Elizabeth  Frone
Died: May 28, 2014
Elizabeth Frone of Hackettstown, NJ, died on Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at Hackettstown Regional Hospital, she was 99 yrs. old.

Born September 23, 1914 in Sunnyside, N.J. Elizabeth was the daughter of the late Arthur & Carrie Cregar Merrell.  Elizabeth was a resident of House of the Good Shepherd in Hackettstown for several years coming from Long Valley, NJ. .  Before retiring many years ago, Mrs. Frone was self employed as a seamstress.  In order to make ends meet as a single parent after the death of her beloved husband, Paul P. Frone in 1956, she worked various jobs such as house cleaning and being a nanny. 

A member of Zion Lutheran in Long Valley, Elizabeth enjoyed her church community and volunteered countless hours to her house of worship.  Lastly, having a "green thumb", one could walk into her home any time of the year to see many beautiful violets in full bloom on her piano.

In addition to her late husband Paul, she is survived by her devoted daughter, Nancy Honan of Glen Mills, Pa..  Grandchildren, Andrew Honan of Glenn Mills, NJ, and Elizabeth & Dilan Frone of Moulton, NJ. She was predeceased by her son, Robert Frone in 2008.

Funeral services will be on Monday, 6-2-14 at Zion Lutheran Church, Schooley's Mtn. Road, Long Valley, N.J. with a visitation beginning at 10:30 AM until the time of service. Interment will be at German Valley Rural Cemetery, Long Valley, NJ. Online condolence may be given to the family at www.cochranfuneral.com.  Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Cochran Funeral Home, 905 High St., Hackettstown, NJ, 07840


Janet Freeman
June 3rd, 2014 6:38 am
My sincerest condolences on the loss of such a wonderful woman. Betty has been an important part of my life since childhood and I'm glad I was able to see her last year. Such a strong, loving person with a wonderful sense of humor! Love you, Betty. You will be missed.
Terry Rucker
June 2nd, 2014 9:10 pm
Oh! Nancy, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Despite her 99 years, there is never a good time to lose your mother. Know that you and your family are in my heart. God bless, Terry Mulvihill Rucker
Sue Underwood
June 2nd, 2014 2:30 pm
Please accept my sympathies on the passing of Mrs. Frone. I'm a former LV neighbor used to enjoy our chats about family, gardening and town news. She was remember she was very proud of her family.
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