On Monday, November 20, 2006, REV. NORMAN JOSEPH GIES, beloved son of the late William F., and Ethel A. Gies (nee Lochboehler) passed away in Clearwater, FL. Survivors include his sisters, Doris Cassidy, Elaine Flannagan, Sister Madonna Gies, RSM, Shirley Dougher, Janice Nelson and Patricia Gies, as well as many nieces and nephews, The family will receive friends on Sunday, November 26, at St. Agnes Catholic Church, 5422 Old Frederick Road, Baltimore, MD, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M. A Christian Wake Service will be held at 7 P.M. On Monday, November 27, a Concelebration Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Agnes Church at 11 A.M. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Father Gies Charitable Foundation for Third World Countries. Donations should be sent directly to Bank of America, Private Bank, 101 E. Kennedy Boulevard, Tampa, FL, 33602 or to the charity of your choice. Interment will be at New Cathedral Cemetery.