Ethel M. Sirk

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Ethel M. Lefever Sirk, 88, of Woodbine, died Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, at home.

Born May 30, 1925, in Lancaster, Pa., she was the daughter of the late George and Mary Lefever. She was the wife of Herman Cliffton Sirk Sr., her husband of 43 years.

She was born and raised in Lancaster, and in later years she moved to Maryland, where she resided. She was employed by J.C. Murphy of Rockville, and the United States Post Office in Laytonsville.

After marrying, she and her husband would become foster parents to more than 70 children. She enjoyed teaching Sunday school, family reunions, cooking, sewing, and spending time with family and friends.

Surviving, in addition to her husband, are children Herman Sirk Jr. and wife Betty, of Woodbine, Jeffrey J. Sirk and wife Tammy, of Damascus, Carolyn Sirk Williams, of Woodbine, Regina M. Turner and husband Dominick, of Woodbine, and John B. Sirk and wife Holly, of Woodbine.; grandchildren J.T. Williams, Kari Sirk, Donna Kimmble, David, Daniel, Darren, Donald and Dana Sirk, and Marissa Boland; and great-grandchildren, Ayana, Jahquan, Alora, Marcus, Russell, Reed, Mairick, Stephanie Lynn, Kristian and Secria.

She was predeceased by a foster son, Elmer Wheeler Jr.

Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, and from 10 a.m. until the time of service, 11 a.m. Friday at  Burrier-Queen Funeral Home & Crematory, 1212 W. Old Liberty Road, Winfield, with the Rev. Irvin Martin Jr. and the Rev. Ernie Knight officiating. Interment will be in Montgomery Cemetery in Damascus.

Online condolences may be offered at www.burrier-queen.com.

Sign this guest book online at www.carrollcountytimes.com.



Funeral Home
Burrier-Queen Funeral Directors, P.A.
1212 W. Old Liberty Road
Sykesville, MD 21784
410-795-0300
Published in Carroll County Times on Feb. 12, 2014
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