Elizabeth Ann “Liz” Middledorf, 91, of Rose Haven, passed away May 25 at Calvert County Nursing Center in Prince Frederick. She was born Jan. 1, 1922 in Smock, PA to John and Mary Ella (Kurtz) Timchick.
She was raised in Smock until the age of 16, when she moved with her family to Washington, D.C. Liz married George Raymond Middledorf and they lived in Washington while he served in the Coast Guard. She was employed as a waitress at the Casino Royale night club in Washington, and later worked as a bartender at the Sheraton Hotel on Connecticut Ave. in Northwest D.C.
She and Raymond moved to Oxon Hill in 1962 and they lived there until he passed away in 1994. Liz then relocated to Rose Haven. She has been a resident of Calvert County Nursing Center for the past year and a half. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 206 in Chesapeake Beach. In her leisure time Liz loved parties, wearing high heels and dressing up. She also enjoyed flowers, gardening, and shopping, and spending time with family and friends.
Liz was preceded in death by her husband Raymond Middledorf on April 19, 1994; a brother Joseph and sisters Johanna, Dorothy and Ceil. She is survived by a daughter Cheryl M. Burge and husband Sam of Dunkirk, and a son Raymond F. Middledorf and wife Corky of Manistique, MI. Also surviving are grandchildren Veronica “Roni” Neuland and husband Joseph of Churchton, Patrick Middledorf and wife Jennifer of Everett, WA and Randy Middledorf and wife Debbie of Manistique MI; four great-grandchildren, and a sister Bobbie Matta of Uniontown, PA.
Family and friends were received Thursday, May 30 from 10 to 12 Noon at Rausch Funeral Home, P.A., 8325 Mt. Harmony Lane, Owings, where a funeral service and celebration of Liz’s life followed at 12 Noon. Interment followed at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Suitland. To leave condolences visit www.rauschfunerlahomes.com.
Arrangements by Rausch Funeral Home, 8325 Mount Harmony Lane, Owings, MD Contact: (410) 257-6181