SILVER SPRING - Norma Fagan of Silver Spring, MD, formerly of Frostburg, passed away on Thursday, April 19, 2018. She was born Norma Lee Nelson on July 6, 1933, to Elvira and Andrew Nelson of Frostburg, Maryland. She graduated valedictorian from Beall High School Class of 1951 and then completed a Bachelor’s Degree from Frostburg State Teachers College. She went on to receive a Master’s Degree in Education from the University of Maryland and held positions as an elementary school teacher and principal. In 1968 she married Fredric G. Fagan. She dedicated her later life to Christian education and service, holding positions as both Director of Lay Ministries at Rockville United Methodist Church and as Executive Director of the Montgomery Avenue Women’s Center. Norma is preceded in death by her husband Fred and her sister Anna. Norma is survived by her two sons William and Richard, two daughters-in-law, Meredith and Cassandra, and three grandchildren, Claire, Logan, and McKayla. A funeral service will be held at Sowers Funeral Home, 60 West Main Street, Frostburg, MD, on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Jennifer Smith officiating. Interment will follow the service at Emmanuel United Methodist Cemetery located at 29 Pocahontas Rd, Frostburg, MD 21532. A memorial service will also be held in remembrance and celebration of Norma’s life at Rockville United Methodist Church, 112 W Montgomery Ave, Rockville, MD 20850 on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Martha Meredith officiating.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Montgomery Avenue Womens' Center (http://mawc.tripod.com/mawc/donations.html) or to Rockville United Methodist Church (http://www.rockvilleumc.org/).
Montgomery Avenue Womens' Center
Rockville United Methodist Church