Spencer P. Bauerlien

Spencer Pierce Bauerlien, 86, of Hampstead, died Saturday Sept. 17, 2011, at Carroll Hospice's Dove House in Westminster. Born Aug. 12, 1925, in Baltimore County, he was the son of the late Charles Edward Henry and Florence Elizabeth Spencer Bauerlien. He was the husband of Laura Alberta Cole Bauerlien, who died Jan. 16, 2007. He was a Marine veteran. He was a retired cabinet maker for Reisterstown Lumber Company, where he worked for more than 30 years. He was a member of the Westminster Moose and attended the North Carroll Senior Center. He also attended Christ Lutheran Church in Trenton. Surviving are children Nina Brafford and husband Richard, of Manchester, Andrew Bauerlien and partner Kenneth Kocher, of Westminster, and Susan Delaney, and husband Bruce, of Hanover, Pa.; granddaughters Deborah Gray, Julie Brafford, Jennifer Hann and Kristen Learn; a sister, Nellie Surratt, of Stewartstown, Pa.; and a brother, Robert Bauerlein; four great-grandchildren; and a friend, Roe Talbert, of Hampstead. He was predeceased by a brother; and a sister. The family will receive friends from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at Eckhardt Funeral Chapel, 3296 Charmil Drive, Manchester. A funeral service will be held at noon Tuesday at the funeral chapel, with the Rev. Michael Adams officiating. Interment will be in Evergreen Memorial Gardens in Finksburg. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Carroll Hospice, 292 Stoner Ave., Westminster, MD 21157. Online condolences may be made to www.eckhardtfuneralchapel.com. Sign this guest book online at www.carrollcountytimes.com.

Funeral Home

Eckhardt Funeral Chapel, P.A. - Manchester
3296 Charmil Drive P.O. Box 389  Manchester, MD 21102

Published in Carroll County Times on Sept. 18, 2011