Anne M. Royer, 92, city public school educator

Anne M. Royer, a retired Baltimore public school educator and longtime member of Mount Vernon Place United Methodist Church, died July 12 of pneumonia at Roland Park Place. She was 92.

Miss Royer was born in Baltimore and raised in Minot, N.D., and later Chicago before returning to Forest Park. She was a 1928 graduate of Forest Park High School and earned her teaching certificate in 1930 from the State Normal School in Towson, now Towson University.


She embarked on a 40-year career at Louisa May Alcott Elementary School and later was promoted to vice principal at Lyndhurst Elementary School, from which she retired in 1970.

After retiring from city schools, she spent three months traveling around the world aboard a freighter. She also had traveled extensively in Europe.


A longtime Charles Village resident, Miss Royer had lived since the mid-1980s at Roland Park Place. Into her later years, Miss Royer volunteered at Keswick Multi-Care Center and read to blind residents.

She was a 53-year member of Mount Vernon Place United Methodist Church, where she had been a member of the Altar Guild and sang with the choir.

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. July 26 at Roland Park Place, 830 W. 40th St.

Miss Royer is survived by many cousins.

For the record

Anne M. Royer: An obituary in Saturday's editions for Anne M. Royer, who died July 12, incorrectly reported the time of her memorial service. It will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Roland Park Place, 830 W. 40th St. The Sun regrets the error.