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Dr. Edward Hopf Sr.

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Dr. Edward Warren Hopf Sr., retired chief of the Bureau of Medical Services and Communicable Disease in the Baltimore County Health Department, died Wednesday of heart disease at the University of Maryland Medical Center.

Services for the 66-year-old Timonium resident were to be conducted at 11 a.m. today at St. John's Lutheran Church of Blenheim, Dulaney Valley and Manor roads.


With the Health Department from 1965 until his retirement in 1988, he was instrumental in the establishment of the Employees Health Clinic of Baltimore County.

Born in Baltimore, he was a graduate of Patterson Park High School and served during World War II in the Navy as a hospital corpsman aboard a destroyer.

Returning to Baltimore, he graduated from Loyola College and ++ the University of Maryland Medical School. He served an internship and residency at Mercy Hospital.

He then maintained a general practice in East Baltimore for eight years until he became a full-time student in 1964 at the Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, where he earned a master's degree.

He is survived by his wife of 35 years, the former Nancy J. Teeter; and two sons, Edward W. Hopf Jr. and Karl E. Hopf, both of Timonium.

Milton A. Dugger

College dean

Milton A. Dugger, retired dean of community services at what is now the Baltimore City Community College, died Tuesday of a stroke as a complication of Parkinson's disease at the Meridian Healthcare Center at Brightwood.


Services for the 75-year-old Village of Cross Keys resident were to be conducted at 11:30 a.m. today at Grace Presbyterian Church, 2604 Bannister Road.

He retired in 1977 after 10 years as a full-time administrator at the college, where he had become a part-time evening division ** psychology instructor in 1963. The full-time work at the college began after his retirement as principal of the George Street Elementary School, which he had opened in the mid-1960s. A former elementary school teacher, he had been a vice principal or principal of elementary schools since 1946.

Born in Baltimore, he was a February 1934 graduate of Douglass High School. In 1937, he graduated from what is now Coppin State College. Later, he earned a bachelor's degree at Morgan State University and a master's degree at Loyola College. He did further graduate work at the University of Maryland and at Rutgers University.

He is survived by his wife, the former Margaret Lorraine Whyte; three sons, James Alfred, Charles Anthony and Milton A. Dugger Jr.; a daughter, Denise Thornton; a sister, Alice Patterson; a brother, Joseph Mickey; and 10 grandchildren.

Louis M. Caslin

Paint store manager


Louis Michael Caslin, a retired paint store manager, died Wednesday of congestive heart failure at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center.

A Mass of Christian burial for the 69-year-old Towson resident was to be offered at 10 a.m. today at Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church, Baltimore and Ware avenues in


He retired after a stroke in 1973 as manager of the Sherwin-Williams Co. store on Allegheny Avenue in Towson where he had worked since the end of World War II. Earlier, he had worked at the company's store in Waverly.

During World War II, he served in the Army in the China-Burma-India Theater.

A native of the Baltimore County community of Texas, he was a 1941 graduate of Calvert Hall College.


Mr. Caslin, father of two Baltimore County police officers, was an auxiliary policeman in the county. He is survived by his wife of 46 years, the former Jessie Harbaugh; a daughter, Laura Dupont of Towson; three sons, L. Timothy Caslin of Parkville, Jeffrey M. Caslin of Fallston and Michael P. Caslin of Ocean City; a sister, Edna Marie Caslin of Las Vegas; and nine grandchildren.

The family suggested memorial contributions to the Baltimore County Police Assistance and Relief Fund.