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1934 Gloria 2022

Gloria E. Frew

December 28, 1934 — September 19, 2022


Gloria E. McVey Frew, 87, of Syracuse, died Monday, Sept. 19, 2022, 1:10 p.m., at Mitchell House in Spruce Pine, NC. Born Dec. 28, 1934, in Chicago, Ill., her parents were John and Dorothy (Thompson) McVey.

She married Phillip Frew, on June 22, 1957. She moved to Syracuse in 1976, returning in 1996. Former pastor’s wife of St. Andrew's United Methodist Church in Syracuse and various churches around Indiana. She attended St. Andrew's United Methodist Church, and was coordinator of the church prayer chain, a member of the church choir, Friends of the library, and also volunteered many years in the St. Andrew’s Thrift Shop.   A 1957 graduate of DePauw University. 

Survivors include her sons, David (Chelsea) Frew of Barnardsville, NC and Donald (Christine) Frew of Ft. Wayne; daughter, Dianne (Pete) Collins of LaPorte; six grandchildren, Kelsey (Brian) Wylie, Laura and Isaac Frew, Cosmo McGill and Joel (Sarah) and Andy (Elizabeth) Collins; 5 great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her parents, brother, John, and husband Rev. Phillip Frew.

Memorial Service is 11 am, Saturday, Oct. 8th, at St. Andrew's United Methodist Church, Syracuse. Visitation will be at 10 am, before the service. Arrangements by Owen Family Funeral Home, 1001 S. Huntington St., Syracuse. Memorials may be made to Compass thrift store in Syracuse.

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