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FATE, Mrs. Ruth Elizabeth Raley

SALISBURY, Pa. - Ruth Elizabeth (Raley) Fate, 82, formerly of Salisbury, died Wednesday Feb. 3, 1993 at Crofton Convalescent Center, Crofton. Born Nov. 26, 1910, in Zihlman, she was a daughter of the late Clarence Moses and Mary Loretta (McKenzie) Raley. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Harry J. Fate. Mrs. Fate was employed as a cook for Garf's Sandwich Shop and prior to that as a seamstress at Salisbury Undergarment Factory. She was a member of St. John's United Church of Christ, the T.T.T. class of St. John's and Salisbury VFW Auxiliary. Survivors include two sons, James T. Fate, and wife Marilyn Fate, Annapolis and Charles C. Fate and wife Peggy Fate, Davidsonville; one daughter, Evelyn M. Whitmore, Canton, Ohio; two sisters, Dorothy A. Arnold and Evelyn P. McKenzie, both of Frostburg; six grandchildren and one great grandchild. Friends will be received Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Newman Funeral Home, Inc., Salisbury. Services will be conducted Saturday at 3 p.m. in the funeral home by the Rev. Lamar Bender. Interment will be at Salisbury Cemetery.
The Cumberland Times-News, February 4, 1993
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 7, 2015

FATKIN, Mrs. Aurella Blubaugh

FROSTBURG — Mrs. Aurella Fatkin, 70, of Loartown, died this morning at her home. She had been in ill health one week. A native of Loartown she was a daughter of the late John W. and Mary (Loar) Blubaugh. She was a member of the Vale Summit Methodist Church. Survivors include her husband, Joseph R. Fatkin; a daughter, Mrs. Harold Skidmore, Frostburg; a son, Franklin L. Fatkin, Vale Summit; two sisters, Mrs. William Clise, Loartown, and Miss Fanny J. Blubaugh, Frostburg, and four grandchildren. The body is at the Durst Funeral Home where the family will receive friends today from 7 to 9 p. m. and tomorrow from 2 to 4 p. m. and 7 to 9 p. m.
The Cumberland Evening Times, March 23, 1962
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 4, 2011

 
FATKIN, Mrs. Annie McFarland

Frostburg - Mrs. Annie Fatkin, 79, widow of Thomas Fatkin, died last night at her home, 147 Washington Street. Surviving are four daughters, Mrs. Marshall Albright, Vale Summit; Mrs. John Hendley and Mrs. Ernest Filer, both of Frostburg, and Miss Elizabeth Fatkin, at home; three sons, John Fatkin, altimore; Joseph R. Fatkin, Loartown, and Lester Fatkin, Frostburg; three brothers, John McFarland, Frostburg; Upton McFarland, Wright's Crossing, and James McFarland, Midland, and four sisters, Mrs. Edgar Rowe, Morgantown, W. Va.; Mrs. Hugh Rimpel, Detroit; Mrs. John Burkett, La Vale, and Mrs. Irvin Rankin, Frostburg. The body is at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Filer, 106 Mt. Pleasant Street. Services will be conducted Sunday at 2 p. m. at Vale Summit Methodist Church of which she was a member. Rev. Wilbur E. Grose, pastor, will officiate and interment will be in the church cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, December 12, 1952
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted April 17, 2011

 

FATKIN, David

Frostburg, Md, May 5 — David Fatkin, 65, general merchant, died early today at his home at Carlos, near here, where he had resided for forty years. A native of Vale Summit, a was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Fatkin. He was active in the Methodist Episcopal Church. Surviving are his widow, Thursa Adams Fatkin, and three children, Joseph, George and Edith Fatkin, all of Carlos. He was a brother of Mrs. James Scott, Vale Summit, and Mrs. David Thomas, Mrs. Samuel Filer and Mrs. Daniel Middleton, and John Fatkin, all of Carlos.
The Cumberland Evening Times, May 5, 1937
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted August 4, 2011


FATKIN, Miss Elizabeth M.

FROSTBURG - Miss Elizabeth M. Fatkin, 66, of 96 Mt. Pleasant Street, died yesterday morning shortly after being admitted to Memorial Hospital, Cumberland. Death was due to a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, said the Allegany County Deputy Medical Examiner. She died at the hospital at 9:54 a.m. Miss Fatkin had been in ill health. A native of Vale Summit, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Annie (McFarland) Fatkin. She is survived by two sisters, Mrs. Janet Hendley, with whom she resided, and Mrs. Pearl Filer, Frostburg, and a brother, Joseph Fatkin, Loartown. The body is at the Hafer Sowers Funeral Home where friends will be received today from 7 to 9 p.m. and tomorrow from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
The Cumberland News, October 26, 1974
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted April 17, 2011

FATKIN, Miss Elizabeth M.

FROSTBURG - Services for Miss Elizabeth M. Fatkin, 66, of 96 Mt. Pleasant Street, who died Friday morning, will be conducted in the Hafer Sowers Funeral Home tomorrow at 2 p.m. The Rev. Robert W. Collette will officiate and interment will be in Vale Summit Cemetery.
The Cumberland Sunday Times, October 27, 1974
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted April 17, 2011
 

 

FATKIN, James W.

FROSTBURG - James W. Fatkin, 61, a native, of Allegany County, died this morning at his home in Philadelphia following an extended illness. Born at Shaft, he was a son of the late John M. and Catherine (Chapman) Fatkin. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Murial (Shields) Fatkin; a son, Lt. Cmdr. Thomas Fatkin, with the Navy at Ransey, N. J.: a brother, John Fatkin, Carlos, and two sisters, Mrs. Hugh Kirkwood, Shaft, and Mrs. David Middleton, Frostburg. The body is at the Griffith Funeral Home, Norwood, Pa., where services will be conducted Monday. Interment will be in a Philadelphia cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times,August 1, 1958
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

  FATKIN, Mrs. John (unknown given name, nee Blubaugh)

FROSTBURG — Mrs. John (Blubaugh) Fatkin, 50, Vale -Summit, died, last night in Miners' Hospital here, where she had been a patient 15 days. She had been in ill health 15 years. Besides her husband, she is survived, by four children, Kenneth O. Fatkin, Clarysville; Mrs. Anna Hitchins, Loartown, and Kenneth A. Fatkin and Shirley A. Fatkin, both at home; two brothers, Frank Blubaugh, Vale Summit and Jacob Blubaugh, Reedsville, W.Va.; two sisters, Mrs. J. J. Sleeman, Cleveland, and Miss Sadie Blubaugh, Loartown. Mrs. Fatkin was a member of Vale Summit Methodist Church.
The Cumberland Evening Times, March 3, 1949
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 20, 2010

FATKIN, John M.
 
