On June 7, 2005, ROBERT E. DORNING, of Columbia, formerly of PA; beloved husband of the late Agnes I. (nee Farkas); devoted father of Eileen V. Doyle and husband Tom; cherished brother of Rosemary Esseff and husband George; devoted son of the late Dr. Joseph V., DVM and Lillian Dorning; loving grandfather of Jennifer and husband Scott and Balazs; great-grandfather of Margaret Rose. He is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Mr. Dorning was very proud that he served his country in the US Navy during WWII and commissioned the USS Zellars. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Witzke Funeral Home, Inc of Columbia, 5555 Twin Knolls Road, Columbia, MD 21045, for a memorial gathering on Friday, from 6 to 8 P.M., at which time wake services will be held. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, 11 A.M. at the Wild Lake Interfaith Center, St. John Roman Catholic Church, 10431 Twin Rivers Road, Columbia, MD. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the MS Society, Maryland Chapter, 10946 Beaver Dam Road, Suite E, Hunt Valley, MD 21030.