Frank H. Metz, Sr.
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AGE: 88 • Deptford
Frank H. Metz, Sr. of Deptford, NJ passed away on March 25, 2013 at the age of 88 years.
Beloved husband of the late Clara Mae Metz (nee Nafzgar). Devoted father of Frank H. Metz, Jr. (daughter-in-law Anna Mae) of Deptford, NJ, Edmund G. Metz, Christina A. Boos of Newfield, NJ, and Geraldine A. Bobjak of Deptford, NJ. Dear brother of the late Joseph G. Metz, and of the late Anna Graff. Proud grandfather of Frank H. Metz, III, Joseph G. Metz, John P. Metz, Jennifer M. Battaglia, Edmund G. Metz, Jr., Theresa Metz, Stephen J. Metz, Christopher Metz, Tracie C. Dzindzio, George P. Boos, the late Brian M. Boos, John S. Bobjak, III, and Nina M. Stiteler. He is also survived by 20 great-grandchildren.
Mr. Metz was a U.S. Army WWII Veteran, and a retiree of the International Union of Operating Engineers Local # 825, Springfield, NJ. He was a Life Member of Union Fire Co./Blackwood Terrace, where his service began in 1942. He was also a Member of the N.J. Exempt Fireman's Relief Association. Frank was a true craftsman, and he always took pride in learning how to do or make anything, even fire trucks in his younger years. He was an avid reader, and he loved to travel.
Viewing will be Friday, March 29th, 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM at Earle Funeral Home, 122 W. Church St., Blackwood, NJ 08012, where a prayer service will follow at 11:00 AM. Interment will take place at Locustwood Mem. Park, Cherry Hill, NJ. Contributions in his memory would be appreciated to Union Fire Co./Blackwood Terrace, P.O. Box 5195, Deptford, NJ 08096. Condolences may be viewed/posted at www.earlefuneralhome.com
Published in Courier-Post from Mar. 27 to Mar. 29, 2013