FROSTBURG — Rites for John M. Fatkin, 76, Carlos, who died Saturday, were held yesterday afternoon in Carlos Methodist Church with Rev. Lewis C. Emerick officiating. Interment was in Frostburg Memorial Park. Pallbearers were Samuel Filer, Joseph A. and Joseph R. Fatkin, Alex Middleton, Joseph Scott and Daniel Thomas.
The Cumberland Evening Times, December 12, 1950
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted January 5, 2012

FATKIN, Lester

Lester Fatkin, 61, of 35 Bowery Street, died today at Sacred Heart Hospital. Born in Vale Summit, he was son of the late Thomas and Annie (McFarland) Fatkin. Mr. Fatkin was a retired emloyee of Kelly-Springfield Tire Company and a self-employed barber. Surviving are his wife, Mary (Hansel) Fatkin; two sons, Jack Lee Fatkin, Cheyenne, Wyoming, and Thomas Fatkin, Oklahoma City, Okla.; three sisters, Mrs. Janet Hendley, Mrs. Pearl Filer and Miss Elizabeth Fatkin, all of Frostburg; one brother, Joseph Fatkin, Loartown, and four grandchildren. The body is at the Hafer-Sowers Funeral Home where friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today and tomorrow.
The Cumberland Evening Times, July 225, 1972
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

  FATKIN, Mrs. Mary Ellen Knapp
 
FROSTBURG — Mrs. Mary Ellen Fatkin, 81, of Carlos, widow of John M. Fatkin, died this morning in Miners Hospital. Mrs. Fatkin was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Knepp (sic). She held membership in Carlos Methodist Church. Surviving are two step-sons, John Fatkin, Carlos, and James Fatkin, Philadelphia; two stepdaughters, Mrs. David Middleton, Frostburg, and Mrs. Hugh Kirkwood, Shaft, and two sisters, Mrs. Stella Hanna, Westernport, and Mrs. Isaac O'Rourke, Midland. The body will remain at the Durst Funeral Home here until noon Saturday when it will be taken to Carlos Church for services at 2 p. m. Rev. Wilbur E. Grose, pastor, will officiate and interment will be in Frostburg Memorial Park.
Cumberland Evening Times, June 3, 1954
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted January 5, 2012

 

FATKIN, Thomas

Frostburg, June 3 - Thomas Fatkin, 67, barber, died suddenly last night at his home, Mt. Pleasant Street, following a heart attack. He was a son of the late Joseph and Janet Fatkin. Besides his widow, Mrs. Anna McFarland Fatkin, he is survived by the following children: Mrs. Marshall Albright, Vale Summit; John and Joseph Fatkin, Loartown; Mrs. Ernest Filer, Mrs. John Hendley, Lester and Mrs. Elizabeth Fatkin, all of Frostburg. He was a brother of Mrs. Daniel Middleton, Mrs. David Thomas, and Mrs. Samuel Filer, John and David Fatkin, all of Carlos, and Mrs. James H. Scott, Vale Summit.
Cumberland Times News, June 3, 1936
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

 
FATKIN, Thomas

Thomas Fatkin, 60, clerk at the local postoffice, died suddenly early this morning at his residence, 831 Columbia avenue. Mr. Fatkin awakened his wife about 4 a. m. and complained of feeling ill, but succumbed before a physician could be summoned. Death was attributed to a heart attack. Mr. Fatkin was a native of Vale Summit, the son of the late William and Bettie (Long) Fatkin. He came to Cumberland 30 years ago and took employment as a postal clerk at the postoffice here. Besides his widow. Mrs. Sara (Wonn) Fatkin, he is survived by a son, James W. Fatkin, city; a sister, Mrs. William Higgins, of Vale Summit, and a brother, William G. Fatkin, of Luke. No arrangements have been made.
The Cumberland Evening Times, December 27, 1945
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
 

 

FATKIN, W. Marshall

W. Marshall Fatkin, 54, a native of Midland who has been a reporter and weatherman for TV Channel 9 in Steubenville, Ohio, died at Ohio Valley Hospital Friday. Mr. Fatkin, a former school teacher in Allegany County, had been residing in Steubenville 15 years. He was a son of Mrs. Leah M. (Burkett) Fatkin, Luke, and the late William G. Fatkin, who was principal at Luke Elementary School. A graduate of University of Maryland, he served with the 101st Airborne Division in Europe during World War II. He taught at Midland and Beall High School before going to Steubenville. Mr. Fatkin also was an announcer for the local radio station WTBO. A well-known saxophone player, he played for several area bands while residing in Allegany County. Mr. Fatkin also was a frequent visitor to the Cumberland Sports Car Races where he filmed the action for TV Channel 9. Besides his mother, he is survived by his widow, the former Virginia Morgan of Lonaconing; a daughter, Marsha Ann Fatkin, at home; two sisters, Mrs. Catherine Ortenzio, College Park, and Mrs. Elaine Cheshire, Piedmont; and a brother, Louis A. Fatkin, Westernport. The body is in the McClave Funeral Home, Steubenville. A requiem mass will be celebrated in St. Pius X Catholic Church, there, tomorrow at 9:30 a.m. The body will be taken to the Fredlock Funeral Home, Piedmont, where friends will be received tomorrow from 7 to 9 p.m. A requiem mass will be celebrated in St. Peter's Catholic Church, Westernport, Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. Interment will be in Sunset Memorial Park.
The Cumberland Sunday Times, July 5, 1970
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

 
FATKIN, Willliam G.

LUKE — William G. Fatkin, 67, of Mullen Avenue, principal of Luke School for 35 years, died suddenly last night in Trinity Methodist Church, Piedmont. Mr. Fatkin, who was superintendent of the Church School for 35 years, had presented a report to the Board of Stewards. Within a couple of minutes after he sat down, he fell from his chair and never regained consciousness. Born in Vale Summit, he was a son of the late William and Betty (Long) Fatkin. Besides his principalship here, he had also served in a similar capacity at Cresaptown, Miller Mines, Loartown, East Side in Cumberland and Midland. He came to Luke School in 1918. Mr. Fatkin had served as president of the Allegany County Elementary Principals Association for three years in succession when that organization was being developed. For the past several years, he had served as president of the Board of Trustees of the Teachers Relief Fund of Allegany County. Member of Trinity Methodist Church, he was also a member of the Official Board of the church, the Board of Stewards, the Board of Trustees and a member of the finance committee of the church. Highly interested in music and an accomplished pianist, Mr. Fatkin instructed many young people on that instrument in the places where he resided. He married Leah M. Burkett, daughter of William J. Burkett, Canton, Ohio, and the late Margaret (MacFarland) Burkett on December 25, 1909. Besides his widow, he is survived by the following children: Mrs. Kathryn Ortenzio, Hyattsville; W. Marshall Fatkin, Steubenvllle, Ohio; Louis A. Fatkin, Westernport; and Mrs. Elaine F. Cheshire, Piedmont; a sister, Mrs. Bessie Higgins, Vale Summit; and five grandchildren. The body will remain at the Fredlock Funeral Home, Piedmont, until 1:30 p. m. Sunday when it will be taken to Trinity Church for services at 2:30 p. m. Rev. Clyde W. Ash, pastor, will officiate, and burial will be in Philos Cemetery, Westernport.
The Cumberland Evening Times, September 3, 1954
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
 

 

FAULK, Jefferson

Mr. Jefferson Faulk died last Saturday and was buried at Waxler on Sunday. 
Elkins Inter-Mt of 5th.
Keyser Tribune, April 12, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 13, 2010

FAULK, Thomas Jefferson

Thomas J. Foulk[sic] quietly passed away after an illness of four days, on April 5th, 1912, having been in feeble health for about a year, yet his death was sudden and his illness short. He was 75 years, 2 months and 19 days of age. He served three years in the civil war. He made his home in Mineral County since that time. He is survived by a wife, five sons, and two daughters, viz: John W., of Davis; George, of McCoole;Scott, of Keyser, and Mrs. John Tridlett (?sic) of Twenty-First Bridge.
Keyser Tribune, April 19, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 13, 2010

[note: sons Olin & Thomas, and daughter Mrs. Kate Iser were not mentioned in this obituary ~Genie]

FAULK, Thomas Jefferson

Mr. Thomas Jefferson Faulk, an aged and respected citizen of this community died April 5th. He was a member of Company K, 2nd Md Regiment, during the civil war. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Nancy Faulk, five sons, Messrs. John, George, Scott, Olin and Thomas and two daughters, Mrs. Kate Iser and Mrs. Nancy Triplett. He was buried in the Ravenscroft graveyard.
Keyser Tribune, April 26, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 13, 2010

 


FAULKNER, Raymond A.
 
