Steel Corp. warehouse manager, died Wednesday of cancer at Lucerne Medical Center in Orlando, Fla. He was 58 and lived in Apopka, Fla.

Known as "Fish," he joined Bethlehem Steel in Buffalo, N.Y., in the early 1960s. He was later promoted to warehouse manager at the company's Sparrows Point shipyard and retired in 1993.

At the time of his death, he was managing a warehouse for PCI, a paper company in Apopka.

Born in Mount Morris, N.Y., and raised in Buffalo where he graduated from high school, Mr. Fisher served in the Army from 1958 to 1961.

A memorial service will be held Saturday in Florida.

He is survived by his wife of 36 years, the former Mary McGuire; two sons, Mark Fisher of Fort Worth, Texas, and Chris Fisher of Dallas; two daughters, Maggie Lee of Apopka and Cathy Jones of Los Angeles; five brothers, Ron Fisher of Apopka, Brad Fisher of Attica, N.Y., Joe Fisher of Buffalo, Howard Fisher of Manchester, N.Y., and Pat Fisher of Scottsdale, Ariz; three sisters, Dorothy St. Pierre of Attica, Jackie Wojcik of Buffalo and Joyce Cackovich of Hamburg, N.Y.; and two grandchildren.

Correction

Mary C. Yates: The headline for the obituary for Mary C. Yates in yesterday's editions incorrectly put Mrs. Yates' age at 93. She was 95. The Sun regrets the error.

Pub Date: 11/17/98

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