Mary E. Spilker

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Mary Elizabeth Spilker, 95, of Hampstead, died Tuesday, March 26, 2013, at the Dove House in Westminster.

Born April 21, 1917, in Baltimore City, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Porpora and Grace Dalfonzo Porpora. She was the wife of Carroll Cole Spilker, who died in 1983.

She was a homemaker. Years ago, she had worked for the Methodist Board of Child Care, for Rosewood Hospital, and as a babysitter.

Surviving are children Gloria Schoepf and husband Frank, of Hampstead, and Lawrence "Spike" Spilker and wife Kathy, of Camp Hill, Pa.; a sister, Grace Curreri, of Baltimore; friend and caregiver Lee Furches, of Manchester; grandchildren Brian Noell, Robin Petrus, Julia, Laura, and Harry Spilker; and great-grandchildren Luke, Corinna and Gabriel Petrus.

She was predeceased by siblings Katherine Salino, Nettie Dalfonzo, Rose Linthicum, and John, Joseph, Samuel, and Anthony Porpora.

The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until the time of service, noon Saturday at Eckhardt Funeral Chapel, 3296 Charmil Drive, Manchester, with her pastor, the Rev. Jacob Young officiating. Interment will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Lorraine Park Cemetery in Woodlawn.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Millers United Methodist Church, 3282 Charmil Drive, Manchester, MD 21102.

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Funeral Home
Eckhardt Funeral Chapel, P.A. - Manchester
3296 Charmil Drive P.O. Box 389
Manchester, MD 21102
(410) 374-2626
Published in Carroll County Times on Mar. 28, 2013
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