Felisa Rosario Arana, 62

May 25, 2010
  • Felisa Rosario Arana

NOV. 12, 1947-MAY 22, 2010

FREDERICK, Md. - Mrs. Felisa Rosario Arana, 62, of Frederick, died Saturday, May 22, 2010, at Washington Adventist Hospital, Takoma Park.

She was the wife of Abel Arana Sr.

She was born Nov. 12, 1947, in Quito, Ecuador.

Mrs. Arana was a homemaker.

She was a member of the Frederick FOE and the Elks, serving as chaplain, as well as the Birthright of America.

Felisa was an avid bingo enthusiast. She enjoyed playing, as well as spending many hours as a volunteer for St. Thomas Moore and St. John's Catholic Prep School bingo fundraisers.

Surviving in addition to her husband are four children, Abel Arana Jr. and wife, Trish, Michael Arana and wife, Pamela, Stephen Arana, and Melissa Arana and fianc, Tramane Sampson; and four grandchildren, Antonio Arana, Joey Arana, Maya Arana and Estevon Arana.


A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 27, at St. Joseph on Carrollton Manor Catholic Church, 5843 Manor Woods Road, Buckeystown, with the Rev. Lawrence K. Frazier as celebrant. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday, May 27, at Stauffer Funeral Home, 1621 Opossumtown Pike in Frederick, where a memorial service will begin at 4 p.m.

Interment will be private.

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