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Alexander James Frantz

September 28, 1977 ~ May 29, 2017 (age 39)

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Alexander James Frantz, 39, of Wellsboro, PA passed away at the Robert Packer Hospital on Monday, May 29, 2017 surrounded by his family.  Alex was born on September 28, 1977 in Philadelphia, PA, son of Dr. Jerry D. and Alice A. (Gasker) Frantz of Wetona, PA.  He was a Gas Well Leasing Agent with East Resources and was a landscaper prior to that.  Alex was a Life Benefactor Member of the NRA, was a member of the Laurel Mountain Friends of the NRA and the Troy Rod & Gun Club. He was passionate about hunting and fishing.  His other great love was cooking, and he also enjoyed canning and gardening.


Alexander is survived by his parents, his sister Allison A. (Christopher J.) LaFever of Eaton, NY, his nieces Alicia Ann and Alexis Ann LaFever, his maternal grandmother Phyllis Gasker, his  girlfriend SueAnn Carson of Wellsboro, along with several aunts, uncles, and cousins.  Alex is preceded in death by his paternal grandparents Harvin O. and Naomi S. Frantz and his maternal grandfather who was his hunting and fishing buddy, Herbert J. Gasker.


Family and friends are welcome to gather at 1:00 pm on Thursday, June 1, 2017 for a graveside celebration of Alexander’s life at the Wetona Cemetery, on the Keir Hill Road, Columbia Cross Roads, PA with Rev. Garry Zuber officiating.  The Gerald W. Vickery, Jr. Funeral & Cremation Services, Inc. 1093 West Main St. Troy, PA has been entrusted with the arrangements.


In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Alexander’s memory to the NRA Foundation, 11250 Waples Mill Road, Fairfax, VA 22030.

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