Laura Mae Frey, 80, nursing assistant, volunteered at Manheim Library, Burgard Elementary

By on September 6, 2017

Laura Mae Frey, 80, of Manheim, died peacefully at home surrounded by her family on Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017.

Born in Manheim, she was the daughter of the late Paul and Elsie Bollinger Greenly. Laura was the loving wife of Herbert B. Frey, and they observed their 59th wedding anniversary in March.

Laura worked many years as a nursing assistant for Lancaster General Hospital, Visiting Nurse Association, and in private home care. She was a member of Trinity Evangelical Congregational Church, Manheim. Laura was committed to her community by volunteering at the Manheim Library, as a school aide at Burgard Elementary School, and helping at health fairs taking blood pressure. Her interests included reading, sewing, crocheting, playing games, needlework, and painting. Laura was a wonderful cook, and enjoyed making cards for friends and relatives.

Surviving in addition to her husband, Herb, are three daughters: Cerise D. Rosenberry of Mount Joy; Denise E., wife of Daryl Miller, of Columbia; Bernice K., wife of Don Weller, of Wrightsville; a son: Gregory J., husband of Linda Frey, of Lititz; six grandchildren: Michelle, Patrice, Justin, Natasha, Shayn, Keyaira; eight great-grandchildren: Hannah, Rebecca, Rachel, Madison, Marlie, Jace, Kenzie, Ivan; two brothers: Dale Greenly of Manheim; Glen, husband of Darlene Greenly, of Valrico, Fla.; and a sister: Ruth B. Zellers of Manheim.

Preceding her in death is a grandson: Christopher Michael “Leaf” Elliott.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Laura’s funeral service at the Trinity Evangelical Congregational Church, 48 Market Square, Manheim, on Saturday, Sept. 9, at 10 a.m. There will be a viewing at the church on Saturday morning from 9 a.m. until the time of the service. Interment will be in Manheim Fairview Cemetery.

Those desiring may send contributions in Laura’s memory to Trinity Evangelical Congregational Church, 48 Market Square, Manheim, PA 17545 or Make-A-Wish Foundation of Philadelphia and Susquehanna Valley, 1054 New Holland Ave., Lancaster, PA 17601.

To send the family online condolences, visit Buch Funeral Home, Manheim, is in charge of the arrangements.

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