John H. Bandiere, a retired real estate agent and appraiser and combat veteran of World War II, died Thursday of cancer at the Stella Maris Hospice in Dulaney Valley. He was 72.
A Baltimore native, he attended Forest Park High School and Loyola College and graduated from the University of Maryland.
Mr. Bandiere served in the Army during the war, participating in the North African and European campaigns from Casablanca to Rome.
He later joined his father's real estate business and specialized in appraisals of real estate for federal, state and municipal governmental agencies in Maryland.
Mr. Bandiere, who lived in Baltimore, was an avid golfer and squash player, who played for a number of years at the University, Maryland and Baltimore Country clubs.
A memorial service will be held at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow at Towson Presbyterian Church, 400 W. Chesapeake Ave.
Survivors include his wife, the former Nancy Miller of Baltimore; two daughters, Rebecca Bandiere of New York and Leslie Doyle of Florida; a son, Adam Bandiere of Ocean City; and two grandchildren.
The family suggested memorial contributions to Towson Presbyterian Church.