On December 29, 2003, FRANCIS H. of Finksburg, beloved husband of the late Marie B. Flater (nee Barnhart), father of Francis M. "Skip" Flater, Joanne M. Townsend. Also survived by five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services from the Eline Funeral Home, 11824 Reisterstown Rd., (at Franklin Boulevard), Saturday at 12 noon. Interment Sandy Mount Cemetery. Friends may call Friday, 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M. Masonic Lodge Service at 8 P.M. If desired, donations may be made to Roaring Run Lions Club, P.O. Box 190, Finksburg, MD 21048.