Frank E. Zeigler, 83, of Newark, N.J., died Oct. 28, 2010, at his home. He was the widower of Evelyn Radaskie, whom he married on May 3, 1945.

Mr. Zeigler was born Oct. 25, 1927, in Bethlehem, son of Fred and Elizabeth (Cook) Zeigler.

Mr. Zeigler was a member of the United States Army, having served during World War II.

During his lifetime, he was a machine operator for the New Milford Foundry.

His hobbies included gardening, working on his property and helping his neighbors.

Mr. Zeigler is survived by six daughters, Jane Thompson, and her husband, Richard, of Barre, Vt., Susan Laplante, of Clayton, N.C., Ruth White, and her husband, Pat, of New Richie, Fla., Peggy "Marguerite" Marckers, and her husband, Lyle, of Irasburg, Vt., Patricia Scott, and her husband, Lonnie, of Texas, and Linda Hanwich, and her friend Robert, of Berlin, N.H.; 19 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Alice Walton, of Colorado, and Betty Notaro, of Georgia; a good friend, Joyce Cross, of Newark; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife on Jan. 1, 1985.

The Curtis-Britch-Converse-Rushford Funeral Home in Vermont was in charge of the arrangements.

Memorials may be made to the Vermont Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired, 37 Elmwood Ave., Burlington, VT 05401.