Cumberland Times-News


March 23, 2013

MARY C. CARDER [Frostburg]

FROSTBURG — Mary Catherine Carder, 84, of Slabtown, passed away on Thursday, March 21, 2013, at the Frostburg Village Nursing Home.

Born July 17, 1928, in Slabtown, Mrs. Carder was the daughter of the late Roy Folk and Anna Bishields Folk. She is also preceded in death by her husband, John Carder.

Mrs. Carder worked all her life, employed first by the Undergarment Factory, then many years by the Celanese Corporation until her retirement. She was later employed by the cafeteria at Frostburg State University.

She was a life-long member of St. Georges Episcopal Church in Mount Savage where as a young woman she taught Sunday School. Later in life she was a member of the Women of St. George’s and participated in many church activities, among them the monthly Potato Bars and yearly Holiday Bazaar and Dinner.

She especially enjoyed her home and had been a loving companion and caregiver to her parents all her life until their passing.

She is survived by two brothers, William Folk, of Slabtown and Ralph Folk and wife Lynda, of Mount Savage; a sister, Phyllis Wallace and husband Edward, of Everett, Pa.; several nieces, Christie Marshall and husband John, of Williamsburg, Va.; Anita Rought, of Germantown, Katherine Keegan and husband Michael, of Brunswick and Michalene McDonald and husband Andrew, of Edgewater; one nephew, Alex Folk and wife Elizabeth, of Rockville, and eleven great-nieces and nephews.

Friends and family will be received at Durst Funeral Home, 57 Frost Ave., Frostburg, on Monday, March 25, 2013, from 6 to 8 p.m.

Funeral services will be conducted in St. Georges Episcopal Church, Mount Savage, on Tuesday, March 26, 2013, at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Theresa Brion officiating and assisted by Lydia Martin.

Interment will be in the St. Georges Episcopal Cemetery.

Condolences may be sent to the family at

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