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Obituary for Gerald E. Frey

Gerald E.  Frey
Gerald E. Frey passed away on Mon. Nov. 18, 2019 surrounded by his family. He was 85. Jerry is survived by his loving wife of 67 years, Joan (Peak); his children, Rick (Andrea), Deborah Moffett and Steven (Barbara); grandchildren, Jonathan, Amanda Isele (Curtis), Ryan, Matthew (Holly) and Rebekah; great grandchildren, Julia, Natalie, Savannah, C.J., and Declan; and his brother, Landis Frey Jr. (Toni).

Jerry was preceded in death by his brother Robert Bower, his sister Fern Dildine, and his brother-in-laws Robert H. Peak and Howard T. Peak.

Jerry was born in Oley, Pennsylvania to Edna (Bower) and Landis Frey. He has lived in the Southampton area for over 70 years. Jerry worked for Gill Bros. in Churchville for 43 years. After retirement, Jerry joined his son Rick in his painting business. Jerry became involved with the Southampton Sports Clubs in the 1960’s and served as an umpire and coach for baseball and softball. He was also an avid sports fan of the Philadelphia teams.

Those who knew Jerry will remember him for his generous spirit, selfless nature, and fondness for his family and friends. He was affectionately known as “Poppy” by many. Jerry enjoyed watching his children and grandchildren in all of their endeavors.

The Frey family will receive relatives and friends on Sun. Nov. 24th from 10 to 11:30 AM at James J. McGhee Funeral Home, 690 Belmont Ave., Southampton, PA. Services will begin at 11:30 with Pastor Matthew Frey officiating. Interment with be held privately at a later date. In lieu of flowers, Jerry’s family has requested donations in his name be made to a charity of your choice. Condolences may be sent to the Frey family by visiting
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