Edward W. Bauman Sr., 89, a retired executive director of the National Slag Association who was active in professional and church groups, died of cardiorespiratory arrest Oct. 16 at his home in Silver Spring.

Mr. Bauman moved to the Washington area during World War II and worked for the War Production Board during the war. He then joined the National Slag Association, from which he retired in 1963.

He was a past president of the Methodist Men at Marvin United Methodist Church in Silver Spring and was a member of Foundry United Methodist Church in Washington at the time of his death. He was a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, the American Society of Military Engineers, the American Road Builders Association, the American Iron and Steel Institute, and the Engineers Club of Washington.

Mr. Bauman was a native of Amherst, Ohio, and served with the Navy aboard the battleship Utah in European waters during World War I. A civil engineer by training, he had attended Ohio Northern University and Oberlin College.

His wife, Dorothy, died in 1976. His survivors include a son, the Rev. Edward W. Jr., of Bethesda; a brother, Samuel, of California; three grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.

DOROTHY INEZ TAYLOR,

69, a retired administrative assistant with the Air Force Intelligence Service and a former assistant librarian with the Montgomery County public schools, died of cancer Oct. 15 at Sibley Memorial Hospital. She lived in Silver Spring.

Miss Taylor went to work for the old Civil Service Commission in the early 1940s. She later worked for the Commerce Department and the Department of the Army before joining the Air Force Department in 1957. She retired in 1975.

For the next seven years, she was an assistant librarian with the Montgomery County public schools.

Miss Taylor was born in Washington and graduated from Roosevelt High School. She attended George Washington University and graduated from Strayer Business College.

She was a past regent of the Katherine Montgomery Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. She was the corresponding secretary of Chapter P of the PEO Sisterhood, and was a member of Mount Vernon Place United Methodist Church in Washington.

Survivors include one sister, Gladys M. Taylor of Silver Spring.

DR. GERALD R. JANTSCHER,

48, a tax policy analyst with the General Accounting Office for the past 10 years, died of cancer Oct. 17 at Georgetown University Hospital. He lived in Bethesda and maintained a home in Warm Springs, Va.

Dr. Jantscher was born in Chicago. He graduated from the California Institute of Technology and received a doctorate in economics from Columbia University. He later studied at the University of Manchester in England.

He moved to the Washington area in 1966 and joined the Office of Tax Analysis at the Treasury Department. From 1967 to 1977 he was a research associate at the Brookings Institute. Since 1977 he had been a tax policy analyst with GAO.

Dr. Jantscher had written several books, including "Bread Upon the Waters," published by the Brookings Institution.

Survivors include his wife, Milka Jantscher of Bethesda, and his stepmother, Maurine Jantscher of Alta Loma, Calif.

CONTE LUIGI CICALA,

88, a retired area tailor who had lived in the Washington area since moving here from his native Italy in 1952, died of cancer Oct. 16 at Sibley Memorial Hospital. He lived in Washington.

A master tailor, he earned a gold medal at a 1922 international exhibition in Rome for his work. After moving here, he worked for Garfinckel's, Saks Fifth Avenue and Lord & Taylor retail stores for 20 years before retiring in 1972.

Mr. Cicala was a member of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Washington and was a charter member of the Fiumedinisi Lodge of the Order of the Sons of Italy in Washington. He was knighted by the Republic of Italy for his service in the Italian Army during World War I.

Survivors include his wife, Clementine, of Washington; two sons, Melo, of Shepherdstown, W.Va., and Pino, of Washington; a sister, Josephine Ungaro of Messina, Sicily, and four grandchildren.