Paul Lloyd Frye

Paul Lloyd Frye, 86, of 212 E. 12th St., Tyrone, died Thursday, November 20, 2008 at the Altoona Hospital from injuries of a truck and pedestrian accident in Tyrone.
He was born September 2, 1922 at Vail, Snyder Twp., Pa. a son of James and Maude (Sones) Frye.
He was twice married, first to Joyce Vaughn, then to Ethel E. Miller, both deceased.
He is survived by sons Paul J. Frye (Lois) of Port Matilda, Pa., Norman V. Frye (Allison) of Salt Lake City, Utah, and daughters Terry Ann Kramer (Richard) of Royal Oak, Mich. and Donna Wallace (Danny) of Tyrone.
Also, six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
A brother, Charles Frye of Youngstown, Ohio, several nieces and nephews and his faithful dog “Charlie”.
He was preceded in death by four sisters and two brothers.
He was a member of the Port Matilda Methodist Church.
He served with the U.S. Army during WWII with the 1st Cavalry Division in the South Pacific being awarded with five Bronze Stars and one Bronze Arrowhead. He was a member of the Tyrone VFW No. 4559, the Hookies Fire Co. and the Port Matilda American Legion. He enjoyed playing the guitar and harmonica.
He retired in September 1987 as Plant Operator at Warner Co., Pemberton with 17 1/2 years service, and previously in Food Service at Penn State Univ. for 12 1/2 years and at the McFieldy Brick Co., Port Matilda.
Funeral services will be held Monday, November 24, 2008 at 11 a.m. at the Derman Funeral Home, Inc., Tyrone, with Pastor Robert Smith officiating. Interment with Military Honors will follow at Blair Memorial Park.
Friends will be received at the funeral home on Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m.
Contributions in his memory may be given to the Central Pa. Humane Society, 1837 E. Pleasant Valley Blvd., Altoona, Pa. 16602.

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