Cumberland Times-News


April 13, 2013


FROSTBURG — Elijah Harmon Michaels, 66, formerly of 40 Main St., Lonaconing, died Friday, April 12, 2013, at the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center, Cumberland.  

Born on March 30, 1947, in Frostburg, he was the son of the late James Michaels and Rachel (Beeman) Michaels. Along with his parents, he was also preceded in death by two brothers, Donald Lee Michaels and David Michaels.

He was a member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church, Frostburg. He had worked in construction for many years.

He is survived by his loving wife of almost 44 years, Dorthea (Skidmore) Micheals, whom he married on May 29, 1969. He is also survived by his children, Tammy Michaels, of Finzel and her soul mate Greg Ritchie, of Gilmore, Patrick Michaels, of Midland and Donald Michaels, of Cresaptown; four grandchildren, Tiffany Crosby, of Finzel, Wade Crosby, of Finzel, Scott Broadwater, of Frostburg and Garrett Michaels, of Midland; two brothers, Johnny Michaels and Mary Lou Coleman, of Barton and James Michaels and wife Nancy, of Eckhart; two sisters, Becky Michaels, of Eckhart and Rachel Lewis and husband John, of West Virginia; one sister-in-law, Faye Michaels, of Frostburg and numerous nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held on Monday, April 15, 2013, at 2 p.m. in the Trinity Assembly of God, Midlothian, with Pastor Rob Culler officiating.

Wilhelm-Eakin Funeral Home, P.A., Lonaconing, handled the arrangements.

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