The body of Raymond A. Faulkner, 64, general chairman of the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen for the Pittsburgh-Lake Erie Railroad, who died Wednesday night at his home in McKees Rock, Pa., will arrive at the Stein Funeral Home tomorrow morning for services at 3 p. m. Rev. L. J. Moore, pastor of Ellerslie Methodist Church, will officiate and burial will take place in Rose Hill Cemetery. Other rites were held this morning in McKees Rock. Mr. Faulkner, who had held the brotherhood post more than 25 years, was stricken on his thirty-eighth wedding anniversary while listening to the Ezzard Charles-Joe Louis championship fight. A native of Ellerslie, he was the husband of Mrs. Rose (Raley) Faulkner. His parents were the late Levi B. and Ida (Wolfe) Faulkner. Survivors include a sister, Mrs. J. Paul Shroyer, this city, and four brothers, Guy M. Faulkner, also of Cumberland; Levi F. Faulkner, Ellerslie, Daniel A.Faulkner, Cresaptown, and Elmer Faulkner, McKees Rock.
Evening Times, September 29, 1950
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 13, 2015

FAULKNER, Mrs. Rose Raley

Mrs. Rose Raley Faulkner, 61, died yesterday at 1 a.m. at Ohio Valley Hospital, McKees Rocks, Pa. Her husband, Raymond A. Faulkner, preceded her in death on September 27. She was born at Hyndman, Pa., Oct. 27, 1889, the daughter of Albert Raley and Anna Shuckhart Raley. She was a member of the China Valley Chapter Order of Eastern Star No. 488. Surviving are two brothers, Wilbert Raley, Pittsburgh, and James H. Raley, Ellerslie, and one sister, Mrs. George Rice, McKees Rock. A funeral service will be held at Clever and Stover Funeral Home, McKees Rock, at ? p.m. tomorrow. The body will arrive at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Stein Funeral Home where a service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday with Rev. Harold Kern, pastor of the Presbyterian church, McKees Rock, officiating. Interment will be in Rose Hill Cemetery.
Cumberland newspaper, October 16, 1950
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted May 13, 2015

FAUST, Mrs. Nellie Brant

MEYERSDALE — Mrs. Nellie Faust, wife of Norman B. Faust, died yesterday in Pittsburgh. She was a daughter of the late Rufus and Ida (Bauman) Brant. Besides her husband, she is survived by a brother, John A. Brant, RD 2; a sister, Mrs. Hazel Berkeley, RD 2, and a niece, Mrs. Janet Raupach, Glencoe, RD 1. The body will be at the Price Funeral Home after 7 p.m. tomorrow. A blessing service will be conducted there Tuesday at 11 a.m. and interment will be in Mt. Lebanon Cemetery, Glencoe, RD 1.
The Cumberland News, October 19, 1968
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

 

FAY, Mrs. Hazel Swartzwelder
 
SALISBURY, Pa. - Hazel S. Fay, 79, of 162 Ord St., Salisbury, died Friday, April 19, 1997, at Memorial Hospital, Cumberland, Md.  Born Oct. 28, 1917, near Salisbury, she was a daughter of the late Karl D. and Margaret (Hotchkiss) Swartzwelder. She also was preceded in death by two brothers, Wilber and Karl D. Swartzwelder; and a grandson, Jeffrey Wisseman. Mrs. Fay was a member of St. John's United Church of Christ, and the Salisbury Firemen's Auxiliary. Surviving are her husband, Willard G. Fay; two daughters, Elizabeth A. Fay, Salisbury, and Kathy L. Spence and husband James E., Kingsport, Tenn.; three grandchildren, Jodi Lowrey, Mike Wisseman and Andrea Spence; and four great-grandchildren. Friends will be received at the Newman Funeral Home, Salisbury, on Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted at the funeral home on Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. with the Rev. Raymond Brown officiating. Interment will be in the Salisbury Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy may be directed to St. John's United Church of Christ.
abt. Friday, April 19, 1997; MD Death Notices and Obituaries
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted December 11, 2013
 
 

                                                                                                           

FAY, Patrick

Another Old Citizen
On Saturday evening Patrick Fay, an old and much respected resident of this city died at his residence on the West Side. Mr. Fay was for many years one of the most energetic of Cumberland's police force and acted in the capacity of bailiff to the grand jury of the circuit court. Mr. J. B. Fay, of the Oakland Democrat is a son of the deceased to whom the Times extends sympathies and condolence.  The funeral took place from his late residence this afternoon. The interment was at St. Patrick’s cemetery.

Cumberland Daily Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md.,  Monday, September 20, 1886 - pg 1, col 4
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
Posted April 10, 2015

FAZENBAKER, Mr.

Necrological Record.
News was received here this week of the death of Mr. Fazenbaker on Monday at his home in Somerset. Pa . after several weeks' illness from rupture. The deceased was formerly of this place, residing near Johnsons a few miles west of the city, and was a life long member of the M.E. Church South.  The remains were brought here Wednesday and taken in charge by the Frostburg Furniture Company and placed in their morgue, where they remained until Thursday morning when they were taken to the M.E. Church at Johnsons of which the deceased was a member, where the burial services were held.  Rev. Frank Jenkins preached the sermon.  Many friends and relatives from this place and vicinity attended the funeral.  The deceased was 60 years of age and survived by several brothers and sisters residing in this vicinity.  Mrs. John Layman, of Wright's Crossing being a sister and Mrs. __Durst, of this place being a niece.  He was born at Barton, in 1845, where he resided until his father removed to Johnsons.
Friday, March 10, 1905; Cumberland Evening Times
Posted June 16, 2010

FAZENBAKER, Albert D. Sr.

RAWLINGS - Albert Donald Fazenbaker Sr., 86, of McMullen Highway, Rawlings, died Friday, Dec. 14, 2007, at his residence. Born on Oct. 18, 1921, at Westernport, he was a son of the late Albert Sherman and Rebecca Irene (Stuby) Fazenbaker. He also was preceded in death by his wife, Naomi Pearl (Roy) Fazenbaker on Aug. 19, 1999; a brother, Alvin Fazenbaker Sr.; and a grandson, George R. Rosskamp Jr. Mr. Fazenbaker was the self-employed owner and operator of Fazenbaker Electric in Rawlings. He was Lutheran by faith and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was also a member of Nancy Hanks Post 3518, V.F.W., Keyser, and Victory Post 155, American Legion, Westernport. Surviving are one son, Albert Donald Fazenbaker Jr. of Keyser, W.Va.; three daughters, Linda Carol Rosskamp and husband George of Rawlings, Donna Lou Ellifritz and husband Kipp and Christine Lynn Spurling and husband Mike, all of Keyser; one brother, William Fazenbaker of Westernport; one sister, Leanelda Farris, a resident of the Moran Manor Nursing Home, Westernport; seven grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Friends may call at the Smith Funeral Home, Keyser Chapel, on Tuesday, Dec. 18 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted at the Smith Funeral Home, Keyser Chapel, on Wednesday, Dec. 19 at 2 p.m. with Pastor Jerry Eisenhour officiating. Interment will be in the Maryland State Veterans Cemetery at Rocky Gap, Flintstone. Military honors will be accorded by the Combined Veteran's Honor Guard. Condolences and personal reflections to the family may be left after Mr. Fazenbaker's obituary at smithfuneralhomes.net.
Cumberland Times-News, The (MD) - December 18, 2007
~Genie
Posted March 18, 2016

