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Official Obituary of

Eugene Root

June 27, 1935 ~ March 3, 2024 (age 88) 88 Years Old

Eugene Root Obituary

Eugene “Gene” M. Root, 88, a 62-year resident of Glen Burnie, MD, passed away on Sunday, March 3, 2024 at Hospice of the Chesapeake.

He was born on Thursday, June 27th, 1935 in Baltimore, Maryland to the late John and Cora Root and was raised in Brooklyn, Maryland.

Mr. Root worked as a general foreman for 30 years for Armco Steel retiring in 1988. After his retirement he bought a cleaning/landscaping business, Master Kleen in Glen Burnie, which he owned and operated for about 20 years. He was currently still working at Enterprise Rent-A-Car as a driver. Mr. Root was a member of the Masonic Lodge #213 of Glen Burnie, Scottish Rite of Baltimore and the Boumi Shriners. Throughout his life he enjoyed spending time with family and friends, boating, crabbing, fishing, hunting, dining out, solving word searches, and tinkering in his garage. He was an avid lover of dogs. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his siblings John “Gil” Root, Doris Dotson, and Earl Root.

He is survived by his wife of 68 years Beverly Root; his children Michael Root (Sara), and Michele “Shelley” Krebs (Doug); his grandchildren Michael Root, Jr. (Sarah) and Isaac Root; his great grandchildren Britney, Jade, Austin, Declan, Fynlee; his great-great grandchildren Legend, Teagan, and Maverick, many nieces and nephews, lots of great friends and his loyal companion Rusty.

Family and friends may visit on Thursday, March 7th, 2024 at Stallings Funeral Home Pasadena, Maryland from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm and 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm where funeral services will take place on Friday, March 8th, 2024 at 12:00 pm. Interment Glen Haven Memorial Park. Flowers are welcome and those who wish may make contributions to the SPCA of Anne Arundel County, HERE.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
March 7, 2024

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Stallings Funeral Home
3111 Mountain Rd
Pasadena, MD 21122

Visitation
Thursday
March 7, 2024

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Stallings Funeral Home
3111 Mountain Rd
Pasadena, MD 21122

Funeral Service
Friday
March 8, 2024

12:00 PM
Stallings Funeral Home
3111 Mountain Rd
Pasadena, MD 21122

Interment following funeral service
Friday
March 8, 2024

Glen Haven Memorial Park, Ritchie Highway

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