On March 10, 2011 Robert Bergschneider, born January 8, 1947 in Springfield, Illinois; beloved son of Irene Bergscheider and the late Werner Bergschneider of Joliet, Illinois; dear nephew of Mary Bulpitt of Springfield, Illinois and loving companion of Sandra Kenney of Glenelg, Maryland. Bob was a strong, intelligent and caring person, loved animals and was gifted in directing, writing, photography and history. He came to Maryland in 1979 to work at Maryland Public Television as a Studio Supervisor and cinematographer, where he won numerous awards for his work. He then moved to WJZ-TV as a cinematographer and also freelanced for numerous in-house productions for Bell Atlantic Corporate Television, where he won national awards for cinematography and direction. He will be missed by his many friends.
Funeral services were held Monday, March 14, 2011 at the family owned Ruck Towson Funeral Home, Inc., in Towson, MD. Interment was held at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens in Timonium, MD. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Maryland SPCA, Development Office, 3300 Falls Road, Baltimore, MD 21211.
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