Elwood M. Fake

  • "I will miss you uncle Sonny, Thank you Steph and Kenny for..."
    - Kim Harris
  • "Aunt Pat... I'm sorry to hear of Uncle Sonnys passing. He's..."
    - Linda Hagens
  • "Woody touched the lives of many young athletes, he will be..."
    - Georgia Hockenjos
  • "Thanks for all the memories"
    - Jeff Gamber
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    - Melissa Hess

YORK Elwood M. "Woody" Fake, 78, died Friday, May 2, 2014, at York Hospital. A Celebration of Life Service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at Heffner Funeral Chapel & Crematory, Inc., 1551 Kenneth Road, York, with his pastor, the Rev. James Driskell officiating. A viewing will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will be held in Susquehanna Memorial Gardens. Born September 28, 1935, in Yoe, he was a son of the late Mason E. and Florence A. (Delle) Fake. An employee of the Northeastern School District, he taught at Conewago Elementary for 30 years until his retirement in 1988. Woody had a lifelong passion for baseball. He coached youth baseball for several years and from 1957-1996, he was an active member of the Central York County Baseball League, where he volunteered as a scorekeeper, statistician and league secretary and was inducted to their league Hall of Fame in 1996. He also assisted the York College baseball team with recruiting and stats and their basketball team as a scorekeeper. He was also a member of First St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church in York, Hawks Club, PSEA, NEA and a former usher at the Strand-Capital Performing Arts Center. Mr. Fake is survived by four sisters, Delores Landis of Dover, Romaine Frey of York, Helen Harris of Omaha, Neb. and Patricia Spagnola of York; nieces and nephews; and extended family members, Kenneth and Stephanie Crouse, Lisa Thompson and husband, Steven and sons and Gina Krout and husband Brad. He was preceded in death by several brothers and sisters. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Central York County Baseball League, 101 E. Springettsbury Avenue, York Pa 17401. Send Condolences at BestLifeTributes.com
Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on May 5, 2014
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Heffner Funeral Chapel & Crematory Inc
1551 Kenneth Rd York, PA 17408
(717) 767-1551
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