Emma Kathryn Frey, 95, retired from Ephrata Shoe Factory, enjoyed time with family

By on April 30, 2014


Emma Kathryn Frey, 95, of Denver, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, April 23, 2014.

Born in New Holland, she was the daughter of the late Ivan H. Stone, Sr. and Florence (Heuyard) Stone. Her husband of 65 years, Alvin L. Frey, died July 4, 2007.

She worked at the Ephrata Shoe factory, from where she retired. She enjoyed reading daily newspapers, her Bible and the Daily Bread. She loved flowers and getting together with her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.

Surviving are three children: Bonnie, married to James Witman of East Earl, Brenda Baker of Long Island, N.Y., and Robert Frey of Denver; 10 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; five sisters: Marian Miller of New Holland, Mary Byers of New Holland, Mabel Weaver of Lititz, Hazel Spence of Mount Joy, and Constance, married to Carl Adams of Blue Ball; and a brother Kenneth Stone of New Holland.

Preceding her in death is a daughter: Betty June Gravely (July 21, 2009); two brothers: Ralph G., and Ivan Stone, Jr.; and three sisters: Evelyn Weaver, Janet Stover, and Charlotte Reeser.

Services were held April 26 at the Groff-High Funeral Home, New Holland with the Reverend Fred P. Raupp officiating. Interment followed in Memory Gardens.

If desired, donations may be made to a charity of your choice. To send the family online condolences visit groffeckenroth.com. Arrangements entrusted to Groff-High Funeral Home, New Holland.

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