Arthur D. Frankfort, 79, Mohnton, Navy vet, Dorma Door Corp. worker, outdoorsman

By on April 27, 2016

Arthur D. Frankfort, 79, of Mohnton, passed away Friday, April 15, 2016, at Hospice & Community Care, Mount Joy.

He was born in Hopeland to the late Clarence and Sadie (Nessinger) Frankfort, and was the husband of Phyllis (Hertzog) Frankfort.

Arthur served in the U.S. Navy, loved hunting, fishing, NASCAR racing, and was an avid Eagles fan. He work in the maintenance department at Dorma Door Corp. for 15 years until his retirement.

In addition to his wife, Arthur is survived by a son: Jeffrey A. Frankfort of Schaefferstown; three daughters: Audrey L., wife of Ernest L. Batz Jr., of Mohnton; Kimberly S., wife of Joseph A. Schneider, of Lancaster; Ann M. Koch, fiancé of Douglas Chalmers, of Bechtelsville; six grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren; sister: Helen Martzall of Ephrata.

He was preceded in death by stepbrother: Eugene Nessinger; three brothers: Paul Charles Frankfort Sr., Clarence Frankfort, Clayton Frankfort; and a sister: Anna Grace.

A drop-in memorial service will be held Saturday, April 30, from 1 to 9 p.m., at the private residence of his Arthur’s grandson, 10 Hilltop Drive, Ephrata. Interment will be private at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements by Stradling Funeral Homes Inc., Akron/Ephrata. Online condolences can be given at

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