Donald Melvin Ely Jr., 37, of Thurmont, Maryland, passed from this life unexpectedly on Friday, August 6, 2021.
Born on June 8, 1984, he was the son of Donald Melvin Ely Sr. and Jan Ely and the late Margaret Louise (Curtis) Brigham and Don Brigham. Donald graduated from Walkersville High School, class of 2002.
Donald is survived by his siblings, Dennis (Karissa), Pat, David, John (Kristen), Brent (Jen) and Ann (Jason). He is also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, and nephews.
He was an avid Redskins fan and a Washington Capitals fan. He enjoyed collecting baseball cards, watching movies and spending time with his friends and family.
The family will receive friends from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm on Sunday, August 15, 2021 at Stauffer Funeral Home, 1621 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick, MD and a celebration of his life will begin at 3pm at the funeral home.