Elijah Harmon Michaels, 66, formerly of 40 Main Street, 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, 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 WV; 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 2:00 PM at 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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