Vera B <I>Brubaker</I> Frey

Vera B Brubaker Frey

Birth
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 11 Nov 2008 (aged 90)
Lititz, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Mount Joy, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 31363834 · View Source
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Vera B. Frey, 90, of Landis Homes, Lititz unexpectedly went home to be with her Lord while surrounded by her family on Tuesday, November 11, 2008 at the home. Her husband, J. Harold Frey, passed away in 1995.

A homemaker, Vera also helped her late husband, Harold, on their family farm just outside of Maytown. She was an active member of Mount Joy Mennonite Church, where she volunteered to cook for church events and contributed to their cookbook. The Frey basement was home base for the Mennonite Youth Fellowship. Known for her hospitality, Vera loved to host families on their farm and entertained every church member for dinner in their home after they moved off the farm. Vera was a member of the Society of Farm Women No. 8, Lancaster Co. She and Harold enjoyed spending winters in Sarasota, Florida after retirement. Vera also enjoyed visiting friends, traveling to the mountains, and spending time with her family.

Born in Rapho Township, she was the daughter of the late Levi and Nora Bucher Brubaker and her late stepmother, Anna Siegrist Brubaker.

Vera is survived by her three children, Harold, married to Barbara Floyd Frey, Mount Joy, Herbert, married to Lucille Hershey Frey, Marietta, and Janet, married to John Weber, Ephrata; fifteen grandchildren, thirty-four great grandchildren, and four great great grandchildren; a sister, Anna married to J. Mark Martin, Manheim; and three brothers, Harold married to Virginia Martin Brubaker, Mount Joy, Glenn married to Arlene Snyder Brubaker, Lititz, and Raymond married to Ruth Buchen Brubaker, Lancaster. A daughter, Nancy Frey, and two grandchildren, Corinne Frey and Trevor Hershey, preceded her in death.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Vera's Memorial Service at the Mount Joy Mennonite Church, 320 Musser Road, Mount Joy on Saturday, November 15, 2008 at 4 p.m. with Pastor Joe N. Sherer officiating. Interment will be private in Kraybill Mennonite Cemetery. PLEASE NOTE: the only viewing will be held at the East Bethany Chapel of Landis Homes, 1001 E. Oregon Rd., Lititz on Friday from 6 until 8 p.m. Vera's family will greet friends informally at the Mount Joy Mennonite Church on Saturday from 3 until 4 p.m. and again immediately following the service. If desired, memorial contributions in Vera's name may be made to LMS-Kraybill Campus, Financial Aid Assistance, 598 Kraybill Church Rd., Mount Joy, PA 17552 or to the Mennonite Central Committee, 21 South 12th Street, P.O. Box 500, Akron, PA 17501-0500.

Lancaster Newspapers, Lancaster PA
November 12, 2008


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  • Created by: Carolyn Y Lowe Shifflett
  • Added: 13 Nov 2008
  • Find a Grave Memorial 31363834
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Vera B Brubaker Frey (2 Dec 1917–11 Nov 2008), Find a Grave Memorial no. 31363834, citing Kraybill Mennonite Cemetery, Mount Joy, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Carolyn Y Lowe Shifflett (contributor 46796232) .