Louise Tate, 93

December 26, 2008

AUG. 12, 1915-DEC. 22, 2008

Louise Tate, 93, of Broadmore Assisted Living, Hagerstown, Maryland, died on Monday, Dec. 22, 2008, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Aug. 12, 1915, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of the late Peter and Anna Warner Dierling.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Cecil Van Tate.

She is survived by three granddaughters, Christine Gostowski of Walkersville, Maryland, Terri Hallett of Manassas, Virginia, and Patti Barr of Hagerstown; one grandson, Walter Gostowski Jr. of Cumberland, Md.; and six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one daughter, Arlene T. Gostowski on April 28, 2008; and two brothers, Victor Dierling and Thomas O'Brien.


She was a member of St. Ann Catholic Church.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Rest Haven Cemetery. Deacon William Nairn will officiate.

There will be no viewing.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Broadmore Assisted Living, 1175 Professional Court, Hagerstown, Maryland 21742.

Arrangements by Minnich Funeral Home, 415 East Wilson Boulevard.

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