Norman W. Frörup Sr. Dies at 87

Norman W. Frörup Sr.

Norman W. Frörup Sr. died on Aug. 11 in Tampa, Fla. He was 87 years old.

He was preceded in death by his sisters: Eva Forbes, Marjorie Lee, Lillia Frorup and Corliss Frorup; brother, Gustave Frorup; and sister-in-law, Veronica Frorup.

He is survived by his wife, Gwendolyn Frorup; sisters: Shirley Christian and Eleanor Frorup; brother, Christian Frorup Sr; sister-in-law, Valburg Krauser; daughters: Alyce “Frenchie” Frorup, Allyson “Mikki” Matthias and Angela Roberts; daughter-in-law, Kendra Frorup; sons: Norman W. Frorup Jr. and Craig Frorup; grandchildren: Amesha Pemberton, Yaneika, Kiko, I’ko and I’koyo Matthias, Ehrin and Kymesha Lynch, and Shanelle, Justin and Alexis Frorup; and great-grandchildren: Ryan, Nariah, Nataijah and I’Kyrah Matthias, Dedrick Jr. and Charmaine Nash, and E’Miah, Acacia and A’laina Lynch.

He also leaves to cherish his memory his nieces: Janet Turner, Corinne Plaskett, Karen Culp, Heather Lee, Rebecca Smith, Palmira Frorup, Theresa Frorup-Alie and Ruth Frorup; nephews: Adam Christian, Christian Frorup Jr., and Gregory, Edmund, Wayne and Edwin Frorup; a host of great-nieces and great-nephews, including Gary Halyard, Nikki Plaskett, Shawn and Raymond Francis Jr., Candace Culp, Gregory and Gabriel Christian, Jalen and Dilani Frorup, Erik and Annika Dalland, and Christian Smith; and extended family and special friends: the Nelthropp family, Annibal Bermudez, Michael DuBois, Raymond Adams and others too numerous to mention.

A first viewing will be held from 3-5 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 23. The second viewing will take place at 9 a.m. followed by the funeral service at 10 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 24, at James Memorial Funeral Chapel. Interment will follow at Kingshill Cemetery. The family respectfully requests that attendees wear a face mask and adhere to the social distancing requirements.