Max Baumann, 81, principal in Baltimore County...


Max Baumann, 81, principal in Baltimore County schools

Max Baumann, a retired Baltimore County school principal, died of an infection Wednesday at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was 81 and lived in Owings Mills.

Employed for 30 years with the Baltimore County Board of Education, he had been principal of Sudbrook Junior High School, Milford Mill Senior High School and Randallstown Senior High School until retiring in 1979.

Born in New York, he served in the Army in World War II and was stationed in France and Germany. He was discharged in 1946.

He was a graduate of the City College of New York and held a master's degree in liberal arts from the Johns Hopkins University and a master of education from the University of Maryland. His thesis on vocational training in Baltimore was displayed in Enoch Pratt Free Central Library in 1948.

He was a former member of the Covenant Lodge of B'nai Brith. He also had served as president of the Secondary School Principals Association of Baltimore County.

After retiring, he was a volunteer for the Baltimore County Department of Aging and served on the Baltimore County Foster Care Review Board.

In 1949, he married Diana Eisenstadt, who survives him.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Temple Emmanuel, 909 Berrymans Lane, Reisterstown, where he served as congregation president from 1955 to 1957.

He is also survived by a son, Hal Baumann of Louisville, Ky.; two daughters, Anna Baumann of Pikesville and Ruth Schifrin of Highland Park, Ill.; and five grandchildren.

Marlene E. Fernando, 59, seamstress, doll collector

Marlene E. Fernando, a former seamstress and doll collector, died Wednesday of cancer at Hospice House in Easton. She was 59.

Mrs. Fernando had worked for many years at Beltway Cleaners on Harford Road, where she had been a seamstress.

She moved to Kissimmee, Fla., in 1983 where she worked in telemarketing before returning to Parkville in 1997. She had been a resident of Easton since last year.

Born Marlene Brown, she was raised in Parkville, and was a graduate of Baltimore County public schools. She was married in 1964 to Jorge Fernando, a corrections officer at the House of Correction in Jessup, who died in 1997.

Services were private.

She is survived by a daughter, Tanya E. Donohue of Easton, and two grandchildren.

Charles E. Dvorak, 67, real estate broker

Charles E. Dvorak, a retired real estate broker and a founder of the Maryland Eye Bank, died Wednesday of congestive heart failure at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin. The Ocean City resident was 67.

Mr. Dvorak, who retired to the resort community in 1996, had worked as a real estate broker for Beneficial Plus in Rosedale from 1977 until retiring in 1996. Earlier, he was the founder and owner of CED Realty, which he operated from 1955 until 1977.

The Rosedale native and former resident was a co-founder in 1962 of the Maryland Eye Bank, one of the largest suppliers of surgical corneal tissue in the world.

He was a former active communicant and usher at St. Clement Mary Hofbauer Roman Catholic Church in Rosedale, where he was also a member of the church's council. He was a former district governor of Lions Club District No. 22A.

He was a 1950 graduate of Mount St. Joseph High School and Dundalk Community College. A clarinet player, he was a member of the Army Band and served in Germany during the Korean conflict.

He also enjoyed playing the organ and was an avid fisherman, hunter and boater.

He was a communicant of St. John Neumann Roman Catholic Church in Ocean Pines, where a Mass of Christian burial was offered yesterday.

He is survived by his wife of 49 years, the former Shirley M. Taylor; a son, Charles D. Dvorak of White Marsh; a daughter, Michele E. Tremblay of Baltimore; a brother, David D. Dvorak of Aberdeen; and three grandchildren.

Mary E. Kagle, 92, homemaker

Mary E. Kagle, a homemaker and Annapolis resident, died Wednesday of an acute spinal cord injury at Washington Hospital Center. She was 92.

Mrs. Kagle had lived in Sparrows Point for 40 years with her husband, a steel worker with Bethlehem Steel Corp., before moving to Severna Park and later to Pasadena.

The former Mary Ellison, the daughter of an Anne Arundel County farmer, was educated in Annapolis public schools. She was married in 1935 to Leroy Kagle, who died in 1963.

She was a member of the Arnold Senior Center.

Services for Mrs. Kagle will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Calvary United Methodist Church, 301 Rowe Blvd., Annapolis.

She is survived by a son, Roy Kagle of Harwood; two daughters, Jeane Hundley of Bel Air and Marilyn Bandy of Annapolis; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

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