Mcnamara, Charles F.

April 09, 2006

On April 4, 2006, CHARLES FREDERICK Mc NAMARA, beloved father of Erin Peters and her husband Marc; loving grandfather of Patrick Mc Namara and Brooke and Jordan Peters; dear brother of Catherine Wolfe, Mary Heck and Dorothy Zeller. Proud uncle of many nieces and nephews. Funeral from the Gregory J. Gonce Funeral Home, P.A., 169 Riviera Drive, Pasadena on Monday at 11:30 A.M. Interment in Maryland Veteran Cemetery, Crownsville. Family request friends call on Sunday 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M. Those who wish may contribute to the American Cancer Society. SR., died in peace in Baltimore, MD, beloved by his son, Dr. J. Glenn Morris, Jr., daughter-in-law, Dr. Deborah Morris, grandchildren Amy, Lili, and Polly, nieces, nephews, and other family members, and a host of friends across the globe. Born in 1918, Dr. Morris and his wife, Polly, served from 1946-1988 as Southern Baptist missionaries in China, Thailand, and Hong Kong. Dr. Morris, a New Testament scholar and teacher, founded the Thailand Baptist Theological Seminary, which celebrated it's 50th anniversary in 2002, and served for many years as pastor of Grace Baptist Church in Bangkok. In addition to the seminary in Thailand, he taught in the Baptist Theological Seminaries in Tsingdao, Shanghai, and Hong Kong, and was a mentor of a generation of pastor in Thailand and China. A memorial service will be held at Calvary Baptist Church, Towson, on Sunday, April 23, at 5 P.M. In place of flowers, friends are asked to make a contribution to the J. Glenn Morris Presidents Chair Endowment Fund, Thailand Baptist Theological Seminary, c/o Calvary Baptist Church, 120 W. Pennsylvania Avenue, Towson, MD 21204.

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