Edward Clarence Hornberger, 88, of Sykesville, died Saturday, May 4, 2013, at Seasons Hospice at Northwest Hospital in Randallstown.
Born Sept. 29, 1924, in Baltimore, he was the son of the late Emerald Edgar Hornberger and the late Mary Ellen Hampton Hornberger. He was the husband of the late Dolores Jean Hornberger.
He was an estimator for Maritime Administration. He served in the Navy during World War II
as a signalman 2nd Class. He earned a purple heart
in WWII, as well as six battle stars in the Pacific campaign, a silver star and a bronze star
Surviving are children Edward J. Hornberger and wife Kathryn, of Sykesville, Steven J. Hornberger and wife Laurie, of Hampstead, Mary T. Schroeder and husband Fred, of Mount Airy, and Alice L. Gondeck and husband John, of Denton; brothers Bud Hornberger, of Ellicott City, and Norris Hornberger, of Baltimore; grandchildren Alicia, Jason and Mary Gondeck, Nick, Courtney and Alex Hornberger, Christopher and Brittanie Schroeder, and Eddy and Dan Hornberger; and five great-grandchildren.
He was predeceased by brother Frank Hornberger.
A casual gathering will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Burrier-Queen Funeral Home & Crematory, 1212 W. Old Liberty Road, Sykesville.
Internment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can sent to the American Breast Cancer
Online condolences may be offered at www.burrier-queen.com
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