Rosanna M Frey

July 3, 1932May 23, 2019

Roseanna M. Frey, 86, of York, died peacefully, Thursday, May 23, 2019 at Rest Haven-York. Born in Hellam Township on July 3, 1932, she was the daughter of the late Paul and Dorothy Irene (Sipe) Holtzinger. Roseanna was the loving wife of the late Harry A. Frey.

Roseanna was a 1950 graduate and class valedictorian of the former Hellam High School. She was a seamstress for Roanna Girl Sewing Factory and Tighe Industries and later worked as a cashier and preparer for Taco Johns. Roseanna enjoyed needlepoint and sewing, and was a gifted painter. She loved to spend time with family, especially with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Family game nights were her favorite.

Roseanna is survived by her daughter, Amy K. Bupp of York; her son, Daniel E. Frey and his wife, Sharon of Scooba, MS; her sister, Betty Townsley of Lancaster; and her brother, Harold Holtzinger of York. Roseanna is also survived by a grandson, four granddaughters, a great-granddaughter, and four great-grandsons. She was preceded in death by her siblings, Gloria Wise, Delma Winand, Anna Sloat, and Charles Holtzinger.

A funeral service for Roseanna will be held on Saturday, June 1, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. at the Etzweiler Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, 1111 East Market Street, York. Interment will follow in Susquehanna Memorial Gardens. There will be a viewing at the funeral home on Saturday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Roseanna’s memory may be made to Autism York, PO Box 7322, York, PA 17404 ( in honor of her beloved great-grandson Joell McKim.


No services are scheduled at this time. Receive a notification when services are updated.


Rosanna M Frey

have a memory or condolence to add?