Frohman, born Oct. 16, 1912, in Brooklyn, is one of five children. Gene worked from 1932 to 1943 for Mutual Life Insurance Co. of New York. She married Ed Frohman, now deceased, in September 1938, and moved to South Ozone Park. They had a son, John. In 1951 she moved to Bethpage, where she has been an active member of St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church and the Lutheran Women's Mission League. Gene lives in her home in Bethpage. She has two granddaughters. She celebrated her birthday at church with family and friends.