Laura Marie (Holmes) Elder, 95, of Oakland, MD, passed away on April 10, 2022. Born on September 14, 1926, in Plum Borough, PA, to the late Mae Shriver.
Laura was a member of the Eastern Stars and loved traveling to Florida in the winter and doing activities with the Red Hat Ladies. In her spare time, she enjoyed knitting, crocheting, baking, working puzzles, flowers and walking with her neighbors. She loved going to greenhouses and picking out plants.
She is survived by a son, Gary Whiteman and wife Karen; a daughter, Donna Mohr and husband Terry;a daughter-in-law, Joan Elder; grandchildren: Ryanne Edwards, Damian Elder and companion Tracy, Charity Saffell (Elder) and husband Chris, Donald Vorous and wife Tass, Deneane Morgan and husband Will, Paige Whiteman, Tasha Cogley, Josh Armstrong and wife Katherine, Christy Cogley; great-grandchildren: Danika Saffell, Jaiden Saffell, Kendall Edwards, Valentina Vorous, Timmy Morgan, Tommy Morgan, Joshua Armstrong, Lillian Armstrong, Laurel Armstrong, Sierra Miller, Lennie Miller, Abigail Miller and Tessa Warnick; special nieces and nephews Jim Hipple, Jeff Hipple and Darlene Hipple.
In addition to her mother, she was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas H. Elder, whom she married on August 15, 1964; a son, Dan Elder and a sister, Marian Hipple.
Mrs. Elder's request for cremation will be honored. No services are scheduled at this time. The C & S Fredlock Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Elder Family at this time.