Dorothy A. Blake (1934 - 2014)

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Dorothy Ann Blake, 79, of Reisterstown, died Saturday, March 15, 2014, at home.

Born Aug. 29, 1934, in Cumberland, she was the daughter of the late Charles Raymond Burkey and Honora Cecilia Winner Burkey. She was the wife of Ronald Joseph Blake, who died in 1996.

She worked in the health-care industry as a registered nurse with Union Memorial Hospital. She also was a school nurse for both Reisterstown Elementary and Cedarmere Elementary.

She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and a Eucharistic minister at the church. She did volunteer work at the Crisis Center and the Mission of Mercy. She belonged to the Homemakers Club and the Reisterstown Prayer Group. She enjoyed bowling, quilting, crafts and reading.

Surviving are children and spouses Lee Ann and Jerry Hoppa, of Manchester, Donna Marie and Richard Pendleton, of Frederick, and Roger Scott and Susan Blake, of Reisterstown; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and siblings James Burkey, of Georgia, and Margaret Hast, of North Carolina.

Friends may call from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Eckhardt Funeral Chapel, 11605 Reisterstown Road, Owings Mills, with a Rosary service at 3 p.m.

A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 65 Sacred Heart Lane, Glyndon, with the Rev. Monsignor Lloyd E. Aiken officiating.

Private interment will be in Garrison Forest Veterans Cemetery at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Mission of Mercy, 47 Depaul St., Emmitsburg, MD 21727.

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Eckhardt Funeral Chapel, P.A. - Owings Mills
11605 Reisterstown Road
Owings Mills, MD 21117
(410) 356-7676
Published in Carroll County Times on Mar. 17, 2014
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