On Thursday, April 20, 2006, of Woodlawn, MD. He is survived by his five children, Donald H. Sparklin, Jr. of Riviera Beach, Timothy A. Sparklin of Catonsville, John B. Sparklin of Timonium, Rev. Paul C. Sparklin of Middle River, and Julia Marie C. Sparklin of Woodlawn; eight grandchildren; one sister, Ruth Ann Witte of Woodlawn, and two brothers, William C. Sparklin of Woodlawn and Robert Alan Wolfe, Sr. of Orlando; and many nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to call LORING BYERS FUNERAL DIRECTORS, INC., 8728 Liberty Road, (2 miles west of the 695 beltway, exit 18-B) on Sunday, April 23 and Monday, April 24 from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. A funeral mass will be held on Tuesday, April 25 at St. Gabriel Catholic Church, 6950 Dogwood Road, Baltimore, MD. Interment Lakeview Memorial Park, Sykesville, MD. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial donations be made in his name to Our Daily Bread and the Johns Hopkins Hospital Children's Oncology Center.