Eileen M. Gerwin

On Feb. 12, 2014, Eileen Margaret Mary Soraghan Gerwin, of Catonsville, Md., passed into the loving embrace of God. She is the beloved wife of Edward F. Gerwin; precious mother of Marianne Reichelt (Al), Edward Gerwin (the late Mary), John Gerwin (Diane), Eileen Zerhusen (Thomas), Patti Logue (Thomas) and Michael Gerwin (Sarah); cherished grandmother of Kate and Kristen Gerwin, Megan and Brian Reichelt, Sam, William, and Maureen Gerwin, John and Carolyn Zerhusen and Thomas “Trip” Logue; loving daughter of the late Marguerite and Owen Soraghan; dear sister of Owen “Bud” Soraghan (Rosemary); and aunt of Kenneth Soraghan (Linda) and Patti Thomas (Dave) and their families.

The family will receive friends at Harry H. Witzke’s Family Funeral Home, Inc., 4112 Old Columbia Pike, Ellicott City, Md., on Monday, 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. A viewing will be held on Tuesday, 10 to 11 a.m. at Our Lady of the Angels, Charlestown, with a Mass of Christian Burial said at 11 a.m. Interment at 2:45 p.m at New Cathedral Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Holy Cross Family Ministries, 518 Washington St., North Easton, MA 02356 (www.hcfm.org) or to Special Olympics Maryland, 3701 Commerce Drive, Suite 103, Baltimore, MD 21227 (http://bit.ly/1dL4SMS).