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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.  Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at
www.burbagefuneralhome.com.