February 27, 1991

These obituaries were provided by area funeral homes.


Mark J. Pearce, 23, died Monday at his home. He was the son of Christopher J. and Dorothy C. Pearce of here. In addition to his parents, survivors include a sister, Nancy M. Hawse of here; brothers Christopher E. Pearce and Joseph E. Pearce, both of here; and paternal grandmother, Eileen Pearce of Florida. Services are at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Burrier Funeral Home, 1212 W. Old Liberty Road, Winfield. Friends may call at the funeral home from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. today.


Thomas E. Stocksdale, 71, died Friday at his home. He was the husband of Jacqueline M.Stocksdale. A self-employed builder, he was a member of the AmericanLegion and the Boumi Temple. In addition to his wife, survivors include a daughter, Sharon S. Kelley of North Carolina; son, Thomas A. Stocksdale, of California; sisters, Edith Nuse and Helen Chilcoat, bothof Hanover, Pa.; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild. The family requests memorial donations be made to Carroll Hospice, 30 Carroll St., Westminster.


Lake G. Weant, 87, a Pennsylvania resident, died Friday at Hanover General Hospital. Twicemarried, he was the husband of the late Grace S. Weant and the late Lucy K. Weant. A retired farmer, he was a member of the Carroll County Farm Bureau. Survivors include sons, Carl E. Weant of Taneytown andMerle C. Weant of here, and three grandchildren.


P. John Medina, 28, died Feb. 20 in Pennsylvania. He was the son of Pedro and Alverna B. Medina and the husband of Debra K. Medina.He had worked in a wall-covering plant in Pennsylvania. In addition to his wife and parents, survivors include a son, Joshua Medina; sisters, Pina Kline and Susan Medina of Pennsylvania; brothers, Joseph Medina of Pennsylvania and Gerald Medina of here.

New Windsor

Emilija V. Callier, infant daughter of Randolph L. Calliflower and Vida A. Galinaitis, died Saturday at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore. In addition to her parents, survivors include maternal grandparents,Bernard and Ruta Galinaitis of Pleasant Valley; paternal grandmotherand step-grandfather, Margaret M. and Lewis B. Gorsuch of Taneytown;paternal grandfather, Kenneth T. Calliflower of Pennsylvania; maternal great-grandparents, Kazimieras P. and Herta E. Motgabis of West Germany; and paternal great-grandmother, Arabell D. Brashears of Westminster. Graveside services will be at 12:30 p.m. Thursday at Pipe Creek Cemetery here. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the New Windsor Funeral Home of D. D. Hartzler.

Cindy Lee DiRocco-Peak, 36, died Thursday of leukemia at the University of Maryland Hospital in Baltimore. She was the daughter of Nicholas and Marion DiRocco and the wife of James R. Peak. Other survivors include daughters, Marion L. DiRocco-Peak and Lisa M. DiRocco-Peak, both of here; sisters, Candy L. Iacenda, Kasey M. Cram, Nicky D. Hackley, Torry S. Lowry and Tamy L. Malico; and brothers, Tony N. DiRocco and Randy J. DiRocco.


H. Jack Burden, 64, a Baltimore County resident, died Friday at Carroll County General Hospital. He was the husband of Margaret B. Burden. A certified public accountant, he was a U.S. Army Air Force veteran of World War II. In addition to his wife, survivorsinclude sons, Michael Burden of Hampstead and Raymond Burden of here, and five grandchildren.


William E. Trayer Jr., 57, died Feb. 19 at Baltimore County General Hospital. He was the son of William E. Trayer Sr. of here and the late Kathryn A. Trayer. He was the husband of Sally F. Trayer. He was a plumber and a member of Flohrville United Methodist Church. In addition to his wife and father, survivors include sons, Kevin E. Trayer and David W. Trayer,both of here; sister, Debbie Chronister of Westminster; brother, Gary L. Trayer of here; and aunt, Ruth L. Trayer of Westminster.

William T. Whittaker, 75, died Feb. 19 in Baltimore. He was the husband of Bessie D. Whittaker. A retired farmer and truck driver, he was a member of Johnsville United Methodist Church. In addition to his wife, survivors include daughters, Artrell Ambush and Tina McQuay, both of here; and three grandchildren.


Gladys V. Shockley, 94, died Feb. 17 at her home. She was the wife of the late Peter L. Shockley. Survivors include daughters, Mary A. Reaver, Sarah K. Brower and Bertha M. Shockley, all of here; four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson. The family requestsmemorial donations be made to Taneytown Baptist Church, 4159 Sells Mill Road, where she was a member.


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