Marvin W. Frankenfield, Jr., 88, of Easton, died Monday, August 28, 2017 in Easton Hospital.
Born April 26, 1929 in Wilson Borough, he was a son of the late Marvin W. and Beulah (Kelchner) Frankenfield. His wife, Janet E. (McCann) Frankenfield, died in
Marvin was Superintendent of Sewers for the City of Easton for 30 years and retired in 1986. He was also a master plumber for Easton Plumbing and Supply and he served in the Army during the Korean War.
He was a member of St. Paul’s Third Lutheran Church, Palmer Township, The Congregational United Church of Christ, Punta Gorda, Florida and the former St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, Easton. He was a member of the Order of Elks, a life member of the West Easton A. A., past president of the Eastern Pennsylvania Water Pollution Control Operators Association, past president of the Pennsylvania Club of Port Charlotte and was an avid bowler.
Surviving are two daughters, Nancy Allegrezza and her husband, Fred of Line Lexington, PA and Charlotte Arter and her husband, James of Hamilton, VA; a son, Charles Frankenfield of Philadelphia; a son-in-law, James Foanio of Largo, FL; three brothers, Harold Frankenfield of Wilson Borough, Sherwood Frankenfield of Forks Township and Martin Frankenfield of Forks Township; two sisters, Frances Thomas of Palmer Township and Betty Short in South Carolina and six grandchildren, Michael, Connie, Lauren, Josh, Sam and Rachel. His daughter, Susan Foanio and his sister, Bessie Daws died earlier.
Services will be held 1:00 pm Friday, September 1, 2017 in St. Paul’s Third Lutheran Church, 2561 Newburg Rd., Palmer Township. Interment with military honors will follow in Easton Cemetery. A visitation will be held from 6:00 to 7:30 pm Thursday in the Ashton Funeral Home, 1337 Northampton St., Easton and from 12:00 pm until service time Friday in the church.
Contributions may be made to St. Paul’s Third Lutheran Church, 2561 Newburg Rd., Easton, PA 18045 or Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, P.O. Box 4072, Pittsfield, MA 01202, www.LLS.org. Offer online condolences at www.AshtonFuneralHome.com.