Vernon "Poppy" Narowanski (1943 - 2015)

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Vernon Joseph "Poppy" Narowanski, 71, of Taneytown, Maryland died Saturday, January 24, 2015 at University of Maryland Shock Trauma in Baltimore as the result of a tragic accident. Born June 2, 1943 in Baltimore, he was the son of the late Peter Narowanski and the late Evelyn Miller Sullivan. He was the husband of Marie Perrera Narowanski, to whom he was married for 54 years. Vernon was a Lead Program Analyst for the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Corrections Services for nearly 30 years. In his younger years he was a General Foreman with Ironworkers Local #16, serving 16 years with G&H Steel Service in Baltimore where he helped build the Bay Bridge. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Taneytown. He enjoyed working with his Kubota tractor on his property, dancing, playing golf, fly fishing, gardening, collecting knives, and riding horses. He was an avid Baltimore Orioles and Baltimore Ravens fan. He coached basketball and softball when his daughter and granddaughter played. In his younger years he enjoyed bodybuilding, boxing, and archery, and was a member of the Baltimore Bowmen. Most of all, he enjoyed spending time with his three precious girls: his wife, daughter, and granddaughter. In addition to his wife, he is survived by daughter, Jodi Narowanski of Taneytown; granddaughter, Ashley Krenkowitz and husband Bill of Littlestown, PA; half-sister, Jackie Morris and husband Bill of Inverness, FL; mother-in-law, Dorothy "Granny" Brittingham of Lutherville; sisters-in-law, Nancy Hubble of Lutherville, and Patricia Perrera of White Hall; brothers-in-law, Martin Perrera of FL, and the Rev. Thomas Perrera and wife, the Rev. Michele Perrera, of Gwyn Oak; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by maternal grandparents, Joseph and Clara Miller; sister-in-law, Connie Brasswell; and brother-in-law, Paul Perrera. A Funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, January 29, 2015 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Taneytown with the Rev. Gerard Steffener and the Rev. Thomas Perrera officiating. Interment will be private. The family will receive friends 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Myers-Durboraw Funeral Home, 136 E. Baltimore St, Taneytown, MD. The Rev. Mr. Darrell Smith will share a prayer service at 7:45 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church, 44 Frederick St., Taneytown, MD, 21787.



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Myers-Durboraw Funeral Home - Taneytown
136 E Baltimore Street
Taneytown, MD 21787
410-756-6688
Published in Carroll County Times on Jan. 27, 2015
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