John W. “Jack” Frank, Jr.
John W. “Jack” Frank, Jr., 72, of Philipsburg, died Sunday, April 16, 2017, at Mount Nittany Medical Center, State College.
Born May 20, 1944, in Brownsville, Texas, he was a son of John W. “Jack” Frank, Sr. and Maxine (Hummel) Frank, whom both preceded him in death.
Jack was a 1962 graduate of Philipsburg-Osceola Area High School.
He was an Army Veteran of the Vietnam War.
Jack was employed with the Baltimore Life Insurance Company for 49 years. He currently held the position of Platinum Senior Agent with the company. He was affiliated with a number of business and professional organizations including: the National Association of Insurance Financial Advisors; the General Agents and Managers Association, where he was awarded “Best in Class” three times; he was a member of the Million Dollar Roundtable and he was a recipient of the Joe Blair Community Leadership Award.
Jack was involved with the local community and his memberships included the Moshannon Lodge, F. & A.M., #391, Philipsburg, and a former member of the Philipsburg Country Club.
He enjoyed a number of activities in his spare time, including: golfing, attending a wide variety of sporting events, traveling and his passion for photography.
Jack was married on December 24, 2008, in Key West, Florida, to the former Lorie J. Dolan, whom survives at home.
He is also survived by one son, Stephen M. Frank and his wife, Tracy; one step-daughter, Tana Smith and her husband, Patrick; two grandchildren, Haley and Camryn Frank; two step -grandchildren, Kaily and Addyson Smith; and one brother, Melvin C. Frank and his wife, Kay, all of Philipsburg.
The funeral service will be held on Friday, April 21, 2017, at 11:00 am at the Beezer-Heath Funeral Home, 719 E. Spruce Street, Philipsburg, with Brother David Krupa, Officiating.
Visitation will be Thursday, April 20, 2017, from 2 to 4 pm and 6 to 8 pm at the Beezer-Heath Funeral Home, 719 E. Spruce Street, Philipsburg; and on Friday from 10:00 am until the time of the service at the funeral home.
A Masonic Memorial Service will be conducted by the Moshannon Lodge on Thursday at 7:00 pm at the funeral home.
Military Honors will be accorded by the Moshannon Valley Independent Honor Guard.
Interment will be in Philipsburg Cemetery, Philipsburg.
Memorial contributions may be made in Jack’s memory to the American Cancer Society, 1375 Martin Street, Ste.206, State College, Pa 16801 or at www.cancer.org.
The Baltimore Life Insurance Company will be flying their corporate flag at half-mast at their corporate offices in Owings Mills, Maryland for the remainder of April in memory of Jack’s 49 years of service.