Frank R. Grahek

March 31, 1926 - February 29, 2012

Frank R. Grahek

March 31, 1926 - February 29, 2012


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Obituary for Frank R. Grahek

Frank R. (Funch) Grahek, Jr. age 85 of Uniontown, PA and formerly of Brownsville, PA died Wednesday February 29, 2012 at his home, after a long battle with leukemia.
He was born on March 31, 1926 in Merrittstown, PA.
Son of the late Frank R. Grahek, Sr. and Helen Marcus Grahek.
He worked for Vesta # 5 Coal Mine
He was a member of the UMWA
Lifetime member of the Brownsville Sportsman Club
He enjoyed Sunday Flea Markets with his Brother Steve
He was an avid, admired gardener and loved to watch the Steelers’
He is survived by his wife: Janet M. Kanar Grahek
He will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his children:
Daughter: Paulette Beatty and husband Bud
Pam Rose and husband Lenny who was Frank’s best friend
Son: Frank Grahek and wife Chris
Stepchildren: Daine Mrazek and Jim
Andrew Mrazek
7 Grandchildren: Bud and Brian Beatty
Danna and Stephanie Vegoda
Brandon, Jocelyn and Jamie Grahek
15 Great Grandchildren
Brother: Steve Grahek and wife Hazel
Thomas Grahek
Sister: Clara Leonard
Predeceased by Brothers: Willie, George and Johnny Grahel
Friends will be received in the Skirpan Funeral Home 135 Park St. Brownsville, PA on Sunday from 2 – 9PM. Where a funeral service will be held on Monday at 11:00AM with Pastor Lillian Sparks officiating. Interment Lafayette Memorial Park.

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