Charlotte Romaine (Bowers) Sentz, 84, formerly of Littlestown, passed away peacefully Sunday, January 13, 2013, at The Brethren Home, New Oxford. Born October 31, 1928, in Carroll County, Md., she was the youngest child of the late Maurice D. & Martha C. (Myers) Bowers. Charlotte attended grade school in Black's Corner, near Taneytown, Md., and graduated from Taneytown High School in 1945. After graduation, she worked for the Social Security Office in Baltimore, Md., and later for the Cambridge Rubber Co., Taneytown. Over the years, she was a homemaker and mother to five children as well as a baby sitter to others. She later worked at Schottie's Restaurant, Littlestown and upon retiring she worked part-time for Schmuck Lumber Co, Hanover. Charlotte loved to cook and care for her family and friends, care for her flowers and her previous cats and dogs. She was a life long member of Piney Creek Church of the Brethren where she attended Sunday School, held various offices, Women's Fellowship and taught Sunday School. She was a kind and loving person to her family and friends. Charlotte is survived by her husband, Harold R. "Dick" Sentz of 65 years years of marriage; three daughters, Linda F. Steck of Chambersburg; Martha K. Beverage and husband, Larry of Denver; Amy E. Forbes and husband, Mike of Hanover; two sons: Baron R. Sentz and wife, Luanne of Littlestown and Jonathan D. Sentz and wife, Sylvia of Shrewsbury; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two step grandchildren and three step great-grandchildren; a sister, Mary Bair of Lebanon Valley Brethren Home, Lebanon; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by four sisters, Alice Wolfe, Margie Boyd, Elva Miller and Janet Bowers; a brother, David Bowers and son-in-law, Gary Lee Steck. Funeral Service is Thursday at 11 a.m. at Piney Creek Church of the Brethren, Taneytown, Md., with her minister, The Rev. Stan T. Diehl officiating. Viewings are Wednesday 6 to 8 p.m. at Little's Funeral Home, Littlestown and one hour prior to service time Thursday at the church. Interment is in the church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Charlotte's name may be sent to her church at 4699 Teeter Rd., Taneytown, MD 21787; or Adams County SPCA, 11 Goldenville Rd., Gettysburg, PA 17325. Online condolences may shared on www.littlesfh.com
The Guest Book is expired.
Published in Public Opinion on Jan. 15, 2013