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Chaneysville

Freda L. Hammond, 88, of Beans Cove Road, Chaneysville, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021, at Allegany Health Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Cumberland.

She was born on June 26, 1932, in Chaneysville, a daughter of the late Webster H. and Amanda Hazel (Walters) Trail. On Nov. 6, 1954, in Cumberland, Md., she was united in marriage to Charles W. “Chuck” Hammond. He preceded her in death on Nov. 10, 2019.

She is survived by children: Regina, married to Wilmer Williams, Clearville; Charlene “Cookie,” married to David Wharran, Clearville; and Sheila “Shelly” Mantia, Everett; six grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

She was the last surviving member of her siblings. She was preceded in death by the following: Merle Trail, Percy Trail, Ralph Trail, Marshall Trail, Hobert Trail, and Webster Trail Jr. and Vera Leydig.

Freda was a graduate of Everett High School in 1952. She was a bus contractor for the Everett Area School District for many years until her retirement.

Freda was a member of the Chaneysville United Methodist Church and attended El Bethel Assembly of God. She was a member of the Chaneysville Volunteer Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary, the Chaneysville PTO, and the Chaneysville Senior Center. She was a former member of the William McKinley Smith Post No. 155 American legion Women’s Auxiliary and the Everett Area School Bus Association. She was active in selling Raffle tickets for her various organizations.

A private funeral service will be held in the Chapel at Akers Funeral Home with Pastor Vincent Smith officiating.

Burial will be held at the Mt. Zion Cemetery.

If friends so desire, memorial contributions may be made in memory of Freda to the Mt. Zion Cemetery Association, 801 Lashley Road, Artemas, PA 17211 or the Chaneysville Volunteer Fire Company, 3930 Chaneysville Road, Clearville, PA 15535.

Arrangements by Akers Funeral Home Inc., 299 Raystown Road, Everett, PA 15537.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.akersfuneralhome.com.

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