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Charles Frye

March 30, 1928 — April 21, 2022

Mr. Charles W. Frye, 94, of Parkville, MD, and formerly of Frederick, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 21, 2022 at Harbor Hospital Hospice in Baltimore. He was the loving husband of the late Shirley Mae (Foster) Frye. They were married 61 years at the time of her death on September 27, 2011.

Born March 30, 1928, in Brunswick, he was the son of the late Philip Daniel and Esther Maria (Utterback) Frye.

He was a veteran of the United States Army Air Corps, serving just after high school. Charlie was an employee of the USPS for many years. After retirement, he enjoyed watching Maryland basketball, and was an avid Orioles fan. He played Bocce ball with his friends at Oak Crest Senior Living in Parkville, where he was loved by those who knew him. Charlie sorely missed his pet bird, Jingle, who died within the last year. He was of the Methodist faith and attended services at the senior living facility.

Surviving are his four children, Mark W. Frye and wife, Gloria, Kandy M. Rahochik and husband, Tom, Marty P. Frye and wife, Carolyn, and Kay J. Glisan and husband, Dane; four grandchildren, Kara DeGeorge and husband, Bobby, Kasey Dixon and husband, Donnevan, Morgan Crane and husband, Justin, and Samuel "Tyler" Glisan; five great-grandchildren, Drew, Addison, Cruz, Colton, and Parker; loving friend also surviving is Elizabeth Cornett.

Private family services will be held at a later date where inurnment will follow in Old Brownsville Cemetery.

Arrangements are with Stauffer Funeral Home and Stauffer Crematory, Inc. Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at

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