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Charles Frame

Charles Frame

Friday, August 3rd, 1928 Friday, October 4th, 2019

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Obituary for Charles W. Frame Jr.

Charles W. Frame, Jr., 91, of Avalon, NJ, and formerly of Chambersburg, passed away on Friday, October 4, 2019 at Menno Haven. Born August 3, 1928 in West Chester, PA, he was a son of the late Charles W. Frame, Sr. and Helen Morgan Frame.

Charles was a graduate of St. Agnes Catholic School in West Chester. A US Navy veteran, Charles served honorably during World War II. In 1953 he earned his Bachelor’s Degree from Penn State in Industrial Engineering. A Professional Engineer registered in the state of PA, Charles was employed as Chief Engineer for the Chambersburg Engineering Company for 38 years. After his retirement, he worked as an engineering consultant. Throughout his career he was awarded eleven US Patents and also authored a forging handbook. He was a member of Corpus Christi Catholic Church, the Knights of Columbus #1426, the American Legion Post 46, AmVets Post 224, BPO Elks 600, and the VFW Post 1599, all in Chambersburg. Charles enjoyed building bird houses, was an avid tennis player and duplicate bridge player, and was a fan of Penn State.

He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Sue Frame, whom he married on January 27, 1951; four children, David M. Frame (Barbara) of Dallas, TX, Charles W. Frame (Debbie) of Waynesboro, PA, Patricia F. Stevens (Kirk) of Chambersburg, and James R. Frame (Adrienne) of Winter Spring, FL; seven grandchildren, Christopher, Morgan, Nicholas, Allison, Annie, Madison and Tyler; three great-grandchildren, Owen, Molly and Charles; and his brother, Thomas Frame of West Chester, PA. In addition to his parents, Charles was preceded in death by three sisters, Mary Gallagher, Eleanor McCool and Margaret Abbott.

A Memorial Mass will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, 320 Philadelphia Avenue, Chambersburg, PA 17201. Fr. Richard Lyons will officiate. The family will receive friends from 5:00 – 7:00 PM on Monday, October 7, 2019 at the Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 333 Falling Spring Road, Chambersburg, PA. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Corpus Christi Catholic Church, 279 North Second Street, Chambersburg, PA 17201 with “Restricted Capital Campaign” on the memo line.

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  • Visitation

    Monday, October 7th, 2019 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home
    333 Falling Spring Rd.
    CHAMBERSBURG
    Monday, October 7th, 2019
    5:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Service

    Tuesday, October 8th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Corpus Christi Catholic Church
    320 Philadelphia Avenue
    Chambersburg, PA
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    Tuesday, October 8th, 2019
    11:00am

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He was a great man. His birdhouse hangs in my office, always will. We are sorry we cant be there in person to pay our respect Love,Bryan&Jenna Koegel.
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With caring thoughts. Annie's wonderful stories about your family have often centered around her grandfather, and how the family loved him.
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With sympathies from George at the American Legion #331
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Alli, Patty, and the Frame Family, We are so sorry for your loss. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. Sending so much love your way.
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