Frank "Funch" R. Grahek Jr Obituary

Date of Birth:

Wednesday, March 31st, 1926

Date of Death:

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

Funeral Home:

Skirpan Funeral Home Inc.
135 Park Street


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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Frank Grahek
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