Obituary Notice: Roy Franek

Roy Franek, 76, of Houtzdale died Thursday, April 12, 2018 at home.

Born Feb. 15, 1942 in Smithmill, he was the son of the late Martin and Mary (Bungo) Franek.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy.  He worked for Piper Aircraft as a machinist. He then worked for the Moshannon Valley School District as a custodian.

He was an avid outdoorsman, loving to fish, hunt and go rattlesnake hunting.

On Sept. 9, 1967, he married Eileen Reed in Linden, NJ.  She survives at home.

He will be deeply missed by two children, Scott Franek of Chambersburg and Dana (Scott) Wrye of Osceola Mills; a grandson, Trevor Franek of Clearfield; and a brother, Russell Franek of Philipsburg.

The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. Monday and from 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Kruise-Spewock Funeral & Cremation Services Inc., Ramey.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the St. Barbara PNCC, Houtzdale.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are strongly encouraged to St. Barbara PNCC, 76 Emery Ave., Houtzdale, PA 16651.

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