FAZENBAKER, Mrs. Angeline Isabelle Trenum

WESTERNPORT — Angeline Isabelle Fazenbaker, 83, formerly of 21326 Creekside Drive, and most recently of Hammond Heights Apartments, Westernport, passed away Saturday, June 19, 2010, at Western Maryland Regional Medical Center, Cumberland. Born March 12, 1927, in Westernport, she was the daughter of the late William and Hazel (Evans) Trenum. Her husband, Ray Thomas Fazenbaker; a daughter, Delores Ann Fazenbaker; and a son, Raymond Fazenbaker, also preceded her in death. Mrs. Fazenbaker was a homemaker. She was a member of First Assembly of God Church, Lonaconing. She leaves behind five daughters, Sharon Winter, of Barton, Bonnie Imes, of Ridgeley, W.Va., Patsy Watson, of Burlington, W.Va., Jean Michael, of Barton, and Donna Fazenbaker, of Keyser, W.Va.; five sons, Norman Fazenbaker, of California, Douglas Fazenbaker, of Keyser, W.Va., Dale Fazenbaker, of Westernport, Jimmy Fazenbaker, of Cumberland, and Thomas Fazenbaker, of Richwood, W.Va. She is also survived by a brother, Robert Trenum, of Westernport; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends at the Boal Funeral Home, Westernport, on Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A funeral service will be conducted in the funeral home chapel on Tuesday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Robert Whitecotton officiating. Interment will be in Philos Cemetery, Westernport.
Cumberland Times-News, The (MD) - June 19, 2010
(Courtesy of Charles Riend)
Posted October 13, 2015

FAZENBAKER, Benjamin Harrison
 
B & O Engineman Dies From Injuries ~ Benj H Fazenbaker, Keyser, Looking Out Cab Window Struck by Obstacle
Keyser, WV - Aug 29 - Benjamin Harrison Fazenbaker, 46, Spring St, this city died at 1:30 this morning from a fracture at the base of the skull in Potomac Valley hospital.  Fazenbaker, a B & O locomotive engineman, was struck by some obstacle while looking out of his car when the train was passing through the cut East of McKenzie, shortly after 6 o'clock last night.  He was seen to fall suddenly from his seat by O. W. Gilpin of Cumberland, his fireman.  The injured man was brought to Keyser to the hospital.  He was unconscious and never rallied.  An investigation is being made by the railroad officials to determine the cause of the accident.  (abridged)  Mr Fazenbaker was a resident of Keyser for ten years, having moved from Piedmont.  He entered the B & O service in 1908 as a fireman and was promoted to engineer in 1912.  He was a member of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers.  Surviving are his widow, Katherine(Catherine) Fazenbaker and two sons Leroy and Curtis.
Cumberland Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md., Tuesday, August 29, 1930 - pg 1/2, col 4
(Courtesy of Pat Dailey)
(Posted November 22, 2013)

FAZENBAKER, Mrs. Bessie Ellen Legeer

GRANTSVILLE - Mrs. Bessie Ellen Fazenbaker, 58, of here, died yesterday at her home. A native of Bittinger, she was born October 7, 1905, a daughter of John and Elizabeth (Bowser) Legeer. Survivors include her husband, Charles Fazenbaker; four sons, Harry Fazenbaker, Canton, Ohio; Kenneth Fazenbaker, Addison, Pa.; Charles Fazenbaker, Frostburg; and Guy Fazenbaker, of here; two daughters, Mrs. Ruth Bittinger, of here, and Mrs. Helen Brooks, Canton; two brothers, George Legeer, Friendsville, and John Legeer, Bittinger; and thirteen grandchildren. The body is at the Newman Funeral Home here where services will be conducted Monday at 1 p.m. by Rev. William Ferguson. Interment will be in the Bittinger Cemetery.
The Cumberland Times, December 8, 1963
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted June 11, 2009


FAZENBAKER, Mrs. Betty Lee Bradburn

Lonaconing- Betty Lee Fazenbaker, 86, of Lonaconing, died Thursday, March 10, 2011 at the Egle Nursing and Rehab Center, Lonaconing. Born Dec. 12, 1924 in Lonaconing, she was the daughter of the late Isaac Bradburn and Edna Elizabeth (Stevenson) Bradburn. She was preceded in death by her husband William L. Fazenbaker on Dec. 20, 1989; two brothers, PFC Isaac M. Bradburn, who died in the Korean War and John "Jack" E. Bardburn of cumberland; and a sister, Lydia Reeves of Frostburg. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Lonaconing, and a graduate of Central High School, Lonaconing and Catherman's Business School, Cumberland. She worked for sometime as a bookkeeper for Lonaconing Motors. She was the last of her immediate family. She is survived by one son, Charles Robert Fazenbaker, Taneytown; one daughter, Brenda Lee Nichols, Keyser, W.Va.; four grandchildren, Brian Fazenbaker, Alex Fazenbaker, Danier Spiker and Jacy Wolfe; four great-grandchildren, Katie and Devon Spiker, Selah Wolfe and Dmitri Fazenbaker; and numerous nieces and nephews. At her request she was cremated. A memorial service will be held at the Eichhorn-McKenzie Funeral Home P.A. (www.eighhornmckenzie.com), Lonaconing, on Monday, March 14, 2011 at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Thomas Morgan officiating. Family and friends will be received prior to the service at 10 a.m. Inurnment will be held at Sunset Memorial Park, Cumberland.
Cumberland Times-News; about Thursday, March 10, 2011
(Courtesy of John Keyes/transcribed by Genie)
Posted September 22, 2012

FAZENBAKER, Mrs. Clara Belle Braithwaite

WESTERNPORT — Clara B. Fazenbaker, 77, of Westernport, went home to be with her Lord on Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, at Western Maryland Regional Medical Center. Born March 10, 1936, in Beryl, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Howard and Hazel Braithwaite. She was also preceded in death by her siblings, Wilda Rorhbaugh, Louise Dawson, Mary Grady and Junior Braithwaite. She was the last surviving member of the Braithwaite family. The late Roy and Icee P. Cosner, her uncle and aunt, were also very special to her and played a large role in her life. Clara was a lifelong member of Christ Memorial Baptist Church, Westernport. She happily spent her years raising her children, grandchildren and caring for her family. Family was her most treasured possession. She will be sadly missed by all who knew her. She is survived by her loving husband of 57 years, Junior W. Fazenbaker Sr.; her precious daughter, Carol McNeil and husband, Jeff, of Cumberland; and her two adoring sons, Junior W. Fazenbaker Jr. and wife, Sheri, of Westernport, and Kenneth E. Fazenbaker and wife, Jennifer, of Westernport. Her three children were her greatest accomplishments. She also leaves behind her grandchildren, Richard and Crystal Wilkinson, Jamie and Mark Harris, Jennifer and Wayne Porter, Chris and Kateri Fazenbaker, Brittany Fazenbaker and Jacob Howe, Megan Calcamp; and her great-grandchildren, Ethan, Levi and Nikoa Wilkinson, Peyton, Emilia, and Charlie Porter, Maddie Bradley, Ryan Harris, Kylie and Kennedy Fazenbaker, and Kenneth Jaxson Howe. Family and friends will be received at the Boal Funeral Home, Westernport, on Sunday, March 2, 2014, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A funeral service will be held at Christ Memorial Baptist Church, Westernport, on Monday, March 3, 2014, at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Rick High and the Rev. Bill Miller officiating. There will be a visitation at the church one hour prior to the service. Interment will be in Philos Cemetery, Westernport. Words of comfort may be expressed to the family at boalfh.com.
Cumberland Times-News, The (MD) - March 1, 2014
(Courtesy of Charles Riend)
Posted November 10, 2015

