Mr. Carroll Nelson Fraley, 88, of Thurmont passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 20, 2022 at Dove Hospice House in Westminster. He was the loving husband of Celia Fraley. They were married for 67 years.
Born December 1, 1933 in Thurmont, he was the son of the late Plummer and Margaret (Coyle) Fraley.
An avid baseball player, Carroll played professionally for the St. Louis Cardinals in 1953, and, later, for many years with the Creagerstown Tri-County League. Additionally, he proudly served in the United States Army from 1956-58.
Mr. Fraley worked for over 40 years as a machinist at Moore's Business Forms and, in earlier years, at Black's Orchard.
He loved to fish, hunt, and spend time with his grandkids and watching their sporting events. He was loved by all and will be greatly missed.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Timothy Fraley and wife, Angela, and Thomas Fraley and wife, Shelly; six grandchildren, Rebecca, Timothy Robert, Dakotah, Jacob, Colton, and Ashley; three sisters, Naomi Long, Sylvia Keller, and Judy Evans; his brother, Plummer H. Fraley; and many nieces and nephews and extended family members.
He was predeceased by his siblings, Robert Fraley, Mary Lawyer, and Victor Fraley.
The family will receive friends from 4 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, August 24, 2022 at Stauffer Funeral Home, 104 E. Main Street, Thurmont.
Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m. on Thursday, August 25 from the funeral home chapel. Officiating will be the Rev. Tim May.
Interment will follow in Resthaven Memorial Gardens.
If desired, memorial donations may be made to Dove Hospice House.
Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at www.staufferfuneralhome.com.