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ASHEN--Frank Z.,

of New York City and Monterey, MA. He is survived by his wife Nancy, whom he adored, his children Scott (Christine), Jenifer (Russell), and Benjamin and his grandchildren Rachel, Zachary, Taylor and Savannah, his brother Jeffrey (Michelle) and many nephews, nieces, cousins and friends. Frank had a 30 year career of progressively responsible positions at the NYSE, retiring as Executive Vice President and a member of the Management Committee, with responsibility for Human Resources, Ethics, Security and Administration. He loved going to work each day and also gave back to the community as Chairman of the Board of Better Business Bureau, Vice Chairman of Junior Achievement, President of Stephen Wise Free Synagogue and as a Board Member of many other non-profits. He was also elected to the Lake Buel Tax District Prudential Committee in Western Massachusetts. In retirement, Frank was a committed member, student and leader at the Institute for Retired Professionals at New School University. Curious about everything, he and Nancy loved to travel the world, The Yankees, the theater and a good mystery. Frank had a deep love for his family and tried hard to make the world a better place. He was generous, caring and funny and he will be missed. Remembrances to IRP at New School University or MJHS Foundation. Services will be held at "The Riverside" on Amsterdam and W. 76th St., on June 1 at 2:00pm.

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Published in New York Times on May 31, 2016.
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June 8, 2016
So sorry Nancy to hear of Frank's passing. Such a lovely person he was and will truly be missed. Thinking of you and the family and sending a big hug.
Jody from the Wild Birds Store.
Jody Soules
June 5, 2016
Dear Nancy and Family,

I was very sorry to learn of Frank's passing. Please accept my sincere condolences. Stay strong.


Pete Canning
Peter Canning
June 1, 2016
Dear Nancy,

I was very sorry to hear of Frank's passing. Please accept my condolences.

Thanks to you and Frank I got the best job of my career at the SELC and I will never forget you both.

Stay strong and may Frank rest in peace.
Pete Canning
June 1, 2016
You have always been a light in this world, Frank. You will be sorely missed.

Sandy and Stu
June 1, 2016
Christine and Scott, my condolences to you and your family. May joyful and peaceful thoughts be with you always.
Lori Huver
May 31, 2016
The Lake Buel District Board has benefited from Franks's experience and great sense of humor over the last few years. Frank cheerfully attended every meeting and never mentioned his personal battle . His participation as a board member will be greatly missed.
With our deepest sympathy,

Lake Buel District Board members
May 31, 2016
May the God of comfort be with the family and friends of your dear frank at this time of sorrow.
May 31, 2016
Deepest sympathy to the family for this great loss.There is a depth of felt for you. The strength from God can sustain you through this difficult time. May the love of those who share your loss comfort you as you share cherished memories.
May 31, 2016
Frank was a wonderful leader of Stephen Wise Free Synagogue. He was also a supportive and caring man. May his memory be for blessing.
Leslie Gottlieb
leslie gottlieb
May 31, 2016
Rest in Peace Frank.
Rick Kaplin
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