FAZENBAKER, Donald Franklin
 
Donald Franklin Fazenbaker, 36, of Confluence, Pa., died Sunday, August 31, 2003, as a result of an auto accident in Ursina, Pa. Born August 19, 1967, in Meyersdale, he was a son of the late Owen, Sr. and Wilda Mae (Beeman) Fazenbaker. Surviving are four brothers, Owen, Jr. and wife, Kim, Grantsville, Md.; John and wife Pam and James and wife, Tonya, all of Somerset; Charles, Uniontown; three sisters, Wanda Hauser, Oakland, Md.; Ethel Fazenbaker, Finzel, Md.; Brenda Shaffer and husband, Edgar, Farmington, Pa. and a number of nieces and nephews, including a special niece, Echo Shaffer. He was a carpenter for Lytle Construction. Friends will be received at the Newman Funeral Homes, P.A., 179 Miller St., Grantsville, Md. on Tuesday 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Services will be conducted in the funeral home on Thursday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Tim Gosnell officiating. Interment, Grantsville Cemetery.
Sunday, August 31, 2003; Newman Funeral Home, Grantsville, MD
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
 Posted February 7, 2014

FAZENBAKER, Edward Richard Jr.

PIEDMONT — Edward Richard Fazenbaker Jr., 54, of Martinsburg, formerly of Piedmont, passed away Monday, April 15, 2013, in Martinsburg. Born Jan. 11, 1959, in Keyser, he was the son of Edward Richard “Dick” Fazenbaker Sr. and Wilda (Biggs) Fazenbaker of Piedmont. Mr. Fazenbaker was preceded in death by his grandparents, Kemp and Leota Fazenbaker and Robert and Edna Biggs. Richard was 1977 graduate of Keyser High School, along with being a 1979 graduate of Potomac State College and 1981 graduate of West Virginia University, majoring in journalism. He was employed at Morgan Awards, Martinsburg. His passion was photography, as he was also employed at First Look Photo in Martinsburg and Hagerstown, Md. He enjoyed fishing, hiking and was an avid Nascar fan. In addition to his parents, “Dick” and Wilda, he leaves behind a sister, Betty Jo Fazenbaker and companion Paul Johnston; his aunts and uncles, Dorothy Barnard and family, Robert and Joy Biggs and family, Jane Biggs and family, and Margaret “Sissy” Folk and family. He is also survived by special friends Rick and Stacie Rohn and their daughter, Becca, and Bobbi and Dick Rohn and his other friends and co-workers from the Martinsburg area. Friends and family will be received at the Boal Funeral Home, 111 Church St., Westernport, Md., on Thursday, April 18, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be conducted at the funeral home chapel on Friday, April 19, at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Bart Thompson officiating. Interment will be in Philos Cemetery, Westernport, Md. Condolences may be sent to the family at boalfh.com.
Mineral Daily News-Tribune (WV) - April 17, 2013
(Courtesy of Charles Riend)
Posted October 17, 2015

FAZENBAKER, Mrs. Elizabeth

Mrs. Elizabeth M. Fazenbaker, wife of Wm. E. Fazenbaker, died Wednesday night at her home, 217 Potomac St, Cumberland, of apoplexy. The deceased was taken ill Wednesday morning at seven o'clock, her death coming at 10:33 same day. She was within a few days of her 61st years. Surviving her are her husband, also two daughters and three sons as follows: Mrs. J. W. McDonald, Cumberland; Mrs. W. C. Mann, Emsworth Pa; R. E. Fazenbaker and G. W. Fazenbaker, Cumberland; Oscar Fazenbaker, Keyser. Mrs. Fazenbaker was born at Berry Edge County of Durham England, and came to this country when five years of age.
NEWS TRIBUNE, (W.VA.) MARCH 31, 1911
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted July 15 , 2010
 

FAZENBAKER. Mrs. Eulah Mary Broadwater

SWANTON — Eulah Mary Fazenbaker, 70, of 18537 Maryland Highway, Swanton, passed away Saturday, Nov. 22, 2008, at Braddock Hospital, Cumberland. Born Feb. 10, 1938, at Mill Run, she was the daughter of the late Harmon J. and Anna Belle (Gardiner) Broadwater. Four brothers, Richard, Lloyd, Maurice and Robert Broadwater; and a sister, Betty Brennan, also preceded her in death. Mrs. Fazenbaker was a homemaker. She was a member of Christ Memorial Baptist Church, Westernport, where she participated with the Faith Bible Class. She leaves behind her husband, Vernon Fazenbaker; one son, Vernon Fazenbaker Jr. and wife Gale of Barton; three daughters, Eulah “Sue” Smeltzer and husband Bill of Swanton, Cheryl Lewis and husband Brian of Frostburg, and Amy Kniesley and husband Doug of Westernport; an adopted granddaughter, Katelin Moorehead of Oakland. She is also survived by one brother, Charles Broadwater of Keyser, W.Va.; three sisters, Bernice Tichnell and husband Gilbert of Keyser, Norma Jean Hoffman and husband Harry of Florida, and Kathryn Liller of Keyser; 10 grandchildren, Mary and husband Jeremiah, Melissa and fiancé Brad, Michelle, Stacy and fiancé Kasey, Tarah, Brian, Kristal, Randy, Kathy and Samantha; and five great-grandchildren, Isaiah, Tyson, Cole, Garrett and Leland. The family will receive friends at the Christ Memorial Baptist Church, Roosevelt Street, Westernport, on Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A funeral service will be conducted at Christ Memorial Baptist Church on Tuesday at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Steffan Carr and the Rev. William Carr officiating. Interment will be in Laurel Hill Cemetery, Moscow Mills. Boal Funeral Home, Westernport, is in charge of arrangements. Published November 22, 2008 in THE CUMBERLAND TIMES-NEWS, Cumberland, Maryland. (Courtesy of Charles Riend) Posted August 22, 2016

 

FAZENBAKER, Mrs. Fannie Belle Grove

BARTON - Mrs. Fannie Belle Fazenbaker, 83, widow of Oliver C. Fazenbaker, died yesterday at the home of a son, Howard Fazenbaker, Stony Run Road, Westernport. Born in Garrett County, she was a daughter of the late John and Hester (Clark) Grove. Mrs. Fazenbaker was a member of Lonaconing Assembly of God Church. Survivors include three other sons, John Fazenbaker, Elk Ridge, Md.; Stanley Fazenbaker, Barton, and Robert L. Fazenbaker, Lonaconing; three daughters, Mrs. Bertha Miller, Westernport, and Mrs. Leona Magruder and Mrs. Mary Broadwater, both of Barton, 24 grandchildren, 54 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. The body is at the Boal Memorial Chapel here where friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p. m. The body will be taken to Lonaconing Assembly of God Church Thursday for services; interment Philos Cemetery.
The Cumberland News, June 3, 1964
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)

 

FAZENBAKER, Francis Thomas

Lonaconing, Md., Dec. 11. - The funeral of Francis Fazenbaker took place this afternoon, going to Westernport by special street cars. Many of the relatives and friends of the dead man came from other towns. Interment was made in Philos cemetery. Francis Fazenbaker was born in the Michael Settlement, near Firm Rock, in what is now Garrett county, and not at Franklin, as stated in this column yesterday.
Published Wednesday, December 11, 1912 in THE EVENING TIMES, Cumberland, Maryland on page 7, col. 3.
(Courtesy of Charles Riend)
Posted November 28, 2015

