Jeffrey Alan Fretchel, age 64, of Claymont, DE passed suddenly on July 9, 2017. A resident of Claymont for most of his life, Jeff graduated from Claymont High School, class of 1971. He was a member of the Millwright and Machinery Erectors Local Union 1906 out of Philadelphia. A Mason originally with the Lucius H. Scott Lodge, he now is a member of the Chester Masonic Lodge 236 F&AM. As a youth, Jeff was a member of Chester Chapter Order of DeMolay. He also volunteered at Crozer Chester Medical Center. Jeff enjoyed vacationing in Disney World with his family. He is preceded in death by his parents, John and Isabelle Fretchel. Jeffrey is survived by his wife of 41 years, Barbara E. Fretchel (nee) Warfield, a daughter, Jennifer (Robert) Roman and a brother, John F. Fretchel Jr. A viewing will be held on Wednesday evening, 6-8PM at the Pagano Funeral Home, 3711 Foulk Rd., Garnet Valley, PA followed by Masonic services at 8pm. Interment, private. In lieu of flowers, donations in Jeffrey's memory may be made to the National Stroke Association.