Ralph L. Frantz

Ralph L. Frantz, 85, of 4224 Rt. 87 Highway, Montoursville, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, at his home.

He was born Aug. 22, 1928, in Upper Fairfield Township, a son of Leroy and Elsie Springman Frantz.

Ralph retired from the former GTE Sylvania and was a member of the Eldred Township Fire Company.

He was predeceased by his parents, and two brothers, Elmer and Pierce.

Ralph is survived by his wife of 62 years, the former Dorothy A. Hocker; two daughters, Jeannie (Scott) Barber, of Tampa, Fla. and Carol A. (Bobby) Butts, of Alabama; three brothers, Carl (Sarah) Frantz, of Cogan Station, Warren Frantz, of Williamsport and Edwin (Shirley) Frantz, of New Mexico; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be announced at a later date.

The family suggests donations to be made to the North Central PA Dialysis, 1660 Sycamore Road, Montoursville, PA 17754.

Arrangements are by Spitler Funeral Home, Montoursville.