Norman W Gaither Class 1932
service U S Army
Buried Rest Haven Memorial Garden, Frederick, MD
Mr. Norman Willard
As originally published on Monday, February 15, 2010.
Norman Willard Gaither, 95, of Brunswick, died on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2010, at
Washington County Hospital, Hagerstown.
He was the husband of the late Helen E. Gaither.
Born Sept. 17, 1914, in Brunswick, he was the son of the late Paul and
Mamie Barger Gaither.
He was an avid baseball fan and was a former semipro pitcher. He enjoyed
fishing. He was retired from the B & O Railroad where he worked as a
conductor. He was a Deacon Emeritus of the First Baptist Church of Brunswick, a
Mason, the former Worthy Grand Patron of the Maryland State Order of the Eastern
Star, a member of the American Legion and the Elks.
He served in the U. S. Army
and was a D Day veteran of WWII.
Surviving is his
daughter, Barbara Desiderio and husband, George, of Falls Church, Va.; brother,
Paul Delphy Gaither of Brunswick; two sisters, Pauline Leach of Silver Spring
and Doris Cannon of Frederick; along with numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be
held from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday Feb. 17, at the Stauffer Funeral
Home, 1100 N. Maple Ave., Brunswick, where funeral services will be held at 1
p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18. The Reverend Mark Edward will officiate. Entombment will
follow in Resthaven Memorial Gardens, Frederick.