Howard Freddie Weinberg, 58, stockbroker, fund-raiserHoward Freddie...


Howard Freddie Weinberg, 58, stockbroker, fund-raiser

Howard Freddie Weinberg, a stockbroker with Legg Mason Wood Walker Inc. who was a fund-raiser for educational and medical institutions, died Wednesday from complications of a stroke at University of Maryland Medical Center. He was 58 and lived in Pikesville.

Mr. Weinberg, known as "Freddie," worked for 32 years in Legg Mason's Pikesville office.

Born above his family's Laurens Street grocery, he moved to Northwest Baltimore in 1954. He was a 1959 graduate of City College and earned a bachelor's degree from Loyola College in 1963. He served in the Army Reserve.

Services were held yesterday. He is survived by his wife of 23 years, the former Sara Fisher; his mother, Goldie Weinberg of Pikesville; a brother, Ron Weinberg of Pikesville; a sister, Diana Weinberg of Baltimore; two stepsons, Darren Friedman and Ben Friedman, both of Baltimore; a stepdaughter, Beth Goldstein of Owings Mills; and three grandchildren.

Gregory A. Skillman, 45, photographer, gardener

Gregory A. Skillman, a professional photographer for more than two decades and an avid gardener, died Monday when his pickup truck collided with another pickup near Fallston. He was 45.

A resident of Joppa since 1990, Mr. Skillman had worked for 10 years at K. C. Color Lab in Remington. Earlier, he worked for Gordon Color Labs and Morton Tadder Associates.

Born in Baltimore and raised in Linthicum, Mr. Skillman was a graduate of Andover High School. A 1973 graduate of the Naval Photography School in Pensacola, Fla., he was a photographer with the Navy in Spain until he was discharged in 1976.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. today at Schimunek Funeral Home, 610 W. MacPhail Road in Bel Air.

He is survived by his wife of 20 years, the former Patricia Mulligan; his parents, William A. Skillman and Anne C. Skillman of Linthicum; a brother, Thomas R. Skillman of Baltimore; a sister, Karen S. Brash of Canton; and several nephews and nieces.

Lawrence R. Perry Sr., 65, owned Perry's Corner Store

Lawrence Richard Perry Sr., a store owner, died Feb. 12 of cancer at his home in Cordova. He was 65.

Since 1987, Mr. Perry had owned and operated Perry's Corner Store in Cordova, a general store and delicatessen that also sold groceries and liquor.

Earlier, he was a comptroller for Airpax in Cambridge and Westinghouse Electric Corp. in Annapolis, and at Peggy's Diner in Grasonville, which his mother opened in 1940.

Born in Highlandtown, he moved to Grasonville and graduated from Severn High School. He earned a bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Baltimore.

A memorial service will be held today at 2 p.m. at Bay Country Moose Lodge, on Route 18 in Queenstown.

He is survived by his wife of 31 years, the former Virginia Mac Baxter; two sons, Lawrence R. Perry Jr. of Trappe and Jeffrey W. Perry of Cordova; two daughters, Laura Faith Perry of Cordova and Paula Margaret Kougoures of Stevensville; a sister, Catherine P. Sylvester of Grasonville; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

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