Freeman Maurice Eckenrode

March 23, 1959 ~ September 18, 2020 (age 61)


Freeman Maurice Eckenrode, 61, of Mountain Lake Park, MD, died suddenly on Friday, September 18, 2020, in Oakland.

Born March 23, 1959, in Oakland, he was the son of the late Playford Freeman Eckenrode and Helen Lucille (Sines) Eckenrode.

Freeman was a member of the VFW Home Aid Association.

He is survived by two brothers, John W. Michaels, Jr., and wife, Geraldine and Jeff Michaels and wife, Connie, all of Oakland; one sister, Patty Michaels, Grantsville; one nephew, James Michaels and one niece, Tammy Tusing.

Friends will be received at the Newman Funeral Homes, P.A., 1100 Memorial Drive, Oakland on Wednesday, September 23, 2020, from 4-6 pm.  Funeral services will be held in the funeral home chapel on Thursday, September 24, 2020, at 10:00 am, with the Rev. Russell Liller officiating.   Interment will be in Garrett County Memorial Gardens.

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September 23, 2020

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Newman Funeral Homes, P.A., Oakland
1100 Memorial Drive
Oakland, MD 21550

Funeral Service
September 24, 2020

10:00 AM
Newman Funeral Homes, P.A., Oakland
1100 Memorial Drive
Oakland, MD 21550

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