Homer Fry, 85

Homer L. Fry, 85, North Manchester, died at 12:45 a.m. on Feb. 28 at Timbercrest Healthcenter.

He was born August 24, 1927 in Clinton, Township, Cass County, to Joseph Fry and Maye (Cree) Fry. In 1949, he started working in a paint and wallpaper store and that continued for 16 years. From 1965-1990, he was a switching equipment technician for Indiana Bell Telephone Co., now AT&T. He married Rosetta I. Eller on Sept. 14, 1952.  They have traveled to all 50 states, Mexico, Canada and much of Europe. He served on the board of Weekly Religious Education of Cass County and worked in childcare at disaster scenes from 1988 to 2004 as a service of the Church of the Brethren. He was a Timbercrest volunteer, working in the gift shop, driving residents to medical appointments and serving as a Stephen Minister. He was a lifetime member of Friends of Timbercrest.

He is survived by his wife, Rosetta; his sons, Ken (Dotty) Fry, Wabash, Mike (Sharon) Fry, Eaton; his daughter, Cindy (James) Ritter, Muncie; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers, three sisters and one grandchild.

Services were held March 3, at Liberty Mills Church of the Brethren with Pastor Kelly Beutler and Pastor Erin Hurias officiating. Burial was at Oaklawn Cemetery, North Manchester.

Memorials may be made to Timbercrest Charitable Assistance Fund, PO Box 501, North Manchester, IN 46962.

Posted on 2013 Mar 04