Cumberland Times-News


July 6, 2014


— LONACONING — Ella Rae Fazenbaker, 89, of Lonaconing, went to be with her Lord and Saviour from the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center on Thursday, July 3, 2014.

Born Dec. 1, 1924, at Dans Mountain, Lonaconing, she was the daughter of the late William and Desdemona (Powell) Loar. She was also preceded in death by her brothers, George, John and Wesley; and by her sisters, Rose Loar, Julia Loar, Anna Loar and Mary Llewellyn. She was also predeceased by a daughter-in-law, Lolita L. Fazenbaker.

Left behind to mourn her are her husband of 64 years, John Edison “Ed” Fazenbaker, Lonaconing; sons, Gary (Mary) of Westernport, and Robert (Connie) of Lonaconing. Also surviving is one sister, Esther (Melvin) Wiland, Lonaconing; four grandchildren, Lisa (Henry) Stafford, of Warrenton, Va., Chanda (Fred Rounds), of Barton, Ryan Fazenbaker, Barton, and Joshua (Tina) Fazenbaker, Cresaptown. Also surviving are eight great-granddaughters, Emily, Sydney, Kendal, Madison, Sophie, Gwendolyn, Ava, and Christina. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

Ella Rae was a faithful lifetime member of the Bethel Holiness Church. She was formerly employed at the Lonaconing Silk Mill. She lovingly tended many children through the years. She also faithfully tended to her church, keeping it in spotless order for many years. She served as secretary to the Women’s Ministries of the Bethel Holiness Church. She also sang in the church choir.

The family will receive friends at the Boal Memorial Chapel in Barton, on Monday, July 7, 2014, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Her Home Going Service will be conducted at the Bethel Holiness Church, Lonaconing, on Tuesday, July 8, 2014, at 11 a.m. by her nephew the Rev. George Loar, assisted by the Rev. Charles Winebrenner and the Rev. David Schoch.

Interment will be at the Oak Hill Cemetery, Lonaconing.

Memorials in her memory may be directed to the Bethel Holiness Church, Lonaconing.

The family would like to thank the staff at Frostburg Village Nursing Home for the care Ella received while a resident
there. Words of comfort may be expressed to the family at

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