Larry W. Frantz

June 19, 1941 ~ December 19, 2020 (age 79)

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Larry W. Frantz
December 19, 2020

Larry W. Frantz, 79, of Pine Grove,  passed away on Saturday, December 19, 2020 peacefully at home surrounded by his loving wife and family.

Born on June 19, 1941 and raised in Pine Grove, he was the son of the late Albert and Dorothy Lengle Frantz.

Larry was a 1960 graduate of Blue Mountain High School.

He was a Leather Cutter at the Garden State Tannery in Fleetwood for 43 years.

Larry was a life time member of the Friedensburg Gun Club, member of a father and son bowling league and was a baseball coach for many years while his boys were growing up.  

He was such an animal lover and raised pigeons and doves.  He loved spending time surrounded by his beautiful family and they will be left to cherish his memories.  

Surviving are his loving and devoted wife of 59 years, Joyce E. Brown Frantz; a sister Nancy L. Brown of Pottsville; his two sons, Craig and wife Sherry Frantz, Layne and wife Tracy Frantz; two daughters, Kelly and husband John Krause, Holly and husband Steve Schaeffer, all from Pine Grove; his precious grandchildren, Sarah, Brad, Amy, Logan, Laura, Brandy, Dustin, Tyler, Jacob and Makenna; great grandchildren, Lydia, Marleigh, Addison, Zachary, and Mason and a great grandson soon to arrive. He is also survived by his extended family, Kyle, Matt, Zach, Codi, Kyrstin, Holly, Mya, his life long friend Norman and numerous other relatives.  He will also be missed by all his spoiled pets.

All Services will be held at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer contributions be made to the Ruth Steinert Memorial SPCA, 18 Wertz Dr., Pine Grove, Pa. 17963 or Hillside SPCA, P. O. Box 233 Pottsville, PA 17901 in his memory.

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Ruth Steinert Memorial SPCA
18 Wertz Dr., Pine Grove PA 17963

Hillside SPCA
P.O. Box 233, Pottsville PA 17901

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