Death notices

October 23, 2002|By SUN STAFF

ROWE, Charles W. On October 17, 2002, CHARLES WILLIAM ROWE, beloved husband of Audrey (nee Barnett)Rowe; devoted father of William and Thomas Rowe, Katherine Baker, and Barbara Barth; loving father-in-law of Arline Rowe, Robert Baker, Sr. , Joseph Horner, Jr. and the late Mary Rowe; dear grandfather b BING b of Matthew, Jennifer, Thomas and JoAnne Rowe, Melissa Barth, Garrett Rowe, Susan Barth, and Christopher and Mollie Rowe. Mr. Rowe has donated his body to the Anatomy Board. A Memorial Mass will be held on Saturday, October 26, 2002 11 am at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Church. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Charles a name to the church, c/o Wilma Short-principle, 8501 Loch Raven Blvd. , Baltimore MD 21286.

RUDACILLE, Matthew On October 21, 2002, MATTHEW M. RUDACILLE beloved son of Wendell b Bud b and Carol Rudacille, loving brother of Christopher C. Rudacille, dear grandson of Margaret Rudacille. Also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Family will receive friends at the WITZKE FUNERAL HOMES INC. , 5555 Twin Knolls Road, Columbia (Route 175 and Thunderhill Road)on Thursday and Friday 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 PM. The funeral service will be held Saturday 11 AM from the funeral home. Interment Columbia Memorial Park. Should friends desire contributions may be made to Grassroots, 6700 Freetown Road, Columbia, MD, 21044.

SEELINGER, Pearl On Monday, October 21, 2002, PEARL E. (nee Haynes). Mrs. Seelinger had been a long time resident of Woodlawn, MD, a 18 year resident of Crestwood Village in Frederick County and spent the last 2 years in Glade Valley Nursing Home, Walkersville, MD. Beloved wife of the late Harry O. Seelinger; devoted mother of Caroline M. Bogomaz and Thornton P. Seelinger; loving grandmother of Laura Bogomaz, Courtney Seelinger, and Sean Seelinger. Friends may call at Loring Byers Funeral Directors, Inc. , 8728 Liberty Road (two miles west of beltway exit 18-B), Saturday, 10 to 11:30 A. M. Graveside service, 12 noon, at Lake View Memorial Park.

SHAPIRO, Martin D. On October 22, 2002; MARTIN D. SHAPIRO. Beloved husband of Miriam Shapiro (nee Ornstein); devoted father of Susan Bills of Fort Myers, FL and Alan Shapiro of Annapolis, MD; uncle of Dr. Kenneth Stern; and brother of the late Dorothy Stern. Service and Interment private. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Heartland Hospice and Porter Dialysis, Pikesville, MD.

SHOCKLEY, Samuel B. On October 18, 2002 SAMUEL B. SHOCKLEY; beloved husband of Jean C. Shockley (nee Geipe); loving father of Thomas C. Shockley, Patrice S. Sorrel and Nancy S. Hendricks. Eight grandchildren also survived. A memorial service will be 11 A. M. Saturday at the Ashaland Presbyterian Church Cockeysville. Interment private. Memorials in his name to Oncology department of GBMC, 6701 North Charles Street, Baltimore 21204 would by appreciated. Arrangements by the family owned RUCK TOWSON FUNERAL HOME INC.

SIMMONS, Ralph A. On October 17, 2002, RALPH ALLISON SIMMONS of Fairhaven, Sykesville and formerly of St. Michael a s; beloved husband of Mary C. Simmons and the late Ann B. Simmons; devoted of Ralph Arthur Simmons, Robert W. Simmons and Barbara S. Unkle; loving father-in-law of Lise M. Simmons, Lee Simmons and Ben Unkle; dearest brother of the late Margaret Simmons. Also survived by nine grandchildren. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, October 26, 2002, at 11 A. M. from Fairhaven Chapel, 7200 Third Avenue, Sykesville, MD. Services and Interment will be held on Sunday, October 27, 2002, at 2 P. M. from Christ Episcopal Church, St. Michael a s, MD. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Muscular Dystrophy Association-ALS Division, 3300 East Sunrise Dr. , Tuscon, AZ 85718, the ALS Association, 27001 Agoura Road, Suite 150, Calabasas, CA 91301-5104 or the American Parkinson Disease Association, 1250 Hylan Blvd. , Suite 4B, Staten Island, NY 10305-1946. Arrangements are with Haight Funeral Home &Chapel, Sykesville.

STREAKER, Esther M. On October 21, 2002, ESTHER MARIE (nee Atkins)STREAKER; beloved wife of the late James Edwin Streaker; loving mother of Stephen and the late Lonnie R. Streaker, Darlene Collins, Rebecca Silvia and daughter-in-law Peggy Coe; dear sister of George B. Atkins and the late James Atkins and Ann Lee Trahan; devoted grandmother of four. Friends may call at the Slack Funeral Home, P. A. , 3871 Old Columbia Pike, Ellicott City, on Thursday 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P. M. Funeral Services from the above funeral home will be held on Friday at 11 A. M. Interment Meadowridge Memorial Park.

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