Gordon H. Wirth
Date of Birth:  September 11, 1924
Date of Death:  December 22, 2016
Arrangements:

Visitation
  • Stallings Funeral Home, P.A.  
  • 3111 Mountain Road, Pasadena, MD 21122     View Map
  • Wednesday, December 28, 2016   3:00 to 5:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 PM
Service
  • Stallings Funeral Home, P.A.  
  • 3111 Mountain Road, Pasadena, MD 21122     View Map
  • Thursday, December 29, 2016   1:00 PM
Burial
  • Loudon Park Cemetery  
  • 3620 Wilkins Ave. Baltimore, MD 21229     View Map
  • Thursday, December 29, 2016   Immediately following service
Details:
  • Gordon H. Wirth, 92, a resident of Pasadena, passed away Thursday, December 22, 2016 at home.

    Mr. Wirth was born September 11, 1924 in Baltimore, MD to the late John and Edith Wirth.

    Mr. Wirth was a farmer, photographer and carpenter.    He sold his produce at Farmers Markets in Baltimore, Glen Burnie and Annapolis.  In his younger years, he liked building Christmas train gardens in his basement, which he opened to the public.  He enjoyed crabbing, fishing, teaching, creating inventions to make work easier and riding around the farm on his golf cart.   He also loved raising chickens, cows, pigs, turkeys, goats, sheep, and rabbits.

    In addition to his parents, Mr. Wirth is preceded in death by his brother William Wirth and sister Shirley P. Phelps and grandson Robert Murphy, Jr..

    He is survived by his wife of 71 years, Mary Wirth, daughters Gloria Murphy and husband Robert, Joann Grimm and husband Patrick, Nancy Wirth-Hare and husband Walter, son Gary Wirth, grandchildren Lisa Haggard, Linda Grimm, Mary Grimm-Bednarek, 7  great grandchildren and 8 great great grandchildren.

    Friends may call on Wednesday from 3:00 to 5:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 PM at the Stallings Funeral Home, P.A. where funeral services will be held on Thursday at 1:00 PM.  Interment Loudon Park Cemetery.

    Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Chesapeake, 90 Ritchie Highway, Pasadena, MD 21122-9903.