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M. Ellanor Damewood, 77, passed away on Friday, July 14, 2017, at Western Maryland Regional Medical Center.
Born on Sept. 3, 1939, in Frostburg, she was the daughter of the late Daniel T. and Lois G. (Schlotterbeck) Drew. In addition to her parents, Ellanor was preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, Ronald L. Damewood in 2010.
Ellanor was a graduate of the 1957 class of Beall High School. Following graduation, she worked as a legal secretary. She was a loving mother, sister, grandmother and great-grandmother. She loved her family and was a caregiver to everyone. You never left her house with an empty stomach. Ellanor always put other's needs before her own.
Surviving are daughter, Cheryl A. Parker and husband, Steve; son, Daniel L. Damewood; grandchildren, Amber Hoffman and husband, Russell, Taylor L. Parker, Laney M. Damewood and Izabella D.Damewood; great-granddaughter, Rilyn Hoffman and Kylee Hoffman; sister, Alice R. Monahan and husband Bill; brother-in-law, David Damewood; nieces, Vicki Day and Wendy Atkinson and husband, Bill; great-nieces, Alison Eller and Brianne Davis; aunt, Coralee Engle; as well as other extended family and friends.
Family and friends will be received at Durst Funeral Home, 57 Frost Avenue, Frostburg, on Monday, July 17, 2017, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. with the Rev. George Harpold officiating.
Interment will follow in Frostburg Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations, in Ellanor's name, be made to the Schwab Family Cancer Center, Western Maryland Health System, 12500 Willowbrook Road, SE, Cumberland, MD 21502; or the Shaft Volunteer Fire Department, 19303 Shaft Road SW, Frostburg, MD 21532.
Words of comfort may be sent to the family following the obituary at www.durstfuneralhome.com.
Published on July 14, 2017
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