Marilyn Frye

Marilyn McKimmie Frye, 83, of New Philadelphia, passed away Thursday, April 24, 2014, after a lengthy illness.

Born February 15, 1931, in Toronto, Ohio, she was a daughter of the late Spencer and Margaret Jones McKimmie.

Marilyn graduated early from Toronto High School and went on to attend cosmetology school. She married and opened her own beauty salon. Marilyn was a very hard worker, beginning her days at 5:30 in the morning and ending them at 5:30 in the evening – or later – for 40 years. She moved to New Philadelphia upon her retirement, and was a member of the Broadway United Methodist Church.

She is survived by a daughter, E. Lynne Swingle; a granddaughter, Lindsay M. Swingle; a brother Harold Lee (Gloria) McKimmie; a nephew, Spencer Lee McKimmie; a niece, Cindy (Ted) Knisely; and great nephews, Joe and Alex Knisely.

At Marilyn’s request, there will be no public calling hours or funeral ceremony.

The family suggests that contributions in Marilyn’s name be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.

To sign an online guest book and share a fond memory of Marilyn, please visit the Obituaries and Flowers link on the Toland-Herzig website.