Brian Daniel Sterner
OCEAN CITY—Brian Daniel Sterner, 38, of Ocean City, died Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013. He is survived by his parents, Terry and Jean Marie Sterner of Ocean City; a sister, Andrea Elizabeth Sterner (Sailor Holobaugh) of Baltimore; two brothers, David Christopher Sterner (Elizabeth) of Baltimore and Christopher Ray Daniel Sterner of Ocean City; a niece, Nico Bella Sterner and a nephew Waylon Cyrus Sterner of Baltimore; his dear maternal grandmother, Mary Rosso of Bowie; and many aunts, uncles and cousins. His grandparents Rev. C.W. and Elizabeth Sterner and Daniel Anthony Rosso preceded him in death.He attended Frostburg University and graduated from Salisbury University with a Bachelor of Arts in political science and philosophy. He also graduated from Gonzaga University in Spokane, Wash. with an Master of Arts in Philosophy. He attended the University of South Florida in Tampa where he served as a graduate assistant with the philosophy department while working towards a Ph.D. He was employed as the director of the Florida Spinal Cord Injury Resource Center in Tampa and also worked for Ride-Away vehicles as a sales representative of handicapped accessible vans. A gathering of friends was held Sunday, Sept. 15 at the Dunes Manor Hotel in Ocean City to celebrate Brian’s life. In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) and the local contact for that organization is NAMI, P.O. Box 2233, Salisbury, Md. 21802, or through the national organization at http://www.nami.org. s of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.burbagefuneralhome.com.