- Deceased's name: John Frankenfeld, PhD
- Age: 78
- Date: 4/23/11
- Hometown: Howell, NJ
John William Frankenfeld,78, of Howell, NJ, died at home on Saturday, April 23, 2011.
Dr. Frankenfeld was a star football and baseball player in high school and in college and graduated from MIT with a PhD in Chemistry. He was employed at Exxon Corporation as a research chemist for 30 years and after retirement, taught chemistry at Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, NJ.
Dr. Frankenfeld served as President on the Atlantic Highlands School Board for several years and also coached little league baseball. An avid fisherman, prolific writer and accomplished photographer, Dr. Frankenfeld enjoyed bird watching, reading, listening to classical music, and spending time with family.
Dr. Frankenfeld is predeceased by his mother and father, Justus and Margaret Frankenfeld, and brother, Charles Frankenfeld. He is survived by his wife, Sophia Frankenfeld, son and daughter, Eric Frankenfeld and Marya Stockton, and son and daughter-in-law, Mark Stockton and Lisa Frankenfeld. He also leaves behind a sister, Gay Gauch, and three grandchildren, Brandon, Shannon and Cameron Frankenfeld.
Dr. Frankenfeld will be greatly missed by his family.
"He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away."