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Charles W. Frame, 90

FEB. 25, 1921-JULY 31, 2011

August 02, 2011

Charles William Frame, 90, of Cumberland, passed away Sunday, July 31, 2011, at Lions Center Nursing Home, surrounded by his family.

Born Feb. 25, 1921, in Cumberland, Md., he was the son of the late Charles Robert and Julia (Mooney) Frame.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Jean (Bunnell) Frame in 2000; great-grandson, Ethan; brothers, Robert Frame and Eugene Frame; and sister, Dorothy (Frame) Subra.

Charles was the owner and operator of General Glass Co.

He was a staff sergeant in the U.S. Army with the Signal Corps attached to the Third Army commanded by Gen. George Patton during World War II, where he met his wife while stationed near Manchester, England.

Charles worked for Pittsburgh Plate Glass Co. as a glazier and installed most of the storefronts on Baltimore Street.

He resided in Williamsport, Md., for 20 years. He spent the last two years of his life at the Lions Center, where he met many friends. He corresponded with friends worldwide on his computer and enjoyed working on genealogy.  

Surviving are his daughters, Kathryn Cox and husband, David, and Teresa Johnson and husband, Craig, all of Cumberland; sons, Michael Frame of Washington, D.C., Tom Frame and wife, Cheryl, of Williamsport, and Christopher Frame of Boston, Mass.; sister, Mary McClain of East Prairie, Mo.; grandchildren, Julie, Kari, Shauna, Zachary and Caitlin; and great-grandchildren, Tyler, Kaylee, Logan, and Carver.  

At his request, his body will be cremated.  

Friends will be received at Scarpelli Funeral Home, P.A., 108 Virginia Ave., Cumberland, (www.scarpellifuneralhomes.com) on Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., and funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home at 1 p.m. following visitation.  

Inurnment will be in private.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be directed to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105; or Lions Center, 901 Seton Drive, Lavale, MD 21502 for the Residents Fund.

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