Albert E. Frank Jr. of Cochranville

Albert E. Frank Jr., 79, of Cochranville, died Thursday, Jan. 5, at his residence. He was the husband of Elizabeth “Jane “ Miller Frank, with whom he shared 60 years of marriage.

Albert E. Frank Jr.

Albert E. Frank Jr.

Born in Darby, he was the son of the late Albert E. Frank Sr. and the late Elizabeth Mills Frank.

Al was a self-employed mechanic operating Al Frank Truck Repair. He had in earlier years worked for Airborne Air Freight and Charlie Frank Excavating. In the past five years, he operated a van service working for the Amish community, which he greatly enjoyed and where he made a lot of new friends.

He was a 25-year member of the Avon Grove Lions Club, where he had served as a past president.

Al enjoyed volunteering at the Avon Grove Lions Club, refurbishing tractors, tