Marie J. Frederick, 91, of Sugarloaf, passed away Thursday morning, February 13, 2020 at Fritzingertown Senior Living Community, Drums, where she had resided for the past 19 months.
Born in Pond Hill, October 26, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Hazel (Hess) Chapin and spent the past 72 years in Sugarloaf, after moving from Briggsville.
Marie was a Farm Wife and proprietor along with her late husband of Haz-Wald Farms, Sugarloaf, and was a lifelong member of the PA Farm Bureau. She was a member of Christ Church U.C.C. Conyngham. She served on the Board of the Historic Brainerd Church, and the Executive Advisory Committee of the Penn State Cooperative Extension. She was a member of a bowling league at Valley Lanes, Sybertsville. She enjoyed baking and gardening, and was the 1954 winner of the Mrs. Hazleton Baking Competition.
She was preceded in death, in addition to her parents, by her husband William W. Frederick, who passed away July 6, 2002; and an infant brother Nathan Chapin.
Surviving are three sons William "Butch" Frederick and his wife Donna, Brooksville, FL; Dale "Spike" Frederick and his wife Eunice, Sugarloaf; and Thomas, Lake Wylie, SC; three grandchildren Blakslee Masters and her husband Raleigh, Drums; Tyler Frederick, and his wife Ashlee, Omaha, NE; and Curtis Frederick and his wife Rebecca, Netherlands; two brothers Drue Chapin and his wife Kay, and Rudolph "Boots" Chapin, both of Nescopeck; two sisters Eva Potter and her husband Roy, Mifflinville; and Freda Pague and her husband Olin, Nescopeck; and 4 great-grandchildren Otison, Leif, Emilia, Matilda. and many nieces and nephews.
Her funeral will be held Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 11 am from Harman Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc. (East), 669 W. Butler Drive, Drums. Burial will follow in Conyngham Union Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home Tuesday morning from 10 am until the time of the service.
In liue of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Christ Church U.C.C., 460 Main Street, PO Box 187, Conyngham, PA 18219. Online condolences can be entered and more information is available at www.harmanfuneral.com.
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