Frank Michael "Fortunato" Maglicco, 80, of North Huntingdon, passed away Sunday, April 25, 2021 at home. He was born June 9, 1940 in McKeesport and was the son of the late William "Bull" and Kathleen (Naugle) Maglicco. He was a graduate of McKeesport High School, Youngstown State University, where he was a member of Kappa Sigma Kappa/ Theta Xi and The University of Pittsburgh. Frank retired after 37 years as a teacher, most tenured at AIU and was also was safety director and a truck driver for Schlessinger Trucking. He was an active and faithful member of St. Mary's Romanian Church in McKeesport. Frank was head guard and manager of Renzie pool, and very active in athletics. He played football for McKeesport High School, coached football and wrestling at Serra Catholic High School and coached wrestling at South Allegheny High School. He loved visiting friends and fishing at his cabin in Bedford County.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Teresa (Samurda) Maglicco, son, Bryan (Michelle Lee) Maglicco of North Huntingdon, daughter, Michele (Daniel) Maglicco-Williams of McKeesport, brothers, Carmen (Suzzane) Maglicco of Pleasant Hills, and Thomas Maglicco of McKeesport, grandsons, Bryan Maglicco II., and Jonathan Maglicco and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by sister, Geraldine Tkac and brother, William "Billy" Maglicco. Private Visitation and Funeral service were held Wednesday, April 28, 2021, The Rev. George Wendt officiated. Entombment followed at St. Joseph Cemetery, North Versailles. Arrangements are by the Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 1638 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA (412) 672-6322 Troy J. Gilbert, Director. Condolences may be made at GilbertFuneralHomeandCrematory.com
Originally published April 28, 2021.