Margaret Moore Frey, age 88, of Chambersburg, died on Wednesday, February 15, 2012 in Penn Hall, Chambersburg. Born on May 27, 1923 in Hinton, W.Va., she was a daughter of the late John T. Moore and Josie M. Meadows Moore. She was the widow of J. Melvin Frey, who preceded her in death on March 27, 2007. Margaret grew up in Brookville. After graduating in 1940 from the former Corsica Union High School, Margaret earned her bachelor's degree from the former Clarion State Teachers College and her master's degree from Penn State University. She was a retired school psychologist, having counseled at the Lincoln Intermediate Unit and the Chambersburg Area School District. She attended Central Presbyterian Church in Chambersburg for over 50 years, where she taught Sunday School, Vacation Bible School, sang in the choir and led Women's Circle. She also volunteered with Bible Release Time, Camp Joy El Ministries, Chambersburg Hospital Auxiliary and the Community Concerts Association. In 1992, she was featured in Who's Who in American Women. Surviving are her four children, John W. Frey (and wife, Elizabeth) of Myersville, Md., Eleanor "Ellie" Frey Kielty (and husband, Paul) of Milford, Andrew P. Frey (and wife, Karen) of Chambersburg, and Emily Frey of York; one brother, Dr. J. William Moore of Lewisburg; two sisters, Catherine McCoy of St. Thomas and Virginia Means of Lewisburg; four grandchildren; and six step grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, February 20, 2012 at Central Presbyterian Church, 40 Lincoln Way West, Chambersburg, with Rev. John Helgeson officiating. Interment will follow in Norland Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Sunday in the Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 333 Falling Spring Road, Chambersburg, and also one hour prior to the service in the church on Monday. Memorial contributions may be made in lieu of flowers to Camp Joy El, 3741 Joy El Drive, Greencastle, PA 17225 (www.joyelcamps.org); or to Central Presbyterian Church at the above address. Online condolences may be expressed on her Book of Memories page at www.geiselfuneralhome.com
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Published in Public Opinion on Feb. 17, 2012