Donald L. Frey

APRIL 2, 1932-JAN.19, 2012

January 26, 2012

On Jan. 19, 2012, we lost our beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend, Donald Leo Frey of Falling Waters, W.Va.

Born April 2, 1932, in Smithsburg, Md., he was the son of the late Harry L. Frey Sr. and Naomi C. Smith Frey.

Donald was retired from Eastalco Aluminum in Frederick, Md.

He was a member of Life House Bethel Church in Hagerstown, Md., and was very active in Royal Rangers, an Assemblies of God boys organization. He became a commander in 1976 and moved on to the executive staff, where he has continued to serve. He was also active in missions, both in the U.S. and abroad, building churches and doing other volunteer work.

Don is survived by his wife of 59 years, Sara I. (Revell) Frey; one daughter, Rebecca S. Frey; and two sons, Donald L. Frey II and wife, Bonnie, of Middletown and Stephen P. Frey and wife, Maude Eva, of Thurmont; three grandsons, Christopher Frey, Corey Frey, and Nicholas Frey and his wife, Mya.


He is survived by one sister, Margaret A. Ridenour of Smithsburg; four brothers, Harry L. Frey Jr. and A. Mark Frey, both of Ringgold, C. Nevin Frey of Hagerstown and Gerald E. Frey of Smithsburg; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by three sisters, Catherine Durham, Lucille Doyle and M. Elizabeth Ginn; and three brothers, James S. Frey,  Robert E. “Gene” Frey and Thurman L. Frey Sr.

A memorial service will be held to celebrate his life on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012, at 11 a.m. at Potomac Park Retreat Center, Tabernacle Way, Falling Waters. The Rev. Bobby Bashum, Potomac Men’s Ministries director, will be officiating.

In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made to Potomac District Royal Rangers for The Don Frey Scholarship Fund. Please send to: Royal Rangers, 608 Dunloy Court, Timonium, MD 21093.

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