WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J. -- Sigrid B. Frawley (nee Brandt), 64, of Woodcliff Lake, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family and friends Monday, July 4, 2016.
She was the wife of the late Franklyn “Chris” Frawley; and sister of John Brandt of Augusta, Maine and Mary Brandt of Portland, Ore. She also is survived by step-brothers Kevin Smith and his wife Peggy, Richard Smith and his wife Barbara and Christopher Smith; and was the aunt of Jennifer, Allison, Emily, Kevin, Tom, Brian, Katie, Michael and the late Meghan.
Born and raised in Brooklyn, N.Y., she graduated with a BA in child study at St. Joseph’s College (N.Y.) and went on to earn a MS in elementary education at Fordham University and a MS in school administration from Iona College.
Frawley was a beloved kindergarten teacher at the Stillman School in Tenafly for 26 years before retiring in 2011. Since 2007, she was an adjunct instructor of early childhood education and literacy education at Montclair State University.
She has been a parishioner of St. John the Baptist R. C. Church since 1991 and served on the parish council and as a lector. She was active in the community and local government, working with various groups in Woodcliff Lake, including the Helping Hands Food Pantry, Woodcliff Lake Senior Association and SEAS National.
Her family and friends would like to thank the doctors and staff at Memorial Sloan Kettering and Mount Sinai Hospital for their compassionate care and ongoing support. In particular, they would like to thank Diane Reidy Lagunes, MD and Laura Boucai, MD at Memorial Sloan Kettering for their extraordinary support and care.
In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to your favorite charity.