Freda M. Frank Dunworth, 96, of Pinecrest Manor, St. Marys, formerly of 329 Mill St., Johnsonburg, died Thursday morning, Nov. 21, 2013 at Elk Regional Health Center in St. Marys following a brief illness.
She was born Aug. 28, 1917 in Johnsonburg, daughter of the late William and Mattie Falkenberg Frank.
She married Harold Dunworth on May 8, 1935 in Mayville, N.Y. He died April 6, 1976.
She resided in Johnsonburg all her life and attended Johnsonburg High School. She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Johnsonburg where she was the oldest member of the church and where she was the past president of the Ladies Aide Society for many years. She was the past president of the Rolfe Sportsmen's Club Women's Auxiliary for many years. She loved collecting photos, knitting, crocheting and other crafts.
She was employed by Stackpole Carbon Co. for 15 years and Penntech Papers for 29 years before retiring in 1982
She is survived by two sons, Robert Dunworth and his wife Joyce of Johnsonburg, Francis "Foxy" Dunworth and his wife Donna of Johnsonburg; one daughter, Carol, Mrs. Michael Pura of Johnsonburg; eight grandchildren, Vicki, Mrs. Dane Condino, Michael Dunworth and his wife Courtney, Doug Dunworth and his wife Carey, Brent Dunworth and his wife Kelly, David Pura and his wife Julie, Creg Pura and his wife Lauren, Kirstie Pura, Matthew Pura and his partner Jay Wilson; 17 great-grandchildren, Justine, Mrs. Jon Kuntz, Jenna, Mrs. John Zimmerman, Dane Condino and his wife Amanda, Natalie and Delaney Dunworth, Owen and Oliver Dunworth, Colin, Nathan and Caden Dunworth, Elise, Aaron and Ivan Pura, Carson and Cooper Pura, and River and Tiara Zimmerman; and three great-great-grandchildren, Kole Kuntz, Gianna and Jace Zimmerman.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by five brothers, Charles, Henry, John, Paul "Pudge" and Fred Frank; and three sisters, Mae Turney, Elizabeth "Betty" Sigwerth and Virginia Emerson.
She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
A Funeral Service for Freda M. Dunworth will be conducted at St. John's Lutheran Church in Johnsonburg on Saturday, Nov. 23 at 11 a.m. Officiating will be Pastor Stephen Fair. Interment will be in Wardvale Lutheran Cemetery, Johnsonburg.
Friends will be received at the Anthony F. Ferragine Funeral Home, 401 Chestnut St., Johnsonburg, Pa. on Friday afternoon, Nov. 22 from 4-7 p.m.
If desired, memorial contributions should be made to St. John's Lutheran Church.
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