FAZENBAKER, Francis Thomas

Francis Thomas Fazenbaker, aged 63, died at his home in Detmold last Sunday night. He was born near Franklin in this county and was the son of Conrad Fazenbaker. He worked in the coal mines until about 10 years ago, when he became incapacitated for manual labor. His wife and 9 children survive him, John Edward, William H. Thomas, E Frederick, Earle, Richard Olin, Mesdames George McCormick, John Quinn, Misses Clara Charlotte, all residents of Lonaconing, except Mrs Quinn, who lives at Star Junction.
Keyser Tribune, December 20, 1912
(Courtesy of Patti McDonald)
Posted August 10, 2010
 

 

FAZENBAKER, Godfrey

"Mr. Godfrey Fazenbaker, an old and well known citizen of Piedmont, died at his home on Back street Tuesday night, May 28, 1912, aged 76 years. He leaves behind his wife (and) the following children: Mr. Geo. Fazenbaker, Mrs. Minnie Bell and Mrs. Annie Bell, of Westernport; Mrs. Lillie Krouse, Mrs. Helen Grove and Mrs. Lulu Krouse, of Cumberland. Mr. Fazenbaker had been in poor health, incident to old age, for several years, but was on our streets the day before his death. The funeral took place at 10 o'clock this morning from the residence. Rev. Harry V. Wheeler, officiated."
"The Herald" Piedmont, West Virginia, Friday, 31 May 1912
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted July 15, 2009

  FAZENBAKER, Mrs. Hazel Mae Stott
 
LONACONING - Mrs. Hazel Mae (Stott) Fazenbaker, 50, wife of Robert Fazenbaker, Gilmore, died yesterday in the Maryland State Hospital in Hagerstown. A native of Frostburg, she was a daughter of Mrs. Nellie Stott, Frostburg, and the late Albert Stott. Besides her mother and husband she is survived by two sons, David and Robert Hobell, both of Barton; two sisters, Mrs. William Wagner, Canton, Ohio, Mrs. Henry McKenzie, Frostburg. Also surviving are four brothers, Albert Stott, Cumberland, Raymond, Layton and Godfrey Stott, all of Frostburg, and one grandchild. The body is at the Eichhorn Funeral Home and friends will be received from 7 to 9 p. m. today and from 2 to 4 p. m. and 7 to 9 p. m. tomorrow. A service will be conducted at the funeral home on Monday at 2 p. m. Interment will be in Oak Hill Cemetery.
The Cumberland Evening Times, August 19, 1961
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted October 25, 2012

 

FAZENBAKER, James L.

ACCIDENT — James L. Fazenbaker, 72, of near Accident, died yesterday in Garrett Counly Memorial Hospital, Oakland, where he had been a patient 12 days. A native of Garrett County, he was a son of the late John and Susana (Bittinger) Fazenbaker. He was a member of the Mennonite Church at Bear Creek. He is survived by his wife Anna (Bittinger) Fazenbaker and three brothers, George, Wiliam and Joseph Fazenbaker, all of near Accident. The body is at the Newman Funeral Home at Grantsville. Services will be conducted tomorrow at 2:30 p. m. at Bethesda Church of the Brethren by Rev. D. L. Swartzentruber, pastor of Bear Creek Mennonite Church.  Burial will be in the church cemetery. Pallbearers will be Elmer Hershberger, Waller Killius, Clyde Ash, Elmer Miller, Irvin Beachy and Edwin Yoder.
Cumberland Evening Times, Monday, July 22, 1957
~Genie
Posted July 9, 2010

FAZENBAKER, Mrs. Kathleen Miller

"Lonaconing-Mrs. Kathleen Fazenbaker, 72, formerly of here, died in St. Elizabeth's Hospital, Youngstown, Ohio, yesterday. She was born in Lonaconing, the daughter of the late Price and Margaret (Gillespie) Miller. She is survived by her husband, Fred Fazenbaker, two daughters, Mrs. Kathleen Robertson, Phoenix, Ariz., and Mrs. Betty Cantell, Dearborn, Mich., one son, Lewis E. Fazenbaker, Fayetteville,  N. C., and one sister, Mrs. Lottie Shircliffe, Baltimore. Friends will be received at the Eichhorn Funeral Home tomorrow from 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted in the funeral home Sunday at 2 p.m. by Rev. Curtis Grant, pastor of the First Assembly of God Church. Interment will be in Frostburg Memorial Park."
"Cumberland Evening Times" Cumberland, Maryland 24 Jun 1977
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted October 4, 2010

FAZENBAKER, Mrs. Leah Blanche Duckworth

WESTERNPORT, Md. - Leah B. Fazenbaker, 98, formerly of 24613 Stoney Run Road, Westernport, and most recently of Heartland of Keyser, Nursing Home, passed away Sunday, April 24, 2005, at Potomac Valley Hospital, Keyser. Born November 21, 1906, in Westernport, she was the daughter of the late Camby and Thursa Rebecca (Miller) Duckworth. Her husband, Howard Fazenbaker, three grandsons, Robbie Harshbarger, Gary Harshbarger, and Harry Dohm, and 10 brothers and sisters, also preceded her in death. She was the last survivor of her immediate family. Mrs. Fazenbaker was a homemaker. She was an active member of the First Baptist Church, Westernport, where she was a Missions Leader, a Sunday School Teacher, a Bible School Leader, and she was the church cleaner for many years. She leaves behind two daughters, Lee Ann Harshbarger and husband Bob of Piedmont, and C. Joy Smith and husband Bob of New Creek; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends at the Boal Funeral Home, Westernport on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted at the First Baptist Church, Westernport, on Wednesday at 1 p.m., with Rev. Terry Dohm and Rev. Bruce Glisson officiating. Mrs. Fazenbaker will be taken to the church one hour prior to services. Interment will be in Philos Cemetery, Westernport.
Newsbank: Waltham News Tribune (MA) (Published as Daily News Tribune, The (Waltham, MA)) - April 25, 2005.
(Courtesy of Charles Riend)
Posted October 13, 2015

 

FAZENBAKER, Mrs. Lillian Virginia Pattison
 
BLOOMINGTON — Lillian Virginia Fazenbaker, 91, formerly of Bloomington, and most recently of Moran Manor Nursing Center, Westernport, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2010 at Moran Manor. Born Feb. 3, 1919, she was the daughter of the late Russell and Eva (Allen) Pattison. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Robert E. Fazenbaker; two brothers, Charles and George Carroll; and two sisters, Iola and Mildred. She was the last survivor of her immediate family. She leaves behind a son, William G. Fazenbaker and wife Robin; and a special niece, Louise “Kitty” Mills. According to her wishes her body was cremated. There will be no visitation. A memorial service will be conducted at the Bloomington Methodist Church, Bloomington, on Friday, Nov. 19, 2010 at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Gary Rankin officiating. Inurnment will be in Philos Cemetery, Westernport. Memorials may be directed to Bloomington Methodist Church. Boal Funeral Home, Westernport, is in charge of arrangements.
The Cumberland Times-News, November 18, 2010
(Courtesy of Charles Riend)
Posted November 13, 2015


