Franklin A. Loew
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Franklin A. Loew, 93, of Lancaster, formerly of Reading, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013 at the Mennonite Home of Lancaster.
Born in Tamaqua, he was the son of the late Edgar W. and Emily R. (Focht) Loew.
In addition to his first wife, Frank was also preceded in death by his second wife, Jane L. (Wise/Kline); a daughter; two sisters; and a brother.He was employed by the former Big A. Auto Parts as the vice president for the Eastern region and retired after 45 years of service in 1982.
- His first wife Dawn M. (Fisher) Loew, passed away in 1988.
Frank was a member of the First Reformed Church in Lancaster where he taught Sunday school and served on countless committees.
Frank proudly served his country in the U.S. Army in World War II where he was stationed throughout Europe and the Philippines.
He was a lifelong member of the Ephrata Masonic Lodge 665, F & A.M.
He is survived by his son, William E. Loew, husband of Dawn, of Sinking Spring; three step-daughters, Phyllis A. Clelan, wife of Douglas, of Lititz; Janet L. Miller, wife of Robert, of Arnold, Md.; and Suzanne L. Wike, of Lititz; grandchildren, Katie Loew, Amy Koberstein, Eric Getz, Andrew and Elizabeth Miller; three great-grandchildren; and two brothers, William R. Loew, of Lancaster; and John R. Loew, of Abington, Pa.
Services: Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Frank's life celebration Memorial service at Charles F. Snyder Jr. Funeral Home and Crematory, 3110 Lititz Pike, at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, with the Rev. Bill Worley officiating. A visitation will take place from 10 to 10:45 a.m. and the memorial will immediately follow.
To send the family online condolences, please visit the Snyder-FuneralHome.com.
Published in Times News on Jan. 15, 2014