Francis (Frank) Adalbert Dreger died on June 29, 2022, peacefully at home in Nashville, Tennessee, after a long illness. He was 92 years old. His funeral Mass will take place on Thursday, July 7, at 1:30 p.m. at Saint Henry Catholic Church, 6401 Harding Pike.
Frank’s survivors include his beloved wife of 61 years, Mary Domurat Dreger, and his children, Sister Mary Diana Dreger, OP, Christopher Dreger (Diane Jones), Alice Dreger (Aron Sousa), and Paul Dreger (Chaneen Foulke), and grandson Kepler Domurat-Sousa. His parents were Henry and Anna Dreger, and he was the last surviving of seven full and half siblings, including Leokadja, Walter, Theodore, Eugene, Mary, and Frances.
Frank’s nearly five years in Nashville were blessed by his great team of caregivers as well as those who ministered faithfully to his spiritual needs, and many new friends who joined him in prayer.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Frank’s honor to the Dominican Sisters of Saint Cecilia in Nashville, TN (www.nashvilledominican.org/giving).