On July 25, 2004, M. ELIZABETH (nee Fick), beloved wife of the late J. Brooke Gunning, Sr.; devoted mother of J. Brooke Gunning, Jr., and his wife Margaret, and Edward G. Gunning, Sr., and his wife Carolyn, and the late Betty Tyler; sister of Robert Fick, Sr., and his wife Myrtle, and the late Edmund Fick and Madeline Mezzullo; and sister-in-law of Ceil Fick. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, eight grandchildren, and twelve great-grandchildren. Friends may call at Stella Maris Chapel on Friday from 10:30 to 11 a.m., at which time a Funeral Mass will be celebrated. Interment Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, contributions to the American Cancer Society, 8219 Town Center Drive, P.O. Box 43025, Baltimore, MD 21236, will be appreciated. Arrangements by Ruck Towson Funeral Home, Inc.