Irene S. Taylor, 77, worked for charity groupsIrene S...

July 14, 1999

Irene S. Taylor, 77, worked for charity groups

Irene S. Taylor, a lifelong Baltimore resident and homemaker who was active in charitable causes, died Saturday from complications of heart disease at her home on Clarks Lane. She was 77.

The former Irene Weinberg, she was a 1940 graduate of Forest Park High School. Her husband, Robert Taylor, died in 1990.

Mrs. Taylor had served as president of the Variety Club and the United Order of True Sisters, and enjoyed cards and bowling.

Services are at 10 a.m. today at Sol Levinson and Bros., 8900 Reisterstown Road in Pikesville.

She is survived by a son, Ira Taylor of Hinsdale, Ill.; a daughter, Shelli Meliker, of Owings Mills; a sister, Gloria Goldstein of Nashua, N.H; and six grandchildren.

Clarence T. Miller, 78, West Baltimore tailor

Services for Clarence T. Miller, a longtime tailor, will be held at 11: 30 a.m. today at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 4600 Rokeby Road in West Baltimore.

Mr. Miller, 78, died of respiratory failure July 3. His career began with an apprenticeship at age 14. He operated his shop at Pine and Franklin streets for many years and continued to do alterations in his West Baltimore home until last month.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, the former Frances C. Allen; three sons, Thomas P. Miller, Clarence L. Miller and David F. Miller, all of Baltimore; three daughters, Maryce Willis, of Dover, Del., and Frances E. Waddell and Francine J. Adams, both of Baltimore; two sisters, Emily Miller Diggs of New York and Dolores Miller Fields of Baltimore; 11 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Vincent J. O'Bryan, 75, Oriole Park security guard

Vincent J. O'Bryan, a security guard at Oriole Park at Camden Yards and retired elevator repairman, died Friday of heart failure at St. Agnes HealthCare. He was 75 and lived in Arbutus.

Born in Frederick, he was a graduate of Elkridge High School and served in the Navy in World War II and the Korean War.

He retired from his job as a Hopkins Plaza elevator repairman about 15 years ago, and worked in recent years as a security guard.

Mr. O'Bryan was a lifelong member of Grace Episcopal Church in Elkridge, where services were held yesterday.

Surviving are his wife, the former Maxine V. Gregor, whom he married in 1988; a daughter, Lisa A. McKinney of Hyattsville; and three grandchildren.

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