KATHLEEN MARY FRYE

Obituary
  • "A great woman. I met her at The Fresno State Newman club..."
    - Mike Claassen

Kathleen Mary Frye was born in Madison, WI, to Dr. and Mrs. John William Frye, and passed away peacefully in Fresno, CA. She was raised in Fresno with her nine younger siblings. She graduated from San Joaquin Memorial High School, and Fresno State College with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and a Public Health emphasis. She was licensed as a shiatsu massage therapist and later earned a degree of Master of Arts in School Psychology from Fresno Pacific University. Kathy worked as a nurse in the mental health field and went on to advocate and provide services for people with special needs through the Central Valley Regional Center for over 30 years. Kathy will be greatly missed by her loving daughters, Bethany and Amanda Wengerd from Fresno, CA, Jennifer Wengerd and spouse Gareth Thomas from Wales; and her four grandchildren, Gareth and Sarah Townsend, and Ffion and Seren Thomas. Also feeling her loss are her sisters and brothers, their spouses, and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews. A Recitation of the Holy Rosary will be held at Saint Paul Catholic Newman Center on Thursday, August 16, 2018, at 7:00 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Saint Paul Catholic Newman Center on Friday, August 17, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. with a reception following. The Committal will be private. In lieu of flowers, please contribute to ValleyPBS.org
Published in the Fresno Bee on Aug. 12, 2018