Roland W. Gosnell

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  • "REST IN PEACE !!!!!"
    - DOUG + DEE CONSTANTINE
  • " LYNN, WE ARE SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS. HE WAS A TRUE..."
    - DOUG + DEE CONSTANTINE
  • "Lynn and family, There are no words at this time to help..."
    - Charles & Connie Mielke
  • "Uncle Roland was a good hard working man with a great sense..."
    - joe Fiorani
  • "Mr Gosnell was such a kind soul before and after walking..."
    - Connie
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Roland W. Gosnell, 93 of Sykesville, MD Died, Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at home. He was the spouse of the late Leona Grace Gosnell. Mr. Gosnell was born May 16, 1921 in Woodbine, MD the son of the late Ernest W. Gosnell and Birdie I (Wagner) Gosnell. Mr. Gosnell worked for many years as a Millwright for the American Can Company in Baltimore before opening his own company Rogoco Engineering. He was a certified machinist and gunsmith. A Life Member of Westminster VFW. He was a founder of the Mineral Hill Sportsman's Club, an avid hunter, had his pilot's license and made radio controlled airplanes and boats. Mr. Gosnell is a Veteran of the US Army Air Corps where he was a top turret gunner/flight engineer during WWII. In that time he earned the ETO medal with 4 Battle Stars, a Unit Citation, Combat Action Ribbon, WWII Victory Medal from the Army and the Air Force. Surviving him are Daughter and Son-in-law Lynn and Charles Ellenberger of Sykesville, Son and daughter-in-law Robert and Rose Gosnell of Sykesville. Grandchildren; Kelli Crisfulli, Shelly Cochran, Mark Gosnell, Great-grandchildren Madison and Ethan Crisfulli. Pre-ceded in death by Son Roland E. Gosnell, a brother and two sisters. The family will receive friends on Saturday, February 28, 2015 10-11 AM when Memorial Services will take place at BURRIER-QUEEN FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, 1212 W. Old Liberty Rd. Winfield, MD 21784(Beside S. Carroll High). Inurnment to follow in Morgan Chapel Cemetery, Woodbine, MD. Those desiring may make contributions to Carroll Hospice/Dove House 292 Stoner Ave. Westminster, MD 21784.



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Burrier-Queen Funeral Directors, P.A.
1212 W. Old Liberty Road
Sykesville, MD 21784
410-795-0300
Published in Carroll County Times on Feb. 20, 2015
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