Cumberland Times-News

Obituaries

April 4, 2012

Ellen E. (Steele) Leasure [Frostburg]

2012 — FROSTBURG- Ellen Elizabeth (Steele) Leasure, 91, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at the Frostburg Village Nursing Center.

Born Nov. 1, 1920, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Daisy Mussetter Steele.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Milson D. Leasure; her son, Milson "Dale" Leasure; as well as a great-grandson, Malcolm Angel Graham.  In addition, Ellen was preceded in death by two brothers, Orville and Ralph Steele; and three sisters, Edna Lancaster, Ruth Lockard, and Grace Murphy.  She was the last member of her immediate family.

Mrs. Leasure was a life-long member of the First Congregational Church of Frostburg.  Ellen was a homemaker who was deeply devoted to her family.  “Mom Lea” as she was often referred to by her great-grandsons loved to play cards and crochet.

She is survived by her daughter, Carol McDonald and husband, Jim of Frostburg; daughter-in-law, Linda Leasure of Sterling Heights, Mich.; grandchildren, Lori Haberlein and husband William of Smithsburg, Allan McDonald of Columbia, and Cathy Wakefield and husband Jamie of Cresaptown, Mark Leasure of Sterling Heights, and Kelly Graham and husband, Michael of Burton, Mich.; great-grandchildren, Lucas and Ashley Haberlein, Jacob and Justin Wakefield, Leah, Mikayla, and Kaitlyn Leasure and Madison and Michael Graham. She was also awaiting the arrival of another great-grandchild later this year.

Friends will be received at the Sowers Funeral Home on Friday, April 6, 2012 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.

Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home on Saturday, April 7, 2012 at 11:30 a.m. with the Rev. Kenneth Hamilton officiating.

Interment will be in Frostburg Memorial Park.

Pallbearers will be Ronald Murphy, Ralph Murphy, Edward Steele, William Haberlein, Lucas Haberlein, and Jamie Wakefield.

Memorial contributions may be sent to the Frostburg Public Library, 65 East Main St., Frostburg, MD 21532.

Condolences may be sent to www.sowersfuneralhome.com.

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