Phoebe T.  Frankenfield
Died: Mar 23, 2015

Phoebe T. Frankenfield, 98, of Great Meadows, NJ died Monday, March 23, 2015 at the Warren Haven Nursing Home, Oxford, NJ.  A lifelong resident of the greater Hackettstown area, Mrs. Frankenfield was born March 6, 1917 in Townsbury, NJ and was the daughter of the late Charles M. & Pearl Sharp Tichenor.

A 1939 graduate of St. Barnabas School of Nursing, Phoebe has worked as a Registered Nurse at Newton Hospital, Newton, NJ and retired from her field at Hackettstown Regional Medical Center in 1987. After her retirement, she would occasionally work at the Heath Village Nursing Home, Hackettstown, NJ as needed. Mrs. Frankenfield was a member of Vienna Methodist Church, Vienna, NJ; The Independence Twp. Senior’s Club and Blue Ridge Post #134 American Legion Ladies Auxillary of Hackettstown.

She is survived by one son, Bob Frankenfield and his companion Sandy Cortright of Vienna, NJ. Three beloved Grandchildren, Tammy Yurcik and her husband David of Andover, NJ; Edward Wyker and his wife Teresea of Vienna, NJ & Thomas Wyker and his companion Eileen Reuter of Mt. Bethel, Pa. In addition, she has four Great Grandchildren & 4 Great Great Grandchildren. She was predeceased by her loving husband, Walter R. Frankenfield; Two children, Betty & Richard J. Frankenfield; Daughter-in-law, Dorothy I. Frankenfield; One sister, Mary Walters; Two Grandsons, Brian & Scott Wyker;

Visitation will be Thursday, 3-26-2015 from 4 – 8pm at the Cochran Funeral Home, 905 High St., Hackettstown, NJ, 07840. Funeral Services will be Friday, 12:00pm at the funeral home.  Interment will take place at Pequest Union Cemetery, Great Meadows, NJ.  In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you please consider donations to the Vienna Methodist Church Food Bank, 266 Route 46, Vienna, NJ, 07880. Online condolence may be sent to the family at


Debbie Wittschiebe and Danielle Stephany
March 30th, 2015 7:17 am
Bob, On behalf of our family we send our sincere sympathy to you and your family.
Les and Joy Snyder
March 25th, 2015 5:55 pm
Bob and family...We are very sorry to learn of the passing of Phoebe. She was one of the sweetest people and longtime family friend we have ever known and will be sadly missed by all. Our very Sincere Sympathy...Joy and Lester Snyder
Linda (LattanzIo) & Joe Travostino
March 24th, 2015 5:37 pm
Our Heartfelt Sympathies go out to you, Bob & Sandy, and Family.
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