Gladys M. Frey, 90, worked at St. Joseph’s Hospital, mother of six, enjoyed crocheting, baking

By on August 7, 2019

Gladys M. Frey, 90, of Stevens, and formerly of Lititz, died peacefully on Thursday, July 31, 2019 at Gardens of Stevens.

Born in Akron, she was the daughter of the late Emery B. and Anna Hibshman Shenk. Gladys was the loving wife of the late Richard B. Frey, who died in December of 2016.

Gladys worked in the housekeeping department of the former St. Joseph Hospital, Lancaster. Her interests included: crocheting, embroidery, baking, and spending time with her family.

Surviving are three daughters: Sherry L. wife of James Bowden of Lititz; Glenna A. Ford of Mount Wolf; Donna Frey of Ephrata; three sons: Ronald W., husband of Peg Frey of Jonestown; Stan E., husband of Justine Frey of Lititz; Dwayne E.. husband of Tammy Frey of Ephrata; 11 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; a brother: William husband of Arlene Shenk of Ephrata; and two sisters: Darla Wanner, Orvilla Oberholtzer, all of Ephrata.

Preceding her in death is a granddaughter: Megan Sheely, a son-in-law: Randy E. Ford; four sisters: Shirley Pfautz, Ethel Getz, Ruth Scheaffer, Bernice Weaver; and three brothers: Clarence Shenk, Marvin Shenk, Emery Shenk Jr.

Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Interment will be in Memory Gardens, Ephrata.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent in Gladys memory to: American Heart Association, Lancaster Division, 4250 Crums Mill Road #100, Harrisburg, PA 17112.

To place a condolence online, visit Buch Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Lititz, handled the arrangements.

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