Janet L. Frey, 85

August 05, 2009

JULY 31, 1924-AUG. 3, 2009

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Janet L. Frey, age 85, of 1838 Falling Spring Road, Chambersburg, died Monday, Aug. 3, 2009, in her home.

Born July 31, 1924, in Shippensburg, she was a daughter of the late Irvin and Bertha Hunsecker Martin.

She was married to the late Adin L. Frey on Oct. 26, 1943. He preceded her in death on March 6, 2006.

A homemaker and mother of six, Janet assisted and supported her husband with several local businesses, including the former Frey's Farm Dairy on Falling Spring Road.


She was a member of Chambersburg Mennonite Church, where years ago, she was active with the sewing circle and the Bible Release ministry.

Surviving her are five children, Eugene R. Frey and wife, Hazel, of Lancaster, Linda Horst and husband, John, of Clear Spring, Md., Fern Diller and husband, Eugene, of Greencastle, Miriam Hawbaker and husband, Wayne, of Greencastle, and Wilmer L. Frey and wife, Serita, of Deerfield, N.H.; daughter-in-law, Dorothy Frey of Chambersburg; 20 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren.

Aside from her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her son, Robert L. Frey, on Feb. 28, 1999; and five brothers, Melvin, Paul, Harry, Glen and Lester.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 7, 2009, at Chambersburg Mennonite Church, 1800 Philadelphia Ave., Chambersburg, with the Rev. Jerry Roth officiating. Interment will follow in the adjoining church cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the church from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday and one hour prior to the service on Friday.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Chambersburg Mennonite Church, 1800 Philadelphia Ave., Chambersburg, PA 17201.

Arrangements are entrusted to the Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, Chambersburg.

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