Donald Fry

Obituary of Donald Fry

Donald A. Fry Sr., 91 of Frederick Mennonite Community, formerly of Pottstown died March 5th in Phoenixville Hospital. He was the husband of Corrine B. (Miller) Fry. Born in Sanatoga, he was the son of the late Clarence H. and Rosa (Savage) Fry. He was pre deceased by his two prior spouses Harriet (Weikel) and Elizabeth (Jacobs) Mr. Fry was employed by Berkshire Knitting Mill of Reading as a machine operator, afterwards as a Letter Carrier for the US Post Office of Pottstown for many years until he retired. He was a member of Zion's United Church of Christ, Pottstown, PA., and was an avid stamp collector. He also enjoyed the Phillies as well as being an avid Golfer. Mr. Fry was a Mason, and member of the Stichter Lodge of Pottstown. Surviving in addition to his wife are two sons, Dennis J. and Donald A Fry Jr. both of Pottstown, PA.; three daughters, Darcy Kline, Wake Forrest, NC., Donna Dreisbach, Halfmoon Bay, CA., Doreen VanFossen, of Florida; two step daughters, Corrine E. Griesemer, Schwenksville, PA., Bonita D. Bechtel, Pennsburg, PA.; also surviving is one brother, C. Herbert Fry, Berwyn, PA.; three sisters, Virginia Shultz, Frederick, PA., Geraldine Klink, Pottstown, PA. Miriam Ellis, Boyertown, PA.; 15 grandchildren 5 step grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; 10 step great grandchildren; one step great great grandson. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday at 11:00 am in the Houck & Gofus Funeral Home, Inc., 955 N Charlotte St., Pottstown. Rev. Peter Nichols, Officiating. Relatives and friends will be received from 9:30 to 11:00 am in the funeral home. Interment in Oak Grove Cemetery, Parkerford, PA. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in his memory to Zion's UCC, 209 Chestnut St., Pottstown, PA. 19464. Online condolences may be made to the family at