Thomas Frey, 56, a pediatric ophthalmologist in Northern Virginia and a past president of the Virginia Society of Ophthalmology, died of cancer July 10 at Fairfax Hospital. He lived in Annandale.

Dr. Frey was on the staffs of Fairfax, Fair Oaks, Arlington and Alexandria hospitals, and directed the pediatric ophthalmology bureau at Fairfax Hospital. He also was the staff ophthalmologist to the Washington Redskins football team and an associate clinical professor at the George Washington University School of Medicine. He was a consultant to the Northern Virginia Training School for the Mentally Retarded.

A native of New York City, Dr. Frey graduated from Cornell University and received his medical degree from Northwestern University. He served in the Air Force in the early 1960s and moved to the Washington area in 1965.

He had a private practice in ophthalmology for three years, then took a yearlong fellowship at Children's Hospital in pediatric ophthalmology. From 1969 until his death, he had practices in Falls Church and Fairfax.

Dr. Frey was a director of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and chairman of its board of counselors, and a director of the National Children's Eye Care Foundation. He was a member of the Olam Tikvah Congregation in Fairfax.

Survivors include his wife, Sue Frey, whom he married in 1958, of Annandale; three children, Robert B. Frey of New Carrollton, Erin E. Frey of Annandale and Heather Frey Zabrowski of Woodbridge; his father, Theodore Frey of Fairfax; and a sister, Margery Small of Valley Stream, N.Y.


FDIC Employee

Louise Robertson Deno, 75, who worked for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. for 32 years before retiring in 1970, died July 11 at a hospital in Kilmarnock, Va. She died of a heart attack after an asthma attack.

Mrs. Deno, a Washington native who had lived in Bethesda since 1952, was vacationing when she was stricken.

She joined the FDIC as a secretary and served many years as an executive secretary to high FDIC officials. She retired as the agency's acting secretary.

Mrs. Deno was a member of Woman's National Democratic Club and the Congressional Country Club. She attended Bradley Hills Presbyterian Church in Bethesda.

Survivors include her husband, Sheldon O. Deno of Bethesda, and two sisters, Doris R. Evans and Patricia R. Dockham, both of Chevy Chase.