Obituary: Frances M. McVey



Frances M. McVey, 90, Westfield, died July 25 at Maple Park Village in Westfield. She was born March 9, 1926 to Walter and Frances (Green) Acton in Noblesville.

Frances was a 1945 graduate of Noblesville High School and worked as a secretary and receptionist for Vibromatic Co. Inc. for 20 years. A woman of strong faith and child of God, she was a member of First Christian Church of Noblesville where she volunteered, served on many committees and was a deaconess. Frances was a happy and joyful lady, loving music and dancing. She was active with the Noblesville Senior Citizens Organization where she led an aerobics group until the age of 80. Frances enjoyed playing cards and bingo, but most of all, loved God and her family.

She is survived by her husband of 69 years, William F. “Bill” McVey, daughters Deborah (Arthur) Robinson and Valerie (Louis) Lang, four grandchildren, Anne Robinson, Victoria Lang Collins and Alexander and Peter Lang, sister Marilyn Purkey and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Frances was preceded in death by her infant son, Timothy McVey.