William Robert Frazee Jr.
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AGE: 78 • Lewistown, PA
William Robert Frazee, Jr. (Bill), 78, of Lewistown, died Sunday, March 30, 2014, at Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital. Born July 21, 1935 in Lewistown, PA, he was the son of the late William R. Frazee, Sr. and Marie (Frances) Frazee.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Eleanor T. (Taylor) Frazee on Jan. 4, 2009. He is survived by his children, William R. Frazee III of Perry Point, MD, John Taylor Frazee and wife Dawn of Hyde Park, NY, and Teresa Marie Frazee of Jane Lew, WV; 3 grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and a sister, Nancy Marie Frazee Hale of Lewistown.
Bill was a graduate of Lewistown High School Class of 1953; a graduate of Millersville State Teachers College in 1961 with a Bachelor's Degree in Science. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy having served during the Korean Conflict on the USS Bennington. Bill was an Industrial Arts Teacher for 25 years at Rumson Fair Haven Regional High School in Rumson, NJ where he was a wrestling coach for 14 years. He was a designer of stage productions from 1958 to 2000 at Rumson Fair Haven Regional High School and also did professional and amateur productions.
He was a member of the Mifflin County Planning Commission from 1988 to 1992 and from 1992 to 2007, he was the Code Enforcement Officer for Granville Twp., Mifflin Borough and Lewistown Borough. Bill was a member of St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Lewistown where he served as Junior Warden for 13 years. He was also a member of the VFW Post 7011, Lewistown; American Legion Post 90, Lewistown; he was past master of Mystic Brotherhood Lodge #21, F&AM Red Bank, New Jersey; and a member of the Lewistown Lodge #205, F&AM.
A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, April 10, 2014 at St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 21 S. Main St., Lewistown with Father David Zwifka officiating. His family will receive friends from 2 p.m. until the time of service at the church. Private interment will be in St. Mark's Episcopal Cemetery. Memorial contributions in Bill's memory can be made to the Mifflin County Library, 123 N. Wayne St., Lewistown, PA 17044. Funeral arrangements are under the care of the Heller-Hoenstine Woodlawn Funeral Home, 200 N. Main St., Lewistown. Online condolences can be offered to the family at http://www.hellerhoenstinefuneralhome.com.
Heller-Hoenstine Funeral Homes Inc
200 N Main St Lewistown, PA 17044
Published in Asbury Park Press on Apr. 2, 2014