Joseph Pomeroy "Joe" FRANKHOUSE

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Joe and Jane (Book) Frankhouse (Photo from Steve Freeman Collection)
Contributed by rkohler3 on 7/22/11 - Image Year: 1980

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JOSEPH P. "JOE" FRANKHOUSE, 92, of 515 Market St., Port Royal, died on Saturday, January 6, 1990, at the Lewistown Hospital.

Born May 15, 1897, in Port Royal, he was a son of the late Charles David and Jennie (Meloy) Frankhouse.

His wife, Jane (Book) Frankhouse, whom he married on June 22, 1929, survives him.

Also surviving are: children, Marlin B. Frankhouse of East Berlin, PA, and Mrs. Nedra J. Lewis of Hermitage, PA.

Brothers and sisters: Mrs. Margaret Lyter of Port Royal, Mrs. Martha Kauffman of Upper Darby, and 2 grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Fred Frankhouse on 8/17/89 and Melvin C. Frankhouse on 11/13/77.

He was a retired Buick-Pontiac Dealer in Port Royal from 1930 to 1975. He was also a veteran of WWI having served in the U.S. Army.

Mr. Frankhouse was a member of tile Port Royal Lutheran Church, a life member of the American Legion Post #298, Mifflintown. He received 'The American Legion Golden Certificate' for 50 years of continuous membership. He was a member of the VFW Post #5863, Mifflintown and the F&AM Loge #324, Mifflintown.

Services were held at the Rex Funeral Home, Port Royal. with tile Rev. Steven Nelson officiating.

Internment was in the Old Church Hill Cemetery, Port Royal.

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Contributed by rkohler3 on 1/7/13 - Image Year: 1919
Joe Frankhouse's World War I Military Service (Photo submitted by Wayne Taylor)
Contributed by rkohler3 on 7/22/11 - Image Year: 1986
FRANKHOUSE SIBLINGS: (l-r) Margaret, Martha, Joe, Fred (Dec. 1986) (Photo from the collection of Steve Freeman)
Contributed by rkohler3 on 7/22/11 - Image Year: 1901
FRANKHOUSE SIBLINGS: (l-r) Martha, Margaret, Melvin, Joe (Abt. 1901) (Photo from the collection of Steve Freeman)
Contributed by rkohler3 on 9/12/11 - Image Year: 1948
A receipt for a car from the Frankhouse Garage. Since it is for a 48 Buick in 1948, it would suggest that a new car sold for about $2,000 in 1948. (Copy submitted by Steve Baumgardner)

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