FAZENBAKER, Mrs. Lola Gertrude Oster

HAMILTON, Ohio - Lola Gertrude Fazenbaker, 93, formerly of Carolina Ave., Keyser, W.Va., and Hillsboro, Ohio, passed away Sunday, February 27, 2005, in Hamilton, Ohio. Born July 11, 1911, in Keyser, she was the daughter of the late William W. and Bessie (Flemming) Oster. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Walter E. Fazenbaker, on April 6, 1996; one sister, Pearl M. Senne; and three brothers, Raymond T. Oster, William F. Oster, and George H. Oster. Mrs. Fazenbaker was a retired school teacher, having taught kindergarten at Luke School, Luke, Md. She leaves behind one son, Dean Fazenbaker and wife, Sarah, of Lake Park, Fla.; one daughter, Nancy Doty and husband, David, of Mason, Ohio; five granddaughters, Melissa Garcia and husband, Jamie, Margaret Addison and husband, David, Cynthia Norenberg and husband, Eric, Barbara Waller and husband, Tracy, and Stephanie Race; one grandson, Gregory Fazenbaker and wife, Sarah; and 10 great-grandchildren. There will be no visitation or funeral services.  Graveside memorial services will be conducted at the Philos Cemetery, Westernport, Md., at a later date. Boal Funeral Home, Westernport, is in charge of arrangements.
Newsbank: Waltham News Tribune (MA) (Published as Daily News Tribune, The (Waltham, MA)) - March 5, 2005.
(Courtesy of Charles Riend)
Posted October 13, 2015

 

Name: Mary Colleen Fazenbaker, 74, of Bluebaugh Road, Lonaconing 
DOD: Thursday, July 1, 2010, at her residence 
Burial: unknown

Source: Eichhorn-McKenzie Funeral Home, Lonaconing, MD
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted February 19, 2014

 

FAZENBAKER, Mrs. Mary M. Salesky

WESTERNPORT, Md. - Mary M. Fazenbaker, 77, of 22725 Horserock Road, Westernport, Md., went to be with the Lord on Sunday, January 26, 2003, from the Hospice Center, Winston-Salem, NC., where she had been a patient for a week. Born February 28, 1925, in Westernport, she was the daughter of the late John and Florence (Montgomery) Salesky. Her loving husband of 56 years, William J. Fazenbaker, and three brothers also preceded her in death. Mrs. Fazenbaker was protestant by faith and a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, Piedmont, W.Va. She was a 1942 graduate of Bruce High School, and was a retired bank teller at First National Bank, Westernport. She was a member of Bethlehem Chapter #14 Order of Eastern Star, a member of the Daughters of the Nile, a member of Victory Unit #155 Ladies Auxiliary, Westernport, and a life member of Beta Sigma Phi International Sorority. Surviving is a daughter, Linda L. Haines and husband Tom, of Annapolis, Md.; a son, Ronald W. Fazenbaker and wife Lynne, of Winston-Salem, N.C.; one grandson, Keith T. Haines, of Orlando, Fla.; one granddaughter, Alicia N. Fazenbaker, of Winston-Salem; one step grandson, Darrell Southern, of Winston-Salem; one sister, Shirley Haywood, of Laurel, and one brother, Carl Salesky, of Virginia. The family will receive friends at the Boal Funeral Home, Westernport, on Wednesday. The sorority will hold a memorial service at the funeral home on Wednesday at 7 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home chapel on Thursday at 11 a.m., with Rev. Elizabeth Allen-Villinger officiating. Interment will be in Philos Cemetery, Westernport. Memorials maybe directed to Trinity United Methodist Church, Piedmont.
The Daily News Tribune, Keyser, WV, January 30, 2003
(Courtesy of Charles Riend)
Posted October 19, 2015

 

FAZENBAKER, Mrs. Rella A. Garlitz
 
FROSTBURG - Mrs. Rella A. Fazenbaker, 85, 19 Fairview Street, died Monday at her residence after a short illness. Born in Garrett County, she was a daughter of the late George and Nancy (Durst) Garlitz. Mrs. Fazenbaker's husband, Edward Fazenbaker, preceded her in death. She was a member of the First English Baptist Church. Surviving are five sons, Melvin Fazenbaker, Morgantown; Herbert Fazenbaker, Akron, Ohio; Olin Fazenbaker, Painesville, Ohio, and Clarence Fazenbaker and Alvin Fazenbaker, both at home; six daughters, Mrs. Hazel Hockley and Mrs. Alice Cox, both of Akron; Mrs. Helen Platz, Ashtabula, Ohio; Mrs. Pearl Stevens, Frostburg; Mrs. Nellie Getson and Mrs. Martha Hall, both of Hagerstown; two brothers, Olin Garlitz and William Garlitz, both of Garrett County; a sister, Mrs. Ora Layman, Garrett County, 15 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren. The body is at the Durst Funeral Home where the family will receive friends today from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. A funeral service will be conducted at the funeral home at 2 p. m. Thursday by Rev. Paul S. Moulden. Interment will follow in Frostburg Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be James Elias, Charles Wiebrecht, Ronald Winters, Richard Bassford, James Latanza and Charles Stevens.
The Cumberland News, December 30, 1964
(Courtesy of Sheryl Kelso)
Posted March 10, 2012

 

FAZENBAKER, Richard "Dick"

Westernport - Richard "Dick" Fazenbaker, 76, of 425 Poplar St., Westernport, died Saturday, April 14, 2001, at Sacred Heart Hospital, Cumberland. Born at Mill Run on April 29, 19242, he was the son of the late Ernest and Florence (Warnick) Fazenbaker. Two brothers, Harry "Manny" Fazenbaker and Tommy Fazenbaker also preceded him in death. Mr. Fazenbaker was a retired Road Foreman with the State Highway Administration, having 49 years of service. He was the Employee of the Year in 1984 for the District 6 Office, and was awarded a Governor's Citation on Sept. 30, 1996. He was an Army veteran of World War II, having served in Germany. Mr. Fazenbaker was a Vice President of the Upper Potomac Rod and Gun Club and a member of the National Rifle Association. He was an avid hunter and outdoorsman. Surviving are his wife of 55 years, Evelyn (Broadwater) Fazenbaker; two daughters, Janie Cole and husband, Elwood, of Westernport, and Donna MacDonald and special friend, Dennis Burns, of Westernport; one son, Richard Fazenbaker and wife, Delsie, of Westernport; one sister, Clara Madison of Ellwood City, PA; six brothers, Robert Fazenbaker, his twin, of Coraopolis, Pa., Leroy Fazenbaker of Ellwood City, PA., Donald Fazenbaker of Pennsylvania, Junior Fazenbaker of Westernport, Jack Fazenbaker, of Westernport, and Vernon Fazenbaker of Backbone Mountain; five grandchildren, Kimberly Broadwater and husband, Casey, Coyd Cole and finacee, Angel Bever, Ashley MacDonald and fiancee, Dale Matthews, Sydney Fazenbaker, and Allie Fazenbaker; and one great-grandson, Carson Matthews.
"Daddy was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather. He was always helping his family in every possible way. He was good to all his friends and neighbors, always lending a helping hand. People that knew him admired him for his hard work and dedication for his years of service with the State Highway Administration. No words can express how precious he was to his family and we will miss him deeply."
The family will receive friends at the Boal Funeral Home, Westernport, from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home at 11 a.m. Tuesday with the Rev. Gary Morris officiating. Interment will be Philos Cemetery, Westernport. In lieu of lowers, memorials may be directed to Tri-Towns Rescue Squad or Potomac Fire Co., both of Westernport.

Newsbank: Waltham News Tribune (MA) (Published as Daily News Tribune, The (Waltham, MA)) - April 17, 2001
(Courtesy of Charles Riend)
Posted October 5, 2015

FAZENBAKER, Mrs. Ruth Delana Alt

Ruth Delana Fazenbaker, 77, of 110 First St, Westernport, passed away Tuesday at Western Maryland Regional Medical Center, Cumberland. Born June 25, 1934 in Antioch, WV, she was the daughter of the late Charles B. and Etta (Shreve) Alt. Two sisters, Mabel Aldridge, and Beulah Staggs, and four brothers, Dayton, Ira, Robert and Benjamin Alt, also preceded her in death. Ruth was a 1953 graduate of Fort Ashby High School. She attended Potomac State College, Keyser, WV, and graduated from Tri-State Beauty Academy, Cumberland. Ruth was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, Piedmont, WV. She was a hairdresser in the area for some 45 years working at various beauty salons before eventually retiring from Moran Manor Nursing Home. Ruth loved to read, watch old movies and play bridge. She especially enjoyed cooking meals for her family on special occasions. She leaves behind her husband, John O. "Jack" Fazenbaker, three sons, John Fazenbaker and wife Alexa of Westernport, Craig Fazenbaker and wife Jean of Keyser, WV, Chad Fazenbaker and wife Eunhee of Seoul, Korea, one daughter, Julie Shahan of Fredericksburg, VA, and grandchildren, her pride and joy, who affectionately called her "Grandma Ruth", Canon and wife Sara, Cole, Job, Rae Michelle, and Caleb Fazenbaker, and Peyton and Kennedy Shahan. She is also survived by one brother, Charles Alt Jr and wife Pauline of Keyser, WV, two sisters, Catherine Robinson of Elkton, VA, and Mary Neff of Hot Springs, VA. Also surviving are sister-in-laws, Tina Alt of Keyser, WV, Elaine Alt of Baltimore, and special friends, Shirley and Bill Egan of Georgia and Nora and Joe LaRue of Luke, and many nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends at the Boal Funeral Home, Westernport, on Saturday from 2 PM to4 PM and 6 PM to 8 PM. A funeral service will be conducted at the funeral chapel on Sunday at 2:00 PM, with Rev. Bart Thompson officiating. Interment will be in Philos Cemetery, Westernport. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to Trinity United Methodist Church, or the Westernport Heritage Society.
Mineral Daily News-Tribune (WV) - October 7, 2011
(Courtesy of Charles Riend)
Posted October 13, 2015

FAZENBAKER, Stanley William

BARTON — Stanley William Fazenbaker, 78, of Temperance Row, Barton, went to be with the Lord, Monday, April 20, 2015, at Western Maryland Regional Medical Center, Cumberland. Born Oct. 30, 1936, in Barton, he was the son of the late Stanley Marcus and Ethel Jane (Custer) Fazenbaker. He was also preceded in death by a brother, James Oliver Fazenbaker. “Bill” graduated from the first class of Valley High School. He retired from Westvaco Corp., having been an operator in the 8 and 9 calendar room. He was a member of the National Rifle Association. He attended the former Moscow Church of the Nazarene. He was an avid guitarist, having played for several bands and churches throughout the area. He leaves behind his wife, Brenda (Keller) Fazenbaker; a special daughter, Belinda Crider and husband Kenney and their children, Trent and Tyler of Ridgeley, W.Va.; a sister, Dottie Foutz of Westernport; a nephew, James Foutz and wife Amy and children, Jimmy, Christopher Foutz, all of Myrtle Beach, S.C., and Sara Foutz of Greensboro, N.C. He is also survived by two special great-grandnieces, Emily Weddle, Hayley Weddle, and a special great-grandnephew, Michael Weddle, all of Barton. Friends and family will be received at the Boal Memorial Chapel, Barton, on Thursday, April 23, 2015. A funeral service will be conducted at the Boal Chapel on Friday, April 24, 2015, at 1 p.m., with Pastor Rick High officiating. Interment will be in Philos Cemetery, Westernport.
The Cumberland Times-News, April 24, 2015
(Courtesy of Charles Riend)
Posted November 19, 2015

 

FAZENBAKER, William Joseph

WESTERNPORT, Md. -- William Joseph Fazenbaker, 77, of 22725 Horse Rock Rd., Westernport, Md., passed away Monday, April 1, 2002, at Sacred Heart Hospital, where he had been a patient for a month. He was the son of the late O.E. and Bertha (Poland) Fazenbaker. Six brothers and two sisters also preceded him in death. Mr. Fazenbaker was protestant by faith, and a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, Piedmont, W.Va. He was a 1942 graduate of Bruce High School. He served during World War II with the 45th infantry in Italy and Southern France. He received the Bronze Star and the Purple Heart. "Bill" retired from Westvaco Corp. as Maintenance Superintendent. He was a member of Hiram Lodge #103 AF & AM, Westernport, a member of Cumberland Scottish Rite, where he recently received his 40-year pin. He was a member of the Ali Ghan Temple, where he served as Captain of the Arab Patrol. He was Past President of the Mid Atlantic Arab Shrine Patrol in 1994- 95. He was a member of the El Fidel Club, and Mill Creek Golf course, where he loved to golf. Mr. Fazenbaker was a member of Victory Post #155 American Legion, Westernport and Queens Point V.F.W. #6775, McCoole, and a former member of Tri-Towns Lions Club. Surviving is his wife of 56 years, Mary M. (Salesky) Fazenbaker; a daughter, Linda L. Haines and husband Tom of Annapolis, Md.; a son, Ronald W. Fazenbaker of Winston Salem, NC; one grandson, Keith T. Haines of Orlando, Fla.; one granddaughter, Alicia Fazenbaker of Winston Salem, NC; and one sister, Bertha Lease of Westernport. The family will receive friends at the Boal Funeral Home, Westernport, on Wednesday from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Services will be conducted at the funeral home chapel on Thursday at 11 a.m., with Rev. Elizabeth Allen-Villinger officiating. Interment will be in Philos Cemetery, Westernport, where full military honors will be accorded at graveside by the combined veterans organizations. The Hiram Lodge will hold a memorial service at the funeral home on Wednesday at 7:15 PM, and the Arab Patrol of Ali Ghan Temple will hold a memorial service at the funeral home on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.
Newsbank: Waltham News Tribune (MA) (Published as Daily News Tribune, The (Waltham, MA)) - April 2, 2002
(Courtesy of Charles Riend)
Posted October 5, 2015

 

FAZENBAKER, William Thomas

"Shocked and grieved by news received Friday that his son, Lt. William D. Fazenbaker, was missing in action in the European area, William Thomas Fazenbaker, 65, died suddenly of a heart attack Monday evening at 7:40 o'clock at the home of his brother, Edward W. Fazenbaker, Walnut street, Westernport. Funeral services will be held at 3 o'clock this afternoon at the home of his brother, with Rev. James L. Robertson, pastor of the Trinity Methodist church, officiating, Interment will be in Philos cemetery. Mr. Fazenbaker had been employed in the finishing room at the coating mill of the W. Va. Pulp & Paper company at Luke for some years. Previously he was a boilermaker at the shops of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad company. He was a native and life-long resident of Westernport and a member of Trinity Methodist church, Piedmont. Mr. Fazenbaker was twice married. His first wife, Margaret (Davis) Fazenbaker, died about fifteen years ago. His second wife, Mrs. Blanche (Ahern) Niland Fazenbaker, survives. He also leaves a son, Sgt. Thomas L. Fazenbaker, Camp Davis, N.C., a daughter, Mrs. Naomi Bartlett, of Cleveland, Ohio, his brother, Edward W. Fazenbaker, and a sister, Mrs. Effie Kooken, of Baltimore."
"Piedmont Herald" Piedmont, West Virginia, Thu 28 Oct 1943
(Courtesy of Shawn McGreevy)
Posted May 30, 2010

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