Cliff Fralen

[15 OCT 1932 - I2 - 20196 - 10 JUL 2015]

Cliff Fralen Eulogies

AOG Testimonials



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Jean Fralen and Family
[Cliff Fralen Service - AUG 2015]



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May - Carpenter - Heyer x55 - Norm Smith - Andrews - Welter - Lichtenberg - Streett - Cardillo - Fralen - Drummond - Vitty - Sloan [DG Mini - MAY 2006]



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Cliff and Jean Fralen
[DG Mini - MAY 2006]



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Fralen - Ginter - Cardillo - Lichtenberg
[DG Mini - MAY 2006]



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Heyer x55 - Andrews - Cardillo - Fralen -
Norm Smith [DG Mini - MAY 2006]



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[50th Reunion Bio]



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Jean Fralen - Ellen Schick - Mary Andrews
[50th Reunion]



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Hilbert - Roades - Fralen - Welter
[50th Reunion]



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Roades and Fralen
[50th Reunion]



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Katherine Jeter - Cliff and Jean Fralen
[50th Reunion]



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Cliff Fralen - Buddy Roberts - Jean Fralen -
Dan and Lo Dienst [50th Reunion]



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Cliff and Jean Fralen - Ellen Schick -
Bill and Sandra Brown [50th Reunion]



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Harvill - Wray - Fralen - Roades - Jeter - Fiscus -
Vanden Bosch - Wells [I-2: 50th Reunion]



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Wray - Jeter - Roades - Harvill - Wells - Meetze - Brown -
Fralen - Vanden Bosch - Fiscus [I-2: 50th Reunion]



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Ofelia and Jon Vanden Bosch - Fralen
[50th Reunion]



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Harvill - Wells - Vanden Bosch - Fralen -
Meetze - Jeter [I-2: 50th Reunion]



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Murphy - Sullivan - Fralen - Robinson - Toni Maurer - Lichtenberg - Carla and Don Hilbert - Stern - Thorsen [From NYC - 50th Reunion]



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Don Andrews - Cliff Fralen - Inez Cardillo - Jean Fralen - Sue Graham
[John Schick Memorial Service - West Point DEC 2004]



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Jean and Cliff Fralen - Jane and Ed Zaborowski - Charlie Johnson
[John Schick Memorial Service - West Point DEC 2004]



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Rich Cardillo - Cliff Fralen - Marly Carpenter
[John Schick Memorial Service - West Point DEC 2004]



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Mary Andrews - Ellen Schick - Jean Fralen
[John Schick Memorial Service - West Point DEC 2004]



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Don Hilbert and Fralen's
[DG Mini - MAY 2004]



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Cliff and Jean Fralen
[DG Mini - MAY 2004]



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Jack Campbell - Feagin - Fralen
[DG Mini - MAY 2004]



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Fralen's and Dienst
[DG Mini - MAY 2004]



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MaryAnn and Hank Meetze - Jean and Cliff Fralen - Charlie Berg - Kelly Lichtenberg - Gwyn Kitchel Hamilton - Jackie Merry [John Hamilton's Funeral - JUL 2002]



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Meetze's - Fralen's - Charlie Berg x55
[JUL 2002]



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Rich Cardillo - Mary Andrews - Jean Fralen - Inez Cardillo -
John Schick [40th Reunion - MAY 1995]



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Tim Fralen - Don Andrews - Steve and
John Schick [Hawaii - 1993]



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Frank's Sister - Hilbert - Mary O'Brien - Rumsey - Lenio - Welter - Strati - Fralen - Wix - Roades - Masson [Frank O'Brien's Funeral - 1987]



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O'Brien - Masson - Welter - Hilbert -
Roades - Fralen [1985]



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O'Briens and Welter's - Hilbert's -
Roades' - Fralen's - Massons [1985]



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[25th Reunion - 1980]

Row 10: Bergen - Cathey - Chapman - Gamble - Todd Graham - Don Smith - ? - Polly - McCloskey - Row 9: Blitch - Secord - Jim Ryan - Wing - ? - Row 8: ? - Matuszak - Wayne Smith - ? - Fleeger - Lynn - Joe Franklin - Charlie Johnson - Gunderson - Row 7: Regnier - ? - Reed - Stone - Herren - Weaver - Matteson - Hayes - ? - Enslow - Cliff Jones - ? - Reid - Feagin - Row 6: Wargowsky - Lichtenberg - Sanderson - Baker - Dienst - McCullough - Schick - Ludwig - Soper - Bean - Shideler - Lenio - Pirkey - Row 5: Goldstein - Fralen - Le Cates - Meisenheimer - Wheeler - Horst - Whittaker ? - Cardillo - Page - Newton - Prater - Lucas - Row 4: ? - Sloan - Traut - Rich Miller - Hoeferkamp - Heye - ? - West - Bill Graham - Row 3: Andrews - Perkins - Gay - Pace - Olvey - Strati - Dugan - Jackson - Whtitaker ? - Ralph Henry - Gallup - Murray - Ewing - Fikaris - Row 2: Hornbarger - Al Edwards - Robinson - ? - Thorsen - Dickson - Vitty - Tom Phillips - Bill Anderson - Giddings - Jacobs - Dryer - Row 1: Bazilwich - Samos - Wray - Trobaugh - Brokenshire - Bossert - Hagedorn - Walton - Poirier - Hasbrouck - LaFrenz - Nourse - Malooley



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[15th Reunion - 1970]

Row 8: Auer - McNair - Street - Wix - Row 7: Horst - Paul Parks - ? - Dugan - Grubbs - Domeck - Bliss - Row 6: Howie Stone - Newton - Booras - Strom - McDonald - Row 5: Fikaris - Schick - Gallup - Cardillo - Wheeler - Masson - Row 4: Katenbrink - Spellman - Joseph - ? - Schlotter - Row 3: Bergen - Fralen - ? - Andrews - Dunaway - Bob Johnson - Jim Ryan - Row 2: Bean - Strati - Soper - Jeter - Wiegand - Lenio - Price - Row 1: Prater - Thorsen - Meisenheimer - Reid - Zaborowski - Feagin - Joe Franklin

Larger Size



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Joanne and John Lovell - Jean Fralen - John Schick - Cliff Fralen - ? - Phyllis Chapman - Ellen Schick - Mary and Don Andrews [Stewart Field - 15th Reunion 1970]



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Ellen Schick - Mary Andrews - Jean Fralen - Ellie Raymond - Carla Sydenham - Helen Drummond - Don Andrews - Jim Drummond - Cliff Fralen - Al Raymond - Stan Sydenham [Fort Leavenworth - 1967]



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Don Giza - Al Cini - Paul and Bobbie Parks - Paul's mother - Cliff Fralen -
Don Parks (brother) - Bob Millard - Don Mitchell (friend) [2 JUL 1955]



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O'Brien - Masson - Welter - Rumsey -
Hilbert - Roades - Fralen [1955]



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I-2 Firsties - 4th Row: Gray - Fralen - Donald (CO) - Fiscus - 3rd Row: Vanden Bosch - Schow - Hamilton - Jeter - Campbell - 2nd Row: McCarthy - Brown - Wells - Roth - 1st Row: Macdonald - Harvill - Wray - Roades - Wallis - Meetze - Sims



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I-2 Cows



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I-2 Yearlings - 4th Row: Dilts - Donald - McCarthy - Brown - Roth - 3rd Row: Campbell - Hamilton - Wells - Meetze - 2nd Row: Vanden Bosch - Fralen - Macdonald - Gray - 1st Row: Roades - Berg - Wanderer - Harvill - Jeter - Fiscus (not pictured: Sims)



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I-2 Plebes - 4th Row: McCarthy - Munsch - Roth - Roades - 3rd Row: Campbell - Fralen - Vanden Bosch - Macdonald - Wanderer - Berg - Wray - 2nd Row: Meetze - Hamilton - Harvill - Dilts - Wells - Donald - Fiscus - 1st Row: Gray - Jeter - Charles Parks - Brown - Schow - Sims



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2012 AOG Online Register Entry

Register Glossary



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Clifford Joseph Fralen

Clifford Joseph Fralen was born on 15 October 1932 in Brooklyn, New York and appointed to West Point from the 9th Congressional District of New York. He entered West Point on 3 July 1951. He was in Company I-2 and participated in lacrosse his 4th and 3rd Class Years and wrestling his 4th, 3rd, 2nd and 1st Class years. He was a Corporal his 2nd Class year and a Lieutenant his First Class year. He graduated on 7 June 1955 and was commissioned in the US Army in the Field Artillery.


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I-2 Wives

Plebe: Jim Fiscus, Cliff Fralen, Tom Sims, Dave Wanderer

Yearling: Charlie Berg, Cliff Fralen, Chuck Roades

Cow: Cliff Fralen and Chuck Roades

Firstie: Cliff Fralen and Bob Wallis


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LTC Clifford J. Fralen, US Army, Ret.

(October 15th, 1932 - July 10th, 2015)

CHELMSFORD, MA – LTC Clifford J. Fralen, US Army, Ret., age 82, and a longtime resident of Chelmsford, MA died Friday, July 10, 2015 following a brief illness. He and his beloved wife Jean (Holzheimer) Fralen, were married for 60 years.

He was born in Brooklyn, NY on October 15, 1932, and was the son of the late Clifford B. and Mable (Nelson) Fralen. He graduated with the class of 1955 from United States Military Academy at West Point. He also earned master’s degrees’ from Johns Hopkins University and Northeastern University.

LTC Fralen served his country in the United States Army for 20 years and is a veteran of the Vietnam War before retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel.

Following his retirement from the military LTC Fralen was employed by Northeastern University as the Director of the Physical Plant for 17 years.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his sister Beverly Szader of Marlboro, NJ; his four children, CAPT Michael Fralen, US Navy, Ret. and his wife Denise of Lothian, MD, MAJ Timothy Fralen, US Army, Ret. and his wife Debra of Purcellville, VA, Susan Duffy and her husband William of Ashby, MA, and LTC David Fralen, US Army, Ret. of Stafford, VA; ten grandchildren, Matthew Fralen and his fiancé Ashley Cyr, Danielle Dade and her husband Jimmy, Michaela Fralen and her fiancé Jordan Watkins, Ian Fralen, Colette Fralen, James Duffy, William Duffy and his fiancé Erin Shea, Katrina Fralen, Jonathan Fralen, and Christopher Fralen; a great grandson, Jack Duffy; and several nieces and nephews.

It being his wish, there will be no visitation. The date and time of his Funeral Service and interment at West Point will be announced at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in LTC Fralen’s name to West Point at: West Point Association of Graduates Class of 55, 698 Mills Road, West Point, NY 10996.


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