Cumberland Times-News

March 27, 2013

ABRAM C. GOLDSWORTHY [Point of Rocks]


Cumberland Times-News

— POINT OF ROCKS — Abram Craig Goldsworthy, 62, of Point of Rocks, went home to be with Jesus Palm Sunday, March 24, 2013, at his home.

Craig was surrounded by his loving family when his LORD and Good Shepherd opened the “narrow gate” and said, “Welcome home, good and faithful servant.”

He was born June 20, 1950, in Keyser, W.Va., to the late Abram Thomas and Mary Frances (Cunningham) Goldsworthy.

He was a 1968 graduate of Keyser High School and a 1970 and 1972 graduate of Potomac State College and West Virginia University, respectively. He worked for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) from 1972-2011, retiring as a Unit Chief after 38 years of dedicated service.

Craig is survived by his beloved and devoted wife, Rosemarie (Gonzalez) Goldsworthy, Point of Rocks, who also retired from the FBI in 2011 after 33 years of service as an IT Specialist; and their three Yorkshire Terriers, Dominique, Amos and Lady.

He was also preceded in death by his grandparents, James E. and C. Margaret (Brown) Goldsworthy and Samuel and Elizabeth (Babb) Cunningham; his uncle and aunt, James W. and Ruth (Jackson) Goldsworthy; and aunt, Penninah (Goldsworthy) Brou-ghton.

Other survivors include three sons, Kyle Matthew, Phoenix, Ariz., Scott Thomas and Charles Andrew, Rockville; one sister, Cynthia A. Goldsworthy, Wil-liamstown, W.Va.; three cousins, James N. Goldsworthy, Keyser, Kerry J. Cerrato of Plymouth Meeting, Pa. and Barbara C. Williams, Merrimack, N.H.; father and mother-in-law, Alfred A. and Barbara J. Gonzalez, Waldorf; sister-in-law, Cynthia (Gonzalez) Jackson and the late Charles E. Jackson, Waldorf; niece, Michelle M. Jackson; brother-in-law, Michael A. and Sue Gonzalez Sr., North Beach; nephew, Michael A. and Stephanie Gonzalez Jr.; great-nephew, Michael III; and great-nieces, Courtney and Ava Gonzalez.

Visitation will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., Saturday, March 30, 2013, at the Stauffer Funeral Home, 1621 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m., Monday, April 1, 2013, by Father Lawrence K. Frazier at St. Anthony’s Shrine, 16300 Old Emmitsburg Road, Emmitsburg.

Condolences can be ex-pressed by flowers and/or on-line at staufferfuneralhome. com.

Donations may be made to St. Joseph-on-Carrollton Manor (Memo: Building Fund), 5843 Manor Woods Road, Frederick, MD 21703 and/or the American Cancer Society, 1393 Progress Way, Suite 908, Eldersburg, MD 21784.