Stanley M. Berdine, 68, who was a civilian employe with the Navy and then the Army for a total of 32 years before retiring in 1973, died Friday in his home in Falls Church after a heart attack.
Mr. Berdine came to Washington from his native West Virginia in 1941 and began a 20-year career with the U.S. Naval Weapons Plant here as a coppersmith.
He joined the Army Department in 1961 and was a lialson offier with the Bureau of Naval Weapons. He then joined the office of the Army's comptroller, where he worked until retiring.
For the past 30 years he also had helped run the public address system at Washington Redskin football games. His hobbies included hunting and he was a life member of the National Rifle Association.
Mr. Berdine had attended Fairmont State College in Fairmont, W. Va.
He was the resident of the Army Meritorious Civilian Service Award.
His wife, the former Mary Catherine Sullivan, died in 1974.
Survivors include his four daughters, Mary Gail Swenson of Sterling, Va., Bettieanne Parmer of Manassas, Nancy Jane Nein of Pineville, and Nora Lee Berdine of Falls Church; his mother, Mertha E. Berdine, and two sisters, Gayle B. Talbott and Phyllis B. Hart, all of Fairmont.