The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA


May 4, 2013

Frances J. Frazier

BERLIN — FRAZIER – Frances J., 65, Berlin, went to be with the Lord May 3, 2013, at Somerset In Touch Hospice House, with family and friends by her side. Born Aug. 13, 1947, in Stonycreek Township,  daughter of Merle and Elnora (Deeter) Snyder. Preceded in death by parents; son Cory; brothers, Harold, Earl and Robert Snyder. Survived by her husband of 44 years, Larry D.; son, Eric D., married to the former Lesa McDaniel, Berlin; daughter, Tammie, married to Rick Lynch, Berlin; grandchildren, Gina, Stephanie, Donald and Rickelle and Ethan and Lindsay; sisters, Glenda, married to Donald Uithoven, El Cajon, Calif.; Lois Cosner, Frederick, Md.; Mary Lou, married to Lionel Berkebile, Windber; and Martha, married to Merle Flick, Friedens; and numerous nieces and nephews. A 1966 graduate of Shanksville Stonycreek High School and a 1968 graduate of New Castle Business College. She worked for 42 years as an accountant. She attended Berlin Alliance Church and volunteered at the clothing pantry in Shanksville. She was an avid sewer with Sewing Sisters sewing group. The family sends a special thank you to Somerset Oncology Center and In Touch Hospice. Family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Deaner Funeral Home, Berlin. Viewing from 10 a.m. until service at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Berkey Church of the Brethren, Windber, the Rev. David Cyphert officiating. Interment, Berkey Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be given to Somerset Oncology Center, 314 S. Kimberly Ave., Somerset, Pa. 15501 or In Touch Hospice, P.O. Box 1173, Somerset, Pa. 15501. (

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