Ronia Denise Hollingsworth, 49, of Baltimore, died unexpectedly Monday, Sept. 2, 2013, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Baltimore.
Born Sept. 30, 1963, in Baltimore, she was the daughter of Ronald and Shirley Dorsey Hollingsworth, of Westminster.
She attended several elementary schools and graduated from Westminster High School in 1983. She attended and had taken classes at Carroll Community College and at Towson University toward a business degree.
Over the years, while attending Maryland Rehab, she became a computer trainer. She then taught computer classes on her own.
She enjoyed singing and liked all genres of music, needle point, word puzzles, swimming and horseback riding. She enjoyed eating homemade food. Even with her physical challenges, she was going to prove herself.
She was known to take her time on tasks in order to accomplish every task given.
She attended and was a servant to Greater Grace Church in Baltimore, where she helped to run the radio program. Because of health issues, she was unable to attend regularly, but she studied her Bible faithfully.
Surviving, in addition to her parents, are a sister, Lori Hollingsworth Patterson, of Westminster; a nephew, Anthony Patterson, of Bear, Del.; a niece, Kristin Patterson, of Owings Mills; aunts and uncles Charles and Dorothy Hollingsworth, of Union Bridge, Brenda Hollingsworth, Brian and Bobbi Hollingsworth, Peggy and Bernard Jones, David and Wanda Dorsey, all of Westminster, Craig Hollingsworth, of Baltimore, Dawn and Irvin Briscoe, of New Market, Darrell and Pat Davis, and James and Patricia Dorsey, all of Winfield, Charlotte Rheubottom, and James Dutton, all of Sykesville, Donna Dorsey, of Upper Marlboro, Irene Dorsey Braxton, of Randallstown, and Gloria and Vernon Miles, of Woodstock; and many cousins, relatives and friends.
She was predeceased by uncles Tom Dorsey and Calvin Hollingsworth; and an aunt, Diane Dorsey Lewis.
The family will receive friends from 11:30 a.m. until the time of service, 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Pritts Funeral Home & Chapel, 412 Washington Road, Westminster, with the Rev. Jason Moore, from Greater Grace Church, officiating. Interment will follow in Evergreen Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to United Cerebral Palsy of Central Maryland, 1111 E. Cold Spring Lane, Baltimore, MD 21239; or to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 2219 York Road, Suite 302, Timonium, MD 21093.
Online condolences may be offered at www.prittsfuneralhome.com
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