tech Starling Alsop 18
Starling (Buckles) Alsop, 91, of Glen Burnie, MD formerly of Spotsylvania County, beloved
mother, grandmother, and sister passed away peacefully on December 12, 2018.
Born at Ft. Benning, GA on Aug. 13, 1927 Mrs. Alsop moved to the Washington DC area in
1941 and graduated McKinley High School in 1945. She went on to receive a secretarial
degree from Strayer Business School in Washington DC.
Working for the Federal Government for 30 years, her last position was that of Executive
Secretary/Administrative Assistant at NASA Headquarters in Washington DC where she
received several exceptional performance awards.
Married on March 6, 1949 to Arthur Payne Alsop who lived in Seabrook, MD and retired to
Spotsylvania, VA where they lived until her husband's death in 2008 where upon she moved to
Glen Burnie, MD to be close to her daughter Kathy and grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Arthur Payne Alsop and her daughter,
She is survived by her daughter, Kathy Alsop Wowk; grandson, Daryl Wowk (Melissa);
granddaughter, Danielle Wowk; great-granddaughters, Harper Wowk and Nora Wowk all of
Glen Burnie; sister, Judith Brigden (Brian) of Galloway, NJ; many nephews and nieces.