Marilyn J. (Small) Frontz

March 17, 1934 ~ April 9, 2020 (age 86)


Marilyn J. Frontz, 86, of Meadville and a resident of Juniper Village died Thursday, April 9, 2020 at Meadville Medical Center.


She was born March 17, 1934 in Flint, MI a daughter of Leslie W. and Illa J. Rorke Small.  She married Richard A. (Dick) Frontz June 28, 1952 and he preceded her in death January 11, 2013.


She was a 1952 graduate of Conneaut Lake High School and a member of Stone United Methodist Church.  She was an avid bowler and participated in several area bowling leagues and was a member of the Presque Isle Corvette Club of Erie.


She is survived by two daughters, Constance J. Clingerman (Thomas) of Greensburg and Kathleen G. Frontz of Meadville; a son, Richard A. Frontz, Jr. (Catherine) of Cranberry Twp., PA; four grandchildren, Christopher Clingerman (Dana) and Caitlin Clingerman and Kristy and Chad Frontz (Maria); and two great-grandsons, Owen and Mason Frontz.


She was preceded in death by her husband and parents.


A private family funeral service will be held at the Robert W. Waid Funeral Home, 581 Chestnut St., Meadville with the Rev. Sarah Roncolato, Pastor of Stone United Methodist Church, officiating.


Interment will be in Greendale Cemetery.


Memorials may be made to Stone United Methodist Church, 956 S. Main Street or the Yolanda G. Barco Oncology Institute, 16792 Conneaut Lake Road, both of Meadville, PA 16335.


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Private Services

Robert W. Waid Funeral Home, Inc.
581 Chestnut Street
Meadville, PA 16335


Stone United Methodist Church
956 S. Main Street, Meadville PA 16335
Tel: 1-814-724-6736

Yolanda G. Barco Oncology Institute
16792 Conneaut Lake Road, Meadville PA 16335
Tel: 1-814-373-2335

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