Norwood N. FreyJanuary 5, 1933 ~ January 7, 2020 (age 87)
Norwood N. “Woody” Frey, age 87 of Morrisville PA, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at Arden Court in Morrisville. Born in Lehighton, PA, Woody lived in Morrisville for over 60 years. Norwood was a proud member of the US Navy and had retired after 20 years of service.
Prior to his retirement, Mr. Frey worked as a crane operator for Tube City in Fairless Hills for over 40 years. He was a member of American Legion Post # 834 in Fallsington, PA as well as a member of Masonic Lodge # 776 F. & A.M., Fairless Hills, PA and Masonic Lodge # 621 F. & A.M., Lehighton, PA. Woody sang with the Coal Cracker Chorus, enjoyed farming, hunting and fishing, and was a collector of all kinds of baseball caps.
Son of the late Charles and Mary (Kistler) Frey and grandfather of the late Traci Johnson, he is survived by his loving wife Joan (Ziegenfuss) Frey, 6 children Kevin (Joanne) Frey of Morrisville, Nancy (Mark) Hamilton of Hampstead, MD, Wayne (Jennifer) Frey of Belleville, IL, Peggy (Don) Smallwood of Fredericksburg, VA, Terry Frey of Langhorne, PA and Shawn (Kimberley) Frey of Littlestown, PA, 4 brothers Donald of Levittown, Charles of Kunklestown, PA, Kermit of Florida, Marlin (Betty) of Lehighton, and Carrie Stewart and Myrtle Creitz, both of Lehighton, 14 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend his funeral service at 11 AM at the J. Allen Hooper Funeral Chapel, 41 W. Trenton Ave., Morrisville, PA. The Reverend Wendy Bellis, Pastor of the Morrisville United Methodist Church, will officiate. American Legion Post # 834 will conduct a service at 10:50 AM. His interment will follow at Rosedale Memorial Park, Bensalem, PA.
Friends may call Saturday morning from 9-11 AM at the funeral chapel.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Mr. Frey’s name may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, www.alz.org.