Robert George FrankMay 24, 1938 ~ August 17, 2017 (age 79)
Robert George Frank, 79 of Sarver passed away on Thursday, August 17, 2017 at the Allegheny Valley Hospital.
Born May 24, 1938 in Pittsburgh, PA, he was the son of the late Leo Frank and Emma Bonomo Frank.
Bob graduated with a Master's degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Pittsburgh. He worked for over 45 years as a mechanical engineer for PPG, where he was named in over 80 patents in his career. He was a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church, the Fiero Club, and also took a mission trip to West Virginia. Bob was always busy and productive, inside and outside of work. With the help of his family, he transformed his dream home in Sarver, PA to be a place of peace and beauty that he and his family enjoyed for years. Bob was known to say he could fix anything but a broken heart on a rainy day, which he proved true many times over. He enjoyed working on his many cars, racing cars, boating, and fishing.
Surviving are his loving wife, Cheryl Jean (McLaughlin) Frank, who he married March 24, 1979, son, Robert George (Rebecca) Frank, Jr. of Erie, PA, daughters, Lisa Lynn (Matthew) Callender of Midland, MI, and Jennifer Lynn (DJ) Bertolasio of Carnegie, PA, sister, Elizabeth (Frank) Turchirollo, of Normal, IL, and 6 grandchildren; Caden, Maddie, and Cameron Callender, Emma and Tyler Frank, Penny Bertolasio, and one on the way, Oliver Bertolasio as well as several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Neil Sadler Frank.
A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, August 22, 2017at 10:30 am at the Westminster Presbyterian Church, with Rev. John Porter officiating.
Interment will follow in Westminster Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Westminster Presbyterian Church, PO Box 446 Saxonburg PA 16056.
Fox Funeral Home, Inc., Saxonburg is assisting the family with arrangements.