Official Obituary of

Kenneth Robert Frehafer

February 17, 1956 ~ March 2, 2024 (age 68) 68 Years Old

Kenneth Frehafer Obituary

Kenneth R. Frehafer, Sr., age 68, of Pottsville, PA passed away Saturday, March 2nd, 2024 at his home. 

Born in Pottsville, PA on February 17, 1956, he was the son of the late Harold "Butch" and Dorothy (Dillow)  Frehafer.

Ken was a longtime member of the Buck Fever Rod and Gun Club, the Mechanicsville Game and Fish, the North Ward Social Club, and several V.F.W.'s, and a lifetime member of the Goodwill Fire Company. Ken enjoyed hunting, fishing, going to the cabin in Potter Co., social gatherings, dancing, and the company of his family.

Ken is survived by his wife of 29 years, Gloria Jean (Lash) Frehafer; children: Joyce Skies and husband Jim, Reading, Kenneth Jr. and wife Billie Jo, Pottsville, John and wife LeAnn, Pottsville, Kelly Mills and husband Chris, Pottsville, and Bradd Wychunas and companion Tiffany, Pottsville; nine grandchildren: Samantha Schweikert, James Jr. and Darrin Long, Kenneth III and Levi Frehafer, Kendra and Joshua Frehafer, and Clayton and Jordyn Mills; four great-grandchildren: Luna, Luke, Colt, and Mila; brothers: Harold "Butch" Jr. and wife Michele, Auburn and Carl and late wife Gina, Pottsville; sisters: Lorraine Cingmars and husband George, FL, Mary Ellen Maurer and late husband Terry, SC, and Helen "Penny" Frehafer, Pottsville, and nieces and nephews.

A Religious Service will be held at the Robert A. Evans Jr. Funeral Home in Port Carbon on Friday March 8, 2024 at 7Pm, with Pastor Jack Murray officiating. 

Relatives and Friends are invited to a viewing on Friday evening from 5-7Pm at the Funeral Home.

Interment will be held private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Ken's memory to the Mechanicsville Game and Fish Trout Rodeo 925 First Street, Pottsville, PA 17901.

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Open Viewing
March 8, 2024

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Robert A. Evans Jr. Funeral Home
208 Pike Street
Port Carbon, PA 17965

Religious Service
March 8, 2024

7:00 PM
Robert A. Evans Jr. Funeral Home
208 Pike Street
Port Carbon, PA 17965


Mechanicsville Game and Fish Trout Rodeo
925 First Street, Pottsville PA 17901


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