OBITUARY

Frances Jane Tate

August 30, 1935December 11, 2012

On Tuesday December 11, 2012 Frances Jane Tate, beloved wife of the late Julius Lamar Tate passed away. Loving mother of Treva Kelley and husband Olen, Freda Cerne and husband Larry, Kathy Smallwood and husband David, loving second mother of Butch C. McCaffrey and wife Mili; devoted grandmother of David Smith, Kelly Gray, Jerry Weldon, and Sr. Airman Michael Kelley. She is also survived by 7 beloved great grandchildren, her dear sisters Shirley Martin and husband John, and Betty Toponce, and numerous nieces, nephews loving family and friends.

Family and friends are invited to gather at Gary L. Kaufman Funeral Home at Meadowridge Memorial Park, 7250 Washington Blvd., Elkridge, MD on Saturday, December 15, 2012 from 10:30 a.m. until 11 a.m., where a memorial service will begin at 11 a.m., interment will follow in Meadowridge Memorial Park.

Flowers may be sent, or contributions may be made in her memory to: Howard County Animal Welfare, 8556 Davis Road, Columbia, Maryland 21045.

Services

  • Family Gathering Saturday, December 15, 2012
  • Memorial Service Saturday, December 15, 2012
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John and Sharon Weldon

December 16, 2012

Our deepest sympathy to the family. May God give you comfort and peace during this difficult time.

SONS OF THE AMERICAN LEGION SQD#60

December 14, 2012

MAY SHE NOW REST IN PEACE WITH THE LORD.
BLESS AND SEND COMFORT TO ALL HER FAMILY AND FRIENDS WHO LOVED HER DEARLY.

Sharon Powell

December 14, 2012

Frances,will always remember our talks and the care and how you made my granddaughters first day on the School Bus, Many years ago..RIP Dear Friend. You will be missed..


Sharon Powell Laurel,Md

Joan Haselberger

December 14, 2012

Frances .May you rest in peace and watch over your caring family ..you will be deeply missed ..a great friend and good times we had always Joan

Barbara Mowers

December 14, 2012

Thinking of you all in this time of sorrow. May you take some comfort knowing she is in God Kingdom know and in a much better place.

Sharon Nuzback

December 14, 2012

Frances thank you for looking out for me and faith at a difficult time. I will never forget you and will remember you always with love. Condolences from Adair Nuzback, Sharon and Richard Nuzback and Faith.

Karen Terrell

December 14, 2012

I will miss you Frances-you were a great friend and co-worker. I know you are up there keeping an eye on the family down here. You will be missed very much!

Ruth Gaskins

December 14, 2012

True friends are rare and we only get a few in this life. Your friendship has greatly enriched my life. Your wisdom, sense of humor and strength will always be with me.

Freda Cerne

December 14, 2012

Mama, how am I going to get by without you, everyday I want to call you or stop by to see how you are. I know you are still watching over me and will forever be my angel. I am the person I am today for having you as my mother. I love you always and forever.

Michael Foder

December 13, 2012

I had the privilege of knowing you through all of your volunteer work you did at The Laurel American Legion. I am a better person to have known you. Your were an awesome woman who will never be forgotten. It is time for you to rest now, you've earned it.