The Fraleys of East Smithfield, PA

Bill Fraley

William (Bill) Fraley is the second son (and third child) of Robert and Jane Fraley. He was married to Bonnie Watson Fraley and the two are the proud parents of two daughters, Denise and Sarah (see CHILDREN section of PHOTO GALLERY).

Bill is now married to Sharon Fraley and the two live in Camp Hill, PA., Bill having retired from the Pennsylvania State Police, where he reached the enviable position of Captain. His last position was a Commander of the Harrisburg Troop (H) of approximately 400 Troopers. Bill graduated from nearby (17 miles from Athens) Elmira College with a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice in June, 1977, along with his close friend and fellow local officer, Robert Reed. (See ADULTS section of PHOTO GALLERY).

Bill enjoys driving his International Harvester tractor, which he inherited from his father and which his father used on numerous occasions near his home in Athens to plow garden plots for his neighbors and himself. He especially enjoys spending time with his grandchildren, Elijah and Desmond). (See CHILDREN section of PHOTO GALLERY).