Lawrence Charles Calvert Sr.

Lawrence Charles Calvert Sr.

printed 03/27/2020


Lawrence “Peck” Charles Calvert Sr., born June 14, 1932, of Berlin, Maryland, passed away on Friday, March 20, 2020, at the age of 87.

Born in Baltimore, he was the son of the late Lawrence Luther Calvert and Ruth Augusta Calvert.

He is survived by his daughter, Ruth Rosemary Calvert Lawson (David James Lawson, Sr.) of Pasadena, Maryland; sons, Lawrence (Bunky) Charles Calvert Jr., (Patti) of Tucson, Arizona, and Mark Luther Calvert (Tammie) of Pasadena, Maryland.

He is also survived by his sisters, Ruth Anna Jones and Florence Mary Hickey.

He was proceeded in death by his brother, Robert George Calvert.

He is also survived by his companion of over 50 years, Rosalie Dixon, and her five daughters, Caroline Swarthout, Patricia Tolliver, Rosalie Goins, Teresa Crognali and Laurie Day, who were like daughters to him.

He is also survived by 14 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Peck served in the United States Army, Company 11th Airborne Infantry Regiment, from where he was honorably discharged.

Peck was the Brooklyn Park owner of Calvert’s Gulf Service Station for 25 years and a resident of Brooklyn Park. He moved to Berlin, Maryland, in the mid 1980’s when he retired from Calvert’s Gulf. He enjoyed flying (private pilot), hunting, fishing and gardening.

He was a life member of the following organizations: Glen Burnie Lodge 213, Annapolis Forest 126, American Legion 123 in Berlin Maryland, Life and Chapter member of the N.R.A. Golden Eagles, Moose Lodge 1638, Berlin, and the Roland Terrace Democratic Club.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105.

There will be a celebration of Life and interment at the Veterans Cemetery at a later date.

Arrangements are in the hands of the Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin. Letters of condolence may be sent via

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