On November 26, 2007, JOHN ROMANIK of Ellicott City, MD, beloved father of Mary Nell Myers of Ellicott City, Kathleen Romanik of Ellicott City, Christina Romanik of Roanoke, VA., Clare Romanik of Kyrgyzstan and the late John Leroy Romanik; brother of Julia Sagmeister and the late Anastasia (Nancy) Polenchar, Catherine Yaremchuk, Anna Chrin, Florence Romanik and Michael Romanik. Mr. Romanik is also survived by 11 grandchildren. Friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service on Saturday, January 5, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Michael's Catholic Church (Poplar Springs), 1125 Saint Michael's Road, Mount Airy, MD 21771. Interment Private. In lieu if flowers memorials in Mr. Romanik's name may be directed to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research, Church Street Station, P.O. Box 780, New York, NY 10008, www.michaeljfox.org or to the Howard County Conservancy, P.O. Box 175, 10520 Old Frederick Rd., Woodstock, MD 21163-0175, www.hcconservancy.org. Please see www.slackfuneralhome.com for online condolences and directions.