Dorsey, Roger W.

November 03, 2005

ROGER W. DORSEY departed this life on Tuesday, November 1, 2005 at his residence in Jessup, MD; beloved husband of the late Abbie M. Dorsey; devoted father of two daughters, three sons, 13 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, four sisters, two daughters-in-law, two sisters-in-law, one brother in-law, one son-in-law, a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by one son. Family will receive friends at the First Baptist Church of Guilford, 7504 Oakland Mills Road Columbia, MD on Monday, November 7, 2005 from 10 am until funeral services at 11 am. Rev. Dr. John Wright, Officiating. Interment Guilford Memorial Park Arrangements by: SNOWDEN FUNERAL HOME. DOWLING, 85, a resident of Baltimore, died on November 1, 2005, from complications resulting from chronic pneumonia and a massive stroke. He was born on January 14, 1920, a devoted and loving husband. Ed is survived by his wife of 57 years, Helen (nee Blayer) of Rossiter, PA; his daughter, Barbara Hughes (husband, John) and grandchildren, Erin and Brett Hughes of Baltimore; daughter, Janet Dowling of Sykesville; son, Matthew Dowling (wife, Jeannette) and grandchildren, Jacob, Zachary and Emily Dowling of Westminster. Ed's children, Edmond, Jr. and Geralyn Dowling predeceased him. Ed is also survived by his sisters, Virginia Callahan and Mary Greenwell and brothers, Howard and John Dowling, all of Maryland. His sisters, Ann Krug, Catherine Geis and Naomi Kauffman predeceased him. Ed was a WWII Veteran and member of the Dewey Lowman American Legion Post 109. He was a former employee of the B & O Railroad and retired from Western Electric. His hobbies included gardening, singing and recycling cans. A jovial Irishman with a loving sense of humor, Ed was always ready to help someone in need. He will be greatly missed. Visitation will be at the Hubbard Funeral Home, Inc., 4107 Wilkens Avenue on November 4, from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M. Mass of Christian Burial will be on November 5, at 10 A.M. at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church. Interment in New Cathedral Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Agnes Quality Care for AICU, in care of Foundation Department MB123, 900 S. Caton Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21229 or to Little Sisters of the Poor, 601 Maiden Choice Lane, Catonsville, MD 21228.

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