Loredith “Lori” Frye

January 25, 1944 ‒ September 22, 2014

Delaware, Ohio

Loredith “Lori” Frye, age 70 of Delaware passed away at home Monday, September 22, 2014.

She was born on January 25, 1944 in Dingus, West Virginia to the late Sam and Frances (Messer) Dalton. Moving to Delaware in 1984 from Columbus, she worked as a seamstress for The Ohio State University before retiring.

Lori married Raymond Frye in 1984 and together they enjoyed life and the game of golf. They golfed in couples tournaments nationwide through the International Moose organization. They also participated in couples outings.

She was a member of the Delaware Eagles, Moose, and AMVETS Post #102, where she enjoyed playing rip-off’s. Lori was honored to receive the Moose International Shining Star Sportswoman of the year in 1999. Lori enjoyed sewing, making quilts, and winters were spent in Sebring, Florida.  She was also an avid gardener, taking pleasure in tending to her flowers and 28 rose bushes.

Outgoing and friendly, she enjoyed friendships all over the nation from her various outing experiences. She will be appropriately remembered by her family, laughing, and making friends.

She is survived by her beloved husband Ray, daughter Paula (Michael) Carter of Columbus, son James Higgins of Delaware, grandchildren Michael and Randol, sisters Ruby (John) Stepp, Ruth Hartman both of Columbus, Blanche (Herb) Choate of Jacksonville, FL, brothers Willard (Linda) Dalton of Columbus, Sam Dalton of Grove City, and Marvin (Pam) Dalton of Pataskala, and a host of friends, including special neighbors Rick and Teresa.

Friends may call 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center, 1510 W. William St. at Valleyside Dr., Delaware where services will be held 2:00 p.m. Thursday.

Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society.

Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com

  • Paula, I am sorry for your loss. I had the pleasure of meeting your mother once, she was a very nice lady. May you find comfort in The Lord during this difficult time.

  • Paula and family ,
    Sorry for your lost I know its been a long hard road.Thoughts and prayers are with you all.Shes at peace now.

  • Ray & family,
    Frank & I are so sorry to hear of Lori’s death. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. Lori was a very nice lady and fun to be around.

  • Ray & Family- I am so very sorry for your loss. Lori was a very special lady and one whom I was blessed to have as a friend. We enjoyed many fun-filled hours together at our Moose International and Women of the Moose golf tournaments. She is at rest now – but will always remain in our hearts. Jan

  • Ray, We are so saddened to hear of Lori’s passing. Have many fond memories from the golf outings. She was a good lady and will be missed. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers.

    Fritz and Beth Griswold

  • Jimmie
    On behalf of my family, Kevin Haas and the pool team Royal Flushes family, we extend our deepest sympathies in the loss of your Mom. The loss to you and your entire family is terrible. May you all find peace in the wonderful memories of your Mom. Sending prayers and wishes for healing to begin soon.

    With sincere condolences,
    Robin Kitchen

  • Ray and family, Sorry to hear of the passing of Lorie!! I have never met her but I am sure she was a wonderful woman !!
    You and your family will be in our prayers !!
    Paul & Caroline Barbe

  • Ray and family – all of the “grasshopper” golfers will miss Lori greatly. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  • Ray, so sorry to hear about your best friend and golfing partner. Lori certainly enjoyed life to the fullest and I am sure you have many wonderful memories from your life together. She was a unique lady and will be missed by all who truly knew her. Know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

    Dennis & Vickie Conner

  • We are sorry for the loss of a very nice and true friend. Lori and Ray were fun to be around, playing golf or just hanging out together. Lori will be missed but we know she is with her Lord, free of pain resting in peace in God’s hands.
    Dave & Sandy Seebach

  • Ray we certainly enjoyed having you and Lori in our “Grasshopper” group. Our sincere sympathy to you and your family.

  • HI RAY



  • Ray and Family We are so sorry to hear of the passing of Lorie. we so enjoyed golfing with the two of you at state moose. you are in our thoughts and prayers .

  • So sorry to hear of the loss of Lori, she inspired me with her ambition, happiness, and the love of golf, tickets and all. Prayers to your family
    to bask in the many happy memories you made throughout your lives.

  • Ray,
    So sorry to hear that Lori is know longer with us. I was a golfing friend.
    Lori was a fun person and will be missed.
    Sincerely, Jeannie Matyskella

  • Ray,
    I am sorry to hear about Lori, please know that my thoughts are with you in this time of sorrow, and that she is now playing every golf shot from the short grass and making par.
    Vic Sterner