Dorman, Melvin F.

October 24, 2004

On Thursday, October 21, 2004, MELVIN F., beloved husband of Helen Clare (nee Miller), devoted father of Captain Brent A. Dorman, United States Navy, Retired, and his wife Linda; son-in-law of Helen Kennedy Miller and the late Andrew E. Miller; grandfather of Brian and Kirsten; great-grandfather of Jake Christopher. Friends may call at Loring Byers Funeral Directors, Inc., 8728 Liberty Rd., (2 miles west of Beltway Exit 18-B), Saturday and Sunday, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M. Requiem Mass will be celebrated by the Rev. Walter J. Mc Govern on Monday, October 25, at 9 A.M., at Holy Family Catholic Church. Interment Lake View Memorial Park. Drescher, Ph D., 61, of Cambridge, passed away suddenly on October 21, 2004 at his residence. He was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on June 12, 1943. After graduating from high school, Dr. Drescher received his Bachelor's Degree and Master's at University of Cincinnati and later his Ph D. at University of Louisville, KY in philosophy. He served as a medic in U.S. Army during Vietnam and was stationed in Germany. In 1978 Dr. Drescher moved to Baltimore and worked at Kennedy-Kreiger Institute as a researcher and later moved to Cambridge in 1984 and was employed at Eastern Shore Hospital Center as a Psychologist upon his death. On March 21, 1985 he married Joan Bohater Mansfield. Dr. Drescher enjoyed spending time on the water and riding his motorcycle. He is survived by his loving wife Joan Mansfield Drescher of Cambridge, six stepchildren, Jeffrey R. Mansfield, Mark D. Mansfield, Bridget M. Kansler, Thomas M. Mansfield, Timothy J. Mansfield all of Baltimore, M. Courtney Jordan of New York, 11 step great grandchildren. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, October 30, 2004 at 1 P.M. at Thomas Funeral Home, P.A. in Cambridge with Rev. J. Edward King officiating. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers Memorial contributions can be made to Dorchester County Humane Society, P.O. Box 132 Cambridge, MD 21613.

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