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Obituary of Frances A. VanCampen
Frances Adams Van Campen, 99, of Montrose, PA, passed away on July 25, 2019 at Gracious Living Estates.
Frances was born in Scranton, PA to Frank & Edith Van Campen on June 5, 1920. Following graduation from Montrose High School, she became a Registered Nurse in 1947. Frances earned a bachelor’s degree of Education from Wheaton College in Illinois, and a Master’s degree from the Cortland State Teacher’s College in New York. She worked as a First Grade Teacher for 20 years at the H. L. Johnson Elementary School in Johnson City, New York. As an active member of the First Presbyterian Church since 1988, Frances taught many Bible studies and participated in the music ministry.
Frances is survived by her sister, Barbara Kaechele and husband Rev. Edward H. Kaechele of Hamden, CT and family. And by her nieces and nephews of her late brothers, Arthur Van Campen and Warren Van Campen.
Funeral service will be held on Friday, August 2, 2019 at 11:00am at First Presbyterian Church of Montrose, 367 Church St., Montrose, PA,18801, with Reverend Jason Clapper officiating. Burial will follow at Newton Cemetery, Newton Ransom Blvd. and Upper Maple Dr., Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania. Visitation will be held at the church at 10:00 am until time of services. Bartron-Myer Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.
If desired, please consider memorial donations to First Presbyterian Church of Montrose at the address listed above.
382 Church Street
Montrose, PA 18801
Local Phone: 570-278-8100