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Monday, April 30, 2012

Kathryn A. Myers Frock, 94, of #Westminster, died April 26, 2012

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Born June 17, 1917 in Mayberry, she was the daughter of the late John H. Myers and Maude Maus Myers Zimmerman. She was the wife of the late Russel W. Frock who died in 1977.

She attended Taneytown High School, Class of 1934.

She was a seamstress for L. Greif Brothers Clothing Company, and a homemaker.

She was a 4-H leader and volunteer fair judge for 70 years receiving a Governor's Citation at 55 years, a member of the Carroll County 4-H Fair Board, a member of Family and Consumer Education (formerly known as Homemaker's Clubs) for 65 years, and was a member of Church Women United for over 50 years.

She held many leadership positions on the local, state and national levels. She was also a Chief Election Judge at one of the Westminster polling locations for 20 years. She received many awards and recognitions including being named to the Carroll County 4-H Hall of Fame and received the Pioneer Award for the Carroll County Agriculture Board.

She was a volunteer at the Farm Museum as a tour guide and demonstrator of quilting and chair caning, was an Adult Education teacher for 8 years at the Frederick Community College in the 1970's teaching needle arts classes, and for several years was an assessor for the External Adult Learning Program for the Carroll County Public Schools.

She was a lifelong member of Emmanuel Baust United Church of Christ where she was an Adult Sunday School teacher for over 75 years, belonged to the “Women's Guild”, played in the church orchestra as a young woman and was a founding member of the Mature Christians group.

She received the Outstanding Senior Citizen award in 1983 in Carroll County and the State of Maryland by the Jaycees.

Surviving her are a son Neil E. Frock and partner Bob Harrison of Rehoboth Beach, DE, a daughter and husband Lori and John Bucacink of Westminster, sisters Betty Harman of Silver Run and Aileen Long of Westminster, grandchildren Ian and Sara Bucacink of Westminster, and many nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by siblings Wilson Myers, George “Herby” Myers, Marie Hyle and Truth Haines.

The family will receive friends on Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm, and 1 hour prior to the service on Tuesday at the Pritts Funeral Home & Chapel, 412 Washington Rd., Westminster.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday 11 a.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Gerald Hanberry officiating, assisted by Rev. Gerald Fuss. Interment will be in Evergreen Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Emmanuel Baust United Church of Christ, 2950 Old Taneytown Road, Westminster, MD 21158 or to the Carroll County 4-H, CCEAC, 700 Agriculture Center, Westminster, MD 21157.

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