Frank Samuel Hemingway

March 28, 1938February 9, 2021

Frank Samuel Hemingway, 82, of Troutdale passed away on February 9, 2021. He was born at home in Phillipsburg, New Jersey to Jack and Irene (McClellan) Hemingway, and was raised with three siblings. Frank was a graduate of Phillipsburg High School and served in the US Army after High School. Frank met his wife, Edith Roberts, a Portland native, at the U.S. Embassy in London, England. Together they raised two children, Anne and Mark. Professionally, he served 27+ years with the U.S. State Department, Foreign Service. During his career he had assignments at Embassies and Consulates in New Delhi; Kinshasha (Congo); London; Johannesburg; Botswana; Washington D.C.; Warsaw; Toronto; Amman, Jordan & Munich. He retired in 1991 and spent his retirement traveling cross-country and spending quality time with his family. Frank was also a fan of the Toronto Blue Jays Baseball team and visited many baseball stadiums on his cross-country trips. Known for his quick and dry humor, he also enjoyed reminiscing about US History, whether it be political, pop culture or American cars. A walking enthusiast in his retirement, he estimated he’d walked over 10,000 miles. Frank was preceded in death by his parents, Jack and Irene Hemingway; and brother, E. Bruce Hemingway, of Phillipsburg, NJ. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Edith Roberts Hemingway; children, Anne (Matt Wand); Mark (Gwenn) Hemingway; grandchildren, Adam (20), Christopher (18), Audrey (14), Julianna (13), and Jack (11); sisters, Janet Border and Cathy Celia. Frank was laid to rest at Rose City Cemetery in Portland, Oregon. Visit for additional information.


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Steve Riedel

February 24, 2021

It was a privilege to have Frank and his family as neighbors during our overlapping tours in Munich in 1990. Frank was a respected and dedicated foreign service professional and a great neighbor. Sending the Hemingway family my best at a time of great loss, and hoping all the memories of Frank sustain you now and in the future.

Katie Weaver

February 23, 2021

Aunt Edith, Anne & Mark,

I'm so sorry for your loss. Uncle frank will be missed. May god comfort you all during this difficult time. My thoughts, prayers and love are with you and your family.

Love, Katie, Zach and Desmond

Duane & Tina Monroe

February 22, 2021

We're very sorry for your loss. You are in our prayers.
Your neighbors,
Duane & Tina Monroe