George “Jack” Dove

September 30, 2015

Dove, George ObitGeorge “Jack” Dove of Lusby, MD passed away on September 27, 2015, at the University of Maryland Hospital in Baltimore. Jack was born on July 25, 1933, on Broome’s Island, MD, to the late Elmer and Genevieve Dove.

As a boy and a young man, Jack worked as a waterman with his father and brothers. Jack always loved fishing and crabbing throughout his life and enjoyed taking the family out on his boat. He was also a carpenter by trade for many years.

He was married to Norma for 56 years until her passing in 2014. They met in New York where Jack and several of his family members were working. They were married on November 1, 1957.

Jack was also an active member of the Broome’s Island Wesleyan Methodist Church.

Jack is survived by his daughter, Jeanine Burkman of Lusby; grandchildren Patrick Burkman (Joanna) and Lisa Burkman Solier (James); and one great-grandson, Jay William Solier. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather.

He is also survived by 3 brothers, Norman Dove of Broome’s Island, Douglas Dove of Prince Frederick, Donald Dove (Patricia) of Huntingtown, MD and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his mother and father, siblings Daisy Dove (infant), Elmer (Bud) Dove, Jr., Marcellus Dove, Monroe Dove, and Violet Pitcher.

Visitation with the family will be held at the Rausch Funeral Home in Lusby, MD, on Thursday, October 1, 2015, from 2:00 pm until 4:00 pm, and 6:00 pm until 7:00 pm. The funeral service will immediately follow the evening visitation at 7:00 pm at the funeral home. Interment will be held at Southern Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Dunkirk, MD, on Friday, October 2, 2015 at 11:00 am.

In lieu of flowers the family requests contributions be made to the Broome’s Island Wesleyan Church or in his memory to a charity of the donor’s choice.