Paul Fradenburg

          Paul B. Fradenburg, 80, of Cazenovia, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Friday, February 15, 2019. He was born in Syracuse to Harold and Jane Fradenburg and graduated from Cazenovia High School in 1957. Paul attended Syracuse University where he played football and was part of their 1959 National Championship Team before enlisting in the U.S. Air Force. A gifted artist, Paul’s lifetime of drawings are displayed in hundreds of homes and establishments throughout the United States particularly in the Central New York area. Paul enjoyed playing golf, cheering for Syracuse University sports and was always eager to tell a good story. Paul’s greatest passion was spending time with his family, friends and acquaintances.

         He is survived by his former wife, Ruth Fradenburg of Natick, MA; his four sons, Hunt (Dina) Fradenburg of Columbia, SC, Jay (Melissa) Fradenburg of Grosse Pointe, MI, Bradley (Allison) Fradenburg of Westfield, NJ and Erich (Catherine) Fradenburg of Mansfield, MA; his brother, Harold (Shirley) Fradenburg of Cazenovia; six grandchildren; six nieces and three nephews. In addition to his parents, Paul was predeceased by his sister, Nancy Fradenburg Fowler.

          A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m Saturday, March 30, 2019 in St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 12 Mill Street in Cazenovia. Following the services, a reception will be held at the Brae Loch Inn, 5 Albany Street in Cazenovia from 2 to 4 p.m. Contributions may be made to CazCares, 101 Nelson St., Cazenovia, NY 13035 in memory of Paul. To leave a message of sympathy for the Fradenburg family, please visit