Frank was a veteran of the Korean Conflict, serving in the Army Corps of Engineers building bridges. He has lived in North Versailles since 1957, and has worked as a steel mill worker, carpenter, general contractor, a member of the maintenance department at G.C. Murphy’s Warehouse in the Christy Park section of McKeesport, PA, and neighborhood handyman. He built homes and garages throughout the Pittsburgh area with the most significant construction being the fur storage facility for the old Green Valley Cleaners in North Versailles. Friends and family will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Forgie-Snyder Funeral Home, 1032 Broadway, East McKeesport, 412-823-8083. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Robert Bellarmine Church in East McKeesport. Interment with military honors will follow at the Cemetery of the Alleghenies in Bridgeville. Memorial contributions can be made to the veteran organization of your choice. For online condolences please visit www.snyderfuneralservices.com.
Originally published August 23, 2017.