On Friday, February 6, 2004, PEGGY J. (nee Earle); beloved wife of the late Charles A. Dear; devoted mother of Robert L. Dear and his wife Linda, Dorothy Catherine Osterhout and her husband Dan, and Dennis L. Dear and his wife Peggy; loving grandmother of Jason, Brandon and Jordan Osterhout, Brandon, Michael, Kristin, Ryan and Katie Dear and Andrew Croner; loving great-grandmother of Madison, Marie and Michael. Friends may call at the Witzke Funeral Home of Catonsville Inc., 1630 Edmondson Ave. (1.5 mile west of beltway exit 14) on Monday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 PM. Furneral Service will be held at 11 AM, on Tuesday at the Bethany Lane Baptist Church, 3030 Bethany Lane, Ellicott City, MD. Interment Loudon Park Cemetery. Those desiring may direct expressions of sympathy to The American Heart Association Maryland Affiliate.