Obituary of H. Martin Frahme
H. Martin Frahme, age 84, died on April 27, 2023 in Morristown, NJ after a brief illness. He was born to Henry C. Frahme and Lillian Burns Frahme in Rahway, NJ. His early years were spent in Garwood and Cranford NJ and he graduated from Cranford High School in 1957. He completed a B.S. degree in accounting at St. Peter's University in Jersey City in 1961 and an M.B.A. degree from Seton Hall University in 1973. He held positions as an accountant in several northern NJ cities and was Controller of Titanium Metal Co. in West Caldwell before retiring. After retirement, he enjoyed driving charter buses for several companies. He also served in the NJ National Guard as a medic for many years. For the past four decades he has lived in Morris Township.
Martin was a long-time member of the TriState Ramblers Hiking Club and was active for decades in club hiking and canoeing activities. Canoeing on the rivers, streams, and canals of NJ and FL was one of his favorite activities. He loved all animals, large and small, and often provided foster care for orphaned kittens on behalf of local animal shelters. Martin and his Companion, Carol Czajowski, enjoyed extended RV trips to Florida and the western states. He was also very handy and liked to fix things.
He is pre-deceased by his parents Henry C. and Lillian Burns Frahme, brother Thomas R. Frahme, all of Cranford, NJ; his cousin Betty Lawton (Rick) of Dennis, MA, several beloved aunts and uncles of NJ, NY and MN, and niece Laura Frahme. of Denver, CO. Survivors include his beloved Companion, Carol Czajkowski of Morris Township, brother Robert B. Frahme (Claudia) of Salmon, ID; cousins Carl E. Frahme (Sharon) of Gardner, KS; Carole Frahme Andrews and her Companion Richard Mercer of Westlake, OH; and Mike Burns (Kathy) of Naples, FL.
No services are planned but memorial contributions would be welcomed by animal shelters of the donors' choice.
Arrangements are under the care of Dangler Funeral Home, Morris Plains, NJ.
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