Frank Ford

Obituary of Frank A. Ford

EARLTON – Frank A. Ford, Sr., 79, passed away peacefully at home on Friday March 24, 2023. He was born in Catskill on August 19, 1943 to the late William and Edith Purdy Ford of Athens. Frank was in the US Army for 6 years, being Honorably Discharged in 1968. He was a trackman for the Metro-North Railroad for 30 years before retiring.

Frank is survived by his wife, Emily J. Jaycox-Bensen Ford; his step-children, Christopher, David, and Heidi Bensen; his grandson, Hank Bensen; and many brother and sister in laws that he loved dearly.

Per his wishes, Frank has been privately cremated. Burial in Greenville Cemetery.

Special thanks to Community Hospice. Memorial donations can be made to Community Hospice, 47 Liberty Street, Catskill, NY 12414.

Arrangements by A.J. Cunningham Funeral Home, Greenville. Condolences can be posted at

A Memorial Tree was planted for Frank
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at A.J. Cunningham Funeral Home - Greenville
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