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Frank Bernard Checksfield
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Birth: Apr. 17, 1922
Death: Jan. 24, 2008

Frank B. Checksfield, 85, formerly of The Nottingham, died Thursday at Loretto, surrounded by his loving children. Frank was born April 17, 1922, in Syracuse, the son of the late Albert Edward and Edna Mae (Emmons) Checksfield . He was a graduate of Eastwood High School, and he proudly served in the Navy during World War II. He retired from Bausch & Lomb in Rochester as a contact lens technician in the Research & Development Department and was previously employed by Dr. Jerome Weiss and American Continental Can Company. He was a member of Pebble Hill Presbyterian Church and was very active in church life throughout his life, serving as an elder and Sunday school teacher/superintendent. He loved bowling, photography, gardening, wood working, fishing, SU sports and was an avid NY Yankees fan. Frank was a good steward of this earth and was a gentle and kind soul. He was an amazing husband, father, grandfather, uncle and friend; family always came first. Frank was predeceased by the love of his life, his wife of 53 years, Betty Jane Frank Checksfield. He was also predeceased by his brother and sisters, Albert Checksfield, Edna Majesky and Norma Andrianos. He is survived by his two daughters, Joyce (Loren Arnaboldi) Checksfield of Grahamsville and Brenda (Chip) McCutcheon of Tully; son, Gary (Debora) Checksfield of Brooktondale; grandson, Caleb R. Checksfield; granddaughters, Kylie N. Checksfield , Larissa K. Arnaboldi and Gillian F. Arnaboldi; and numerous nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be noon Monday in Pebble Hill Presbyterian Church, 5299 Jamesville Road, DeWitt, with the Rev. Dr. Peter Shidemantle officiating. Immediately following the service, a reception will be held in the church atrium. Burial with military honors will be in White Chapel Memory Gardens, DeWitt.

The Syracuse Post-Standard
January 26, 2008 
Family links: 
  Albert Edward Checksfield (1890 - 1968)
  Edna Mae Emmons Checksfield (1901 - 1991)
  Betty Jane Frank Checksfield (1925 - 1999)*
  Albert Edward Checksfield (1920 - 1966)*
  Frank Bernard Checksfield (1922 - 2008)
  Edna Mae Checksfield Majesky (1928 - 1986)*
*Calculated relationship
White Chapel Memory Gardens
Onondaga County
New York, USA
Maintained by: Frank K.
Originally Created by: NewYork Lady
Record added: Jan 26, 2008
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Frank Bernard Checksfield
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Frank Bernard Checksfield
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