February 26, 1926 ‒ December 03, 2015
Mount Vernon, Ohio
“Pete” Norland Frost, age 89, of Mount Vernon passed away on Thursday, December 3, 2015 at his home.
He was born on February 26, 1926 in Mount Vernon to the late William and Goldie (Vian) Frost. Pete was formerly employed as a glass assembler for Pittsburgh Plate Glass Co. from which he retired after 35 years. He later became a self-employed maintenance, known as the Fussy Fixer. He was a member of the First Baptist Church here in Mount Vernon and was a veteran serving in the United States Army during WWII in the 23rd Infantry Regiment. Pete was involved with the Station Break and loved to help out in any way he could. He also enjoyed helping at his church, but his biggest enjoyment was simply helping people. Pete was also well known for feeding the birds every morning with left over bread that he collected from his friends.
He is survived by two daughters, Darla Smalley of Westerville, Deborah (Michael) Cook of Marion; his son Daniel (Carmen) Frost of Sunbury; five grandchildren; Amy (Chris) Brady of Marion, Bill (Kelly) Hillier Jr. of Ashville, NC, Kaylin Frost of Worthington, Danielle and Delaney Smalley of Westerville; five great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, Pete was preceded in death by his wife Maxine Ruth Frost; his sisters Iona Lannoy and Geraldine Hoar; and his brothers Marion Arthur Frost, Ronald Frost and Elmer Frost.
Friends may call from 12:00 PM until the time of the funeral service at 2:00 PM on Monday, December 7, 2015 at the First Baptist Church; 303 S. Edgewood Rd., Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050, with Rev. Bob Hendrix and Rev. Al Cooper officiating. Burial, with military honors provided by the Knox County Joint Veteran’s Council, will take place in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.
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