On Saturday April 5, 2003. Beloved wife of the late Francis E. Gardiner, Sr., mother of Ethel Frye of Frederick, MD., Francis E. "Skip" Gardiner Jr., of Edgewater, MD., Cecelia Orme of Preston, MD. and Noel Gardiner of Davidsonville, MD., sister of Charles Burch of St. Ingloes, MD. and Kenneth and Patrick Burch of Silver Spring, MD. Also survived by thirteen grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren. Friends may call at the GEORGE P. KALAS FUNERAL HOME, 2973 Solomons ISland Rd., Edgewater, MD on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M. Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Thursday April 10 at 11 A.M. at Our LAdy of Sorrows Catholic Church, West River, Md. Interment church cemetery, In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the scholarship fund, in her name, at the Ruritan Educational Grant Fund, Ruritan Foundation, P.O. Box 261, Davidsonville, MD., 21035.