Carolyn L. Rowland, 66

March 02, 2011

JULY 25, 1944-MARCH 1, 2011

REISTERSTOWN, Md. — Carolyn Lee "Pat" Rowland, 66, of Reisterstown, Md., died Tuesday, March 1, 2011, at Stella Maris Hospice, Timonium, Md.

She was born July 25, 1944, in Hagerstown, Md., to the late William Franklin and Goldie Vasta Young Rowland.

She was a 1962 graduate of Williamsport High School. She also graduated from nursing school in 1965 from Sinai Hospital, Baltimore, Md.

She was employed as a registered nurse with Stella Maris Hospice Timonium for 18 years until retiring in 2010. She was previously employed by Sinai Hospital in Baltimore for 25 years.

She was a member of Clearview Baptist Church, Randallstown, Md.

She was a member of AGLOW International.

In her later years at Stella Maris, she dedicated her nursing skills as a hospice nurse making her patients as comfortable through their final journey in life with dignity, love and compassion.

Survivors Include: sister, Susan J. Gawle of Toledo, Ohio; sister, Judy A. Weinman of Silver Spring, Md.; sister, Jenny L. Waple of Fairplay, Md.; brother, Roy L. Rowland of Boonsboro, Md.; brother, Dale E. Rowland of Boonsboro; half sister, Helen M. Kirby of Williamsport; and half brother, William F. Rowland Jr. of Proctor, W.Va.

She was predeceased by one brother, Walter G. Rowland.

The family will receive friends at the Osborne Funeral Home, 425 S. Conococheague St., Williamsport, Md., on Friday, March 4, 2011, from 6 to 8 p.m. The funeral home will be open after 9 a.m. on Friday for the convenience of family and friends.

Graveside services will be held at Manor Cemetery, Tilghmanton, Md., on Saturday, March 5, 2011, at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Brian H. Moore officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Stella Maris Hospice, 2300 Dulaney Valley Road, Timonium, MD 21093

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