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Frank "Ted" Parke Bicking

July 6, 1938 ~ April 19, 2018 (age 79)

Frank Parke "Ted" Bicking, 79, of Glen Mills, died Thursday, April 19, 2018, at Maris Grove in Glen Mills, PA.

Born July 6, 1938, in West Chester, PA, he was the son of the late Frank K. Bicking and Kathryn Myers Bicking.

Frank graduated from West Chester Joint Senior High School, class of 1956, and Lafayette College, class of 1960.  He worked as a salesman and sales manager in the corrugated paper industry.  Frank was a proud member of the Sons of the American Revolution, Theta Chi Fraternity, and a devoted Eagles and Phillies fan.  

His passions included researching the genealogy of his family, music, reading, stamp and coin collecting, model railroading, and traveling. Frank loved his family and his many friends with whom he stayed in contact over the years; and was very active at The Maris Grove senior living community.  He always had a great outlook on life and loved to make people laugh!!

Frank is survived by his children: Theodore Bicking and his wife Bienn, Kathryn Bicking, John Bicking and his wife Kelly, his grandchildren - Jake, Shea, and Lily.  He is also survived by a brother, The Rev. David Bicking, his wife Sara, and their family, and several cousins.

Family and friends are invited to his Visitations on Friday, April 27, 2018, from 6-8pm at  DellaVecchia, Reilly, Smith & Boyd Funeral Home, Inc., 410 North Church Street, West Chester, PA, 610-696-1181 and on Saturday April 28, 2018, from 10-11am; followed by his funeral service at the funeral home.  Interment will be at the Northwood Cemetery in Downingtown, PA.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Maris Grove Scholars Fund, 200 Maris Grove Way, Glen Mills, PA 19342.

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