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January 5, 2013 - 1:09pm

Ruth Marjorie Fronk

posted by T.J. Woodward.

Ruth Marjorie Fronk, 97 of Batavia died Wednesday Jan. 3, 2013 at home. She was born in Albany, NY April 11, 1915 and had been a Batavia resident since 1945. She was a veteran of the Women’s Army Corp in WWII; a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Batavia; taught with Literacy Volunteers; was on the YMCA Board of Directors. As an Artist She belonged to many local and regional art groups as well as Longboat Key Florida; winning many art awards over the years. She was preceded in death by her husband James William Fronk (1963) and her son Jonathan Robert Fronk (1995).

She is survived by her children James A. Fronk and Deborah (Frank) Vanlandingham; her step daughter Diane (Richard) Platt; cherished granddaughters Katherine (Ted) Fronk Clark, Alyssa Fronk, and Jonna Fronk: great-grandson James Clark and many beloved nieces and nephews.

Friends are invited to call on Monday Jan. 7, 2013 from 4 to 7 PM at Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main St. Batavia, NY 14020. A Funeral Service will be held 11:00 AM at the First Presbyterian Church of Batavia 300 East Main St. Batavia, NY 14020 on Tuesday Jan. 8, 2013. Interment will take place in Grand View Cemetery, Batavia.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association at www.heart.org. For more information call (585) 343-8260 or to sign the online guest registry please visit www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020.                    

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