Official Obituary of

Elaine Frost

March 7, 2024

Elaine Frost Obituary

Elaine Frost 87, formerly of Upper Saddle River, NJ, died peacefully at her home at Crosslands, Kennett Square, PA on Thursday, March 7, 2024.  She was surrounded by the dedicated Care Partners and nurses of Firbank East.  She was predeceased by her husband, Edward E. Frost, Jr. in 2003, after sharing 43 years of marriage together.  

She graduated from Miss Fine’s School in Princeton, NJ and from Wellesley College in Wellesley, MA.  She received a master’s degree in social work from Columbia University and spent 3 years in New York City doing Settlement House work before getting married and moving to Philadelphia in 1960.  In 1966, after moving several times, she and Ted settled in Upper Saddle River, NJ where they spent the next 37 years together raising their children.

Elaine was an active member of St. John’s Memorial Episcopal Church in Ramsey, NJ, where she served on the Vestry, and Mission and Outreach Committee, became a licensed Lay Eucharistic Minister, and sang in the choir.  For 25 years Elaine worked as a School Social Worker in the Bogota, NJ public schools.  After retiring she and Ted enjoyed a wonderful trip to Scotland with dear friends from St. John’s.  And they spent more time on Martha’s Vineyard.  After moving to Crosslands in 2003, Elaine became an active member of The Church of the Advent in Kennett Square and served as a choir member and Eucharistic Visitor.  She participated in many activities offered at Crosslands and in the surrounding community. 

She is survived by her children, Elizabeth Maynard, Jean Frost and Thomas Frost; her three grandsons and two great-grandchildren Thomas Maynard and his wife Rachel and their son Westley, Daniel Maynard and his wife Allison and their daughter Stassi, and Timothy Frost; brother Wilson Gulick and his wife Grace Swartz.

Memorial services will be held at St. John’s Memorial Episcopal Church in Ramsey, NJ at 2 PM on Saturday, April 20, 2024, and at Crosslands, Kennett Square, PA at 2 PM on Saturday, May 11, 2024.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Johns Memorial Episcopal Church, 301 East Main Street Ramsey, NJ  07446, or Episcopal Church of the Advent, 401 N. Union Street Kennett Square, PA 19348, or Polly Hill Arboretum 809 State Road, West Tisbury, MA  02575  

Arrangements are being handled by Kuzo Funeral Home, Inc of Kennett Square.

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Funeral Service
April 20, 2024

2:00 PM
St. John&rsquo!s Memorial Episcopal Church (Ramsey, Crosslands, Kennett Square, PA)


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