Charles K. BerryPost office supervisorCharles K. Berry,...


Charles K. Berry

Post office supervisor

Charles K. Berry, a retired supervisor at the main post office in Baltimore, died Saturday of cancer at the Manor Care Towson Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Services for Mr. Berry, who was 77 and lived on De Soto Road in the city, will be at 8 tonight at the Hubbard Funeral Home, 4107 Wilkens Ave.

He retired 20 years ago after working 35 years for the U.S. Postal Service.

Born in Baltimore, he was a 1933 graduate of Polytechnic Institute.

He was a member of the Army's 29th Division during World War II. He was wounded in Europe and awarded a Purple Heart. He also served in the Pacific.

Mr. Berry belonged to the American Legion, the Veterans of Foreign Wars, the Disabled American Veterans and the 29th Division Association. He also was a member of the Oldtimers Baseball Association of Maryland and the Boomerang Club, which was started by a group of members of the Boy Scouts.

He is survived by two sisters, Dorothy B. Tevis of Westminster and Betty B. Ernst of Cub Hill; two nieces; and three nephews.

Ann F. Forbush

College instructor

Ann Farquhar Forbush, a former staff member for the Maryland Historical Society and a former college instructor, died Thursday at Keswick of complications from Alzheimer's disease.

Memorial services for Mrs. Forbush, who was 62, will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Friends Meetinghouse in Sandy Spring.

Mrs. Forbush was married to William Byron Forbush II, headmaster of the Friends School in Baltimore. She was a graduate of Sherwood High School, and held a degree from Hollins College in Roanoke, Va.

A trained pianist, Mrs. Forbush also earned a master's degree in education from the Johns Hopkins University and later taught at the Community College of Baltimore.

Mrs. Forbush is survived by her husband; her mother, Helen N. Farquhar of Sandy Spring; her daughter, Marjorie N. Forbush of Wooster, Ohio; two sons, William B. Forbush III of Watertown, Mass., and Norman D. Forbush of Syracuse, N.Y.; a sister, Margaret F. Adelfio of Chevy Chase; a brother, Gordon N. Farquhar of Weekapaug, R.I.; and two grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Forbush Scholarship Fund at Friends School of Baltimore, 5114 N. Charles St., Baltimore 21210.

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