Jo Ann J. Frontz, 72

APRIL 28, 1939-MARCH 12, 2012

March 23, 2012
  • Frontz

Jo Ann Johnston Frontz, 72, daughter of the late C. Harold and Orrilla P. Johnston of Hagerstown, Md., passed away March 12, 2012, in San Antonio, Texas.

She is survived by her husband of 49 years, U.S. Navy Ret. Lt. Cmdr. Richard Frontz; her son, Michael Frontz and wife, Cara and grandchildren, Matthew and Maggie Frontz; sister, Julie Johnston Geib and husband, Dennis, of Mechanicsburg, Pa.; nieces, Jennifer Hahn and husband, Jim, of Mechanicsburg and Amy Sturgis and husband, Joel, of Huntingdon, Tenn., and their children, Max and Alicia Hahn, and Molly and Samuel Sturgis.

Jo Ann graduated from North Hagerstown High School in 1957 and from Juniata College in 1961. She taught first grade and kindergarten in Maryland and Texas. She established a children's library and story hour in Fallon, Nev. She wrote many poems for children, and was a volunteer for Head Start.

A visitation was held March 14 in San Antonio, and a memorial service March 15 at the Methodist church in Boerne, Texas.

Contributions may be made to the Michael J. Fox Parkinson's Foundation.

You are invited to sign the guestbook at

Arrangements were with Porter Loring Mortuary North, 2102 North Loop 1604 East, San Antonio, TX 78232, phone 210-495-8221.




The Herald-Mail Articles