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Dustin Richard Lippert, 25, of Marriottsville

Dustin Richard Lippert, 25, of Marriottsville, died Nov. 23, 2008, due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident.

Born Oct. 1, 1983, in Baltimore, he was the son of Richard M. Lippert of Marriottsville and Susan J. Horst Lippert of Sykesville.

He was a 2001 graduate of Liberty High School, where he played baseball and football for four years.

He was an avid sports fan and played baseball with the Maryland Cardinals and football with the Sykesville Raiders.

He received his associates arts degree from the Community College of Baltimore County and most recently had attended Frostburg University. He was a truck driver with Chesapeake Tile and Marble.

Surviving him, in addition to his parents, are grandparents Edith Horst of Frederick, Richard and Susan Lippert of Bel Air and Rita Bonsall of Towson; aunts and uncles Angela and Mark Liberto of Frederick, Barbara and Jack Fringer of Solomons Island, Cordy Dunbar of Sykesville, Joseph and Elizabeth McNally of Bel Air, Eric and Joanie Lippert of Forest Hill and James and Stacey Benzing of Ellicott City. He is also survived by many cousins.

He was preceded in death by aunt Nancy Dunbar and uncle Scott Lippert.

Funeral services were held Nov. 29 at Haight Funeral Home & Chapel, Sykesville, with Mike Rallo officiating. Interment was in Lake View Memorial Park, Sykesville.

Memorial donations may be made to The Mann House, 14 Williams St., Bel Air, MD 21014; or Liberty High School Athletics, 5855 Bartholow Road, Sykesville, MD 21784; or to Chapelgate Presbyterian Church, Attn: Celebrate Recovery, 2600 Marriottsville Road, Marriottsville, MD 21104.

Peter John Tasch Sr., 56, of Eldersburg

Peter John Tasch Sr., 56, of Eldersburg, died Nov. 25, 2008, at University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore.

He was born March 18, 1952, in Philadelphia, Pa.

As owner and operator of Zi Pani Breads Café in Eldersburg, he was extremely hard working and a faithful provider. He loved his family with all his heart and would do anything to put a smile on the faces of his wife and children.

He was an avid comic book collector and sports car enthusiast.

Surviving him are wife Elizabeth B. Tasch; son Peter Jr. and daughter-in-law Rebekah Tasch; daughters Kelly, Brittany and Christine Tasch; mother Ruth Aagesen Tasch; brother Bruce Tasch; and sisters Darlene Dickel and Ruth Leibfried.

Friends may call at Burrier-Queen Funeral Home & Crematory, PA, 1212 W. Old Liberty Road, Winfield, on Thursday, Dec. 4, 6 to 8 p.m. A memorial service will be held Friday Dec. 5, at 5 p.m. at Faith Family Church, 4150 Sykesville Road, with the Pastor Paul Andrews officiating. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Focus on the Family, 8605 Explorer Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80920; or Compassion International, Colorado Springs, CO 80997. Condolences to the family may be expressed online at

Jane Louise Young, 49, of Eldersburg

Jane Louise Young, 49, of Eldersburg, died Nov. 23, 2008, at Carroll Hospice Dove House after a three year battle with cancer.

Born Jan. 16, 1959, in Downingtown, Pa., she was the daughter of Albert E. "Joe" and Nancy Joan Davis Powell of Orlando, Fla.

She was the wife of Arthur H. Young, her husband of 19 years.

She had been a homemaker for many years, and was also a tax preparer and Longaberger basket consultant.

She was a member of Grace Community Church, Fulton.

Surviving her, in addition to her parents and husband, are son David A. Young of Eldersburg; daughter Annelise H. Young of Eldersburg; sisters Cheryl Ann King of Downingtown, Pa. and Pamela Jean O'Neill of Orlando, Fla; and sister and brother-in-law Terri Lynn and Andrew Mitchell of Boston.

Also surviving her are brother-in-law Charles W. Young of Hershey, Pa.; father and mother-in-law Charles A. and Marilyn H. Young of Kimberton, Pa.; and eight nieces and nephews.

A memorial service was held Nov. 29 at the Grace Community Church, Fulton, with Pastor Mark Norman officiating. Interment was private.

Memorial donations may be made to Grace Community Church, 8200 Old Columbia Road, Fulton, MD 20759; or to Carroll Hospice Dove House, 292 Stoner Ave., Westminster, MD 21157. Condolences to the family may be expressed online at

Brenda Lea Johnson, 65, of Ellicott City

Brenda Lee Johnson, 65, of Ellicott City, passed away Nov. 23 at her home.

Born Nov. 16, 1943, in Maryland, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and the late Pauline Colson of Woodbine.

She was the wife of James Johnson Sr. of Ellicott City, her husband of 46 years.

She had worked for the Howard County School System for more than 20 years. She was saved and was a member of Friendship Baptist Church. She enjoyed playing bingo, working word search puzzles and watching birds.

Surviving her, in addition to her husband, are son and daughter-in-law James Jr. and Lori Johnson of Mount Airy; daughters and sons-in-law Tammy and Russell Livesay of Morristown, Tenn. and Judy Gillespie of Sandfork, W.Va.; former son-in-law Dexter Gillespie of Glenville, W.Va. and David Kimbrough of Rogersville, Tenn.; siblings Bobby Duvall of Randallstown, Joyce Pickett and Donald Colson of Woodbine, Diane Simpson and Debbie Myers of Westminster and Sharon Liester of Ellicott City.

She is also survived by nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by brothers George and Joseph Colson.

A funeral service was held Nov. 19 at Sharon Missionary Baptist Church, West Friendship, with Pastor Billy Phebus officiating. Interment will be in Poplar Springs Cemetery, Mount Airy.

Arrangements were by Haight Funeral Home & Chapel, Sykesville.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association, 4217 Park Place Court, Glen Allen, WV 23060.

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