Born July 22, 1921 and died January 21, 2013 at age 91. Predeceased by husband, Robert Freling and daughter, Ardis. Survived by children, Janet Porter of Rochester, N.Y.; Carl (Gayle) Freling of Canton, Ga.; Nila (Bernard) Garske and Earl Frelingof Ripley, N.Y.; Edra (Robert) Brower of Palmetto, Fla.; and son-in-law Dale Weber of Sarasota, Fla.;13 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. A lifelong resident of Ripley, N.Y., Maxine was an active leader for many years in 4-H, Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts; she enjoyed her years of membership in Home Bureau, Women's Democratic Society and South Ripley Methodist Church. Maxine's Goat Milk Fudge was well-known in the Ripley area for many years, a homemade product sold at road-side stands in the early '60s. In the '70's, she and her dear friend, Evelyn Spoon, shared a love of being Beeline Clothing Representatives for home parties in the Chautauqua County area. Bob and Maxine traveled cross-country several times during their fulfilling retirement, wintering in Florida and spending delightful summers in Ripley. May God bless her Heavenly journey and homecoming. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the South Ripley Methodist Church, 10008 North East-Sherman Road, Ripley, NY 14775 or a
. A memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family in the spring. Arrangements by Alvah Halloran & Son Funeral Home.
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Published in the Erie Times-News on Jan. 27, 2013