Elaine Sue Pressman
FROSTBURG - Elaine Sue "Sparky" Pressman, 92, passed away on Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, at Sterling Care, with family by her side.
Born on July 9, 1927, in Frostburg, she was the daughter of the late Ralph Baker and Veda (Green) Folk. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Earl M. Pressman; and stepbrother, Leland "Whitey" Folk.
Elaine graduated with the Beall High School, class of 1945, and was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Frostburg American Legion Farrady Post 24 and the Moose Lodge.
Elaine was a gifted seamstress and transformed any kind of fabric into clothing, furniture covers, gowns, etc. She also enjoyed other creative crafts such as quilting, crocheting and knitting. She liked to bake and made layer cakes for weddings. She loved the outdoors and traveled to many locations in and out of the country. She liked to hunt and fish and work in her vegetable garden; she was truly the modern version of a "Pioneer Woman."
Surviving are children, son, John Eckhart and wife, Denise, and daughter, Susan McNeil and husband, Thomas; grandchildren, Benjamin Eckhart, Jonna Eckhart, Paige McNeil and Brooklynn McNeil; brother, William Baker, and his daughters, Lucinda Embrey and Billie Jo Norris; and her first husband, Harry Edwin Eckhart.
Elaine was cremated in accordance with her wishes.
A celebration of her life will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, the family request donations to the Frostburg Senior Center, 27 South Water Street, Frostburg, MD 21532.
Words of comfort may be sent to the family following the obituary at www.durstfuneralhome.com.
Published on January 25, 2020


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