James Kevin Frost of Monroe died peacefully on Friday, Nov. 6, 2020, at Garnet Health Medical Center in the Town of Wallkill. He was 88 years old.
A longtime resident of Monroe, he was born in Brooklyn on Jan. 20, 1932, the son of Casimir and Edna Frost.
James started work in the restaurant department of the Guaranty Trust Company (JP Morgan) in 1950 and retired 44 years later as an Executive Chef and Restaurant Manager.
He was a veteran of the Korean War having served in the U.S. Army.
A life-long Giants fan, he was a Giants season ticket holder for 57 years.
He is predeceased by his wife Anne Morrison Frost, whom he married on June 26, 1954; his brother Kenneth Frost; and his sister Margaret Cutter.
Survivors include his son Kevin and his wife Suzanne of Bel Air, Maryland; his son Sean and his wife Rosemarie of Fair Oaks; his daughter Mary Ellen Beams and her husband Frank of Monroe; his grandchildren: Sean, Meghan, Brendan, Daniel, Kieran, James, Caitlin, Colin, Rosemarie, Christina, Francis and Joseph; and his great-grandchildren: Cameron, Ryan, Brady, Dylan, Keara, Alexander, Isabella, Mackenzie, Patrick, Grady, Nicholas, Francis, Finley, Jack and Michael; and his three sisters, Edna Frost, SSND, of Willard, Wisconsin, Barbara O’Donnell of Brooklyn and Casimira Garrett of Red Bank, N.J.
A private service was held at Smith, Seaman & Quackenbush, Monroe.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, Nov. 27, at 11 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church, 26 Still Road, Monroe. We ask you to please adhere to the state regulations regarding face masks and distancing.
Interment will follow at the Orange County Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Goshen.
Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Orange and Sullivan, 800 Stony Brook Court, Newburgh, NY 12550 (www.hospiceoforange.com).
Arrangements by Smith, Seaman & Quackenbush, Inc. Funeral Home (845-782-8185; www.ssqfuneralhome.com).