Obituary of Freda J. Fancher
Fancher, Freda Jean Howard
Freda was born on
Freda was a member of the Asbury United Methodist Church of Norton Hill. She was always very active, participating in ladies bowling, softball, and golf teams. She was a talented seamstress, making dresses and special occasion outfits for her daughters, nieces, and others. She also taught sewing at the
She created many beautiful cakes for family member weddings and other special occasions. An avid crafter, Freda enjoyed ceramics, leather tooling, plastic canvas, and most of all the family art of crocheting, attending craft fairs with her daughters and selling her hand-made items. Freda loved automobiles and enjoyed attending car shows with her classic cars. Above all, Freda loved to dance, and was a proud long-time member of the Schoharie Valley Cloggers Dance Troupe.
Freda is survived by her husband of 61 years, Ronald S. Fancher, and her two beloved daughters, Pamela Jean Fancher-Brent (Randy) and Rhonda Lyn Margiasso (Jim); five grandchildren: Jessica Jean Dwyer-Moreau, Thomas Michael "TJ" Dwyer (Amanda), Ronald Mitchel "Mitch" Dwyer (Pixy), Ryan Andrew Margiasso and Martin Daniel Margiasso (Celina); Four great-grandchildren: Jace Moreau, Twins Emelia &
Heidi Dwyer and Baron Dwyer - with 2 more on the way. Also surviving is her brother Glenn E. Howard (Carol) and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Freda was predeceased in death by her parents, Fred E. Howard and Emma L Simmons Howard.
Calling hours will be on Monday, October 9th from 3 to 5 and at A.J. Cunningham Funeral Home,