Obituary of Gerardus “Gerry” Hubertus Frenken

Frenken, Gerardus “Gerry” Hubertus

Peacefully, at Hospice Quinte on Saturday, June 22, 2024 at age 90.

Predeceased by his wife and best friend of 58 years Frances (nee Charland). Loving father of Janet Minicola, the late Lisa Jordan (survived by Jim), Julie Mayer (Mike), and Steven (Linda).

Cherished grandfather of Stephanie (Elmer), Justin (Natalie), Ryan (Emma), Nicholas (Victoria), Erica (Colin), Jordan (Mia), Cailey (Tyler), Paige (Connor), and Cameron. Great Grandfather of Mason and Lucy, Malachi, Tage, Sian, and Elly and Leny. Predeceased by his siblings John, Pete, Cornelius, Fritz, and Mary, and survived by his brother Hubert.

Will be lovingly remembered by all his extended family and friends.

Gerry was a well-known part of the Kingston Community as a family business owner and operator, most notably Frenken’s Toy Shop, and was active in the hospitals as a volunteer.

He was an active member in the St. Paul Apostle Parish, including his involvement with the Knights of Columbus.

He was a huge family man, being a devoted father, grandpa, and great grandpa. Many happy retired years were spent in Florida with his beloved Frances.

Guests are invited to the Township Chapel of the Gordon F. Tompkins Funeral Home, 435 Davis Drive on Wednesday, June 26, 2024 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm.

Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated at St. Paul the Apostle Church on Thursday, June 27 at 1:30 pm, followed by refreshments in the Church Hall.

In lieu of flowers, Memorial Donations to Hospice Quinte, or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.

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