Genevieve “Jenny” D. (Frew) Frye

William Snyder Funeral Home

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | August 05, 2019

Genevieve “Jenny” D. (Frew) Frye, age 86, of North Huntingdon passed away Saturday, August 3, 2019. She was born June 19, 1933 in Blairsville, a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Frew. She was a long-time member of the First Presbyterian Church in Irwin. She was the proud owner of Frye’s Garden Center in North Huntingdon for over 20 years before closing. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband Earl Kenneth Frye Sr.; sisters Ruth, Grace and June; and brother Carl. She is survived by her children John R. Frew of Export, Margaret Svitko of 84 and Earl (Melissa) Frye Jr. of State College; grandchildren Ashley (Rich), Bella and Tony; and great grandchildren Summer, Willow and Meadow.

A memorial service will be held on August 16th at 5 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church in Irwin with Rev. Dr. Ronald H. Wakeman officiating. Arrangements handled by the William Snyder Funeral Home, 521 Main Street, Irwin, 724-863-1200. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to the Lance’s Heart Strings Fund by sending contributions to Betsy Frye, 10011 Bouldin Road, North Huntingdon 15642. For online condolences please visit

Originally published August 05, 2019.

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