Pomfret Ctr. – David “Dave” Frost, 62, of Orchard Hill Rd., passed away peacefully in his sleep on Thursday, July 5, 2018 while visiting his daughter in Colorado. He was the loving husband of Patricia (Norcross) Frost. Born in Ethiopia and raised in New Haven CT., he was the son of the late Alfred James Scott Frost and Theresa (Frazer) Frost.
Mr. Frost worked as a self-employed contractor and as a school teacher for Crossway Christian Academy. He was an accomplished musician who sang and played many instruments including the guitar, flute and the mandolin. He enjoyed vegetable gardening, fishing with his grandsons, and above all spending time with his family. He brought love and joy to everyone that he met. He was a member of the First Congregational Church of Pomfret and played on their worship team.
In addition to his wife, Patricia, Dave is survived by his children, Jerusha Frost of St. Helena, CA, Anna Frost of Golden, CO, Danielle Boies and her husband, Matthew, of Woodstock, David Frost Jr. of Putnam, and Patricia Frost of Pomfret; his step-children, Rebekah Battey of Plainfield, Joshua Edwards of Situate, RI, Heather Leckey and her husband, Joshua, of Hinesburg, VT, and Bethanie Pinkus and her husband, Benjamin, of Tewskbury, MA; his grandchildren, Shawn Battey, Amanda Battey, Jonathan Mercier, Seni Darboe, David Boies, Nathaniel Boies, David Frost III, Myles Frost, Eden Leckey, Elijah Leckey, Fletcher Leakey, and Clementine Pinkus; his siblings, James Frost of Chicago, Andrew Frost of Chicago, Michael Frost of E. Haven, CT, Jonathan Frost of Guilford, CT and Barbara Steininger-Frost of Guilford, CT; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Dave’s family from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, July 13, 2018 in the Gilman Funeral Home and Crematory, 104 Church St, Putnam, CT 06260. A Funeral Service will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 14, 2018 in The First Congregational Church of Pomfret, 13 Church Rd, Pomfret Center, CT 06259. Burial will follow in Elmvale Cemetery, Woodstock, CT.
Memorial donations may be made to Crossways Christian Academy, 250 E. Putnam Rd., Putnam, CT 06260 or Partners in Development, 174 High Street, Suite 106, Ipswich, MA 01938 or at https://www.pidonline.org/donate. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.