Norma L. Tacka


Secretary, 58

August 20, 1991|By These obituaries were provided by area funeral homes.

A memorial service for Norma Lee Tacka of Glen Burnie will take place at 11 a.m. today at Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery.

Mrs. Tacka, 58, died at home Aug. 17 after a 1 1/2-year bout with cancer.

Born in Baltimore, she lived locally all her life and was employed as a secretary at Westinghouse Corp.

Mrs. Tacka is preceded in death by her late husband, John G. Tacka Sr.

She is survived by three daughters, Debra Thomas of Severn, Christine Chamberlain of Salisbury and Lori Taylor of Laurel; a son, John G. Tacka Jr. of Pennsylvania; three brothers, one sister and six grandchildren.

Memorial donations may be made to Arundel Hospice Inc., 403 Headquarters Drive, Suite 1, Millersville, Md. 21108.



A memorial service for Jerry Rhodes of Glen Burnie will take place 9 a.m. today at Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Burial will follow the service at Cedar Hill Cemetery.

Mr. Rhodes, 34, died at home Aug. 16 after a brief illness.

A Washington native, he was employed as a deli manager for a local grocery store.

Mr. Rhodes is survived by hisparents, Jack B. and Wilma L. Rhodes of Glen Burnie; and two sisters, Tamara L. Cegleski and Cynthia A. Rhodes, both of Glen Burnie.



A Mass of Christian burial for John J. Nowakowski of Severn took place Aug. 19 at Our Lady of the Fields Catholic Church in Millersville.

Mr. Nowakowski, 74, died Aug. 16 at North Arundel Hospital of cardiac arrest.

Born in Baltimore, he worked as a produce laborer and lived locally for 50 years. Some of his interests included fishing, crabbing and gardening.

Mr. Nowakowski is survived by his wife, Helen L. Nowakowski; and three sons, John D. Nowakowski of Columbia, Dr. Martin P. Nowakowski of Odenton and Timothy G. Nowakowski of Holland, Mich.



A memorial service for Franklin N. Westcott, a lifelong resident of Glen Burnie, will take place 10:30 a.m. today at Kirkley Funeral Home. Burial will follow at the Maryland Veterans Cemetery in Crownsville.

Mr. Westcott, 67, died Aug. 17 at North Arundel Hospital of cardiac arrest.

The Salem, N.J., native was employed as a draftsmanat Westinghouse Corp. and served in the Navy during World War II.

Mr. Westcott is survived by his wife, Miriam A. Hartman Westcott; a son, Franklin P. Westcott of Glen Burnie; a brother, Robert B. Westcott of Riviera Beach; two grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

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