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Catherine Theresa Gorman, "Dollie"

Obituary for Catherine Theresa Gorman, "Dollie"

June 18, 1928 - May 22, 2018
Berlin, Maryland | Age 89


Catherine "Dollie" Theresa Gorman age 89 of Berlin, MD passed away on May 22, 2018. She was born on June 18, 1928 in Baltimore, MD to the late John Bernard Higdon and Rosalie Anna (Carroll) Higdon.

Family was the most important thing to Catherine. She was very giving and was a fun and loving woman who lived life to the fullest. Her and her husband, Paul would throw dinner parties frequently where she would impress all who attended with her cooking abilities. Her specialties were, lasagna, cavatini, and chocolate chip cookies. They were known to attend Murder Mystery weekends with their closest friends. Catherine was a social butterfly and enjoyed traveling and meeting new people. She retired in Berlin, MD after working as an Administrative Assistant in Baltimore City Public Schools and spent her time at one of her favorite places, Ocean City, MD. Over the years, she had a few summer homes and enjoyed her times on the beach.

Catherine is survived by her husband of 31 years, Paul Gorman; daughters: Melissa Braford (Brad) and Jodi Glaser (Joseph); grandchildren: Jennifer Winfelder, Courteney Kent, Lauren Radisavljevic, Rachel Hardesty, and Christopher Hardesty; step-daughters: Elizabeth Renwick, Margaret Crockett, Virginia Patron, and Julia Gorman-Edelman; nine great grandchildren; and a special niece, Theresa Higdon.

She is preceded in death by her brothers: Carroll "Dudley" Higdon and Bernard Higdon; daughter, Carroll Lee Rippin; and son, Robert John Hardesty.

Services will be held on Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 2:00PM at Christ the King Catholic Church, 1102 Hart Road, Towson, MD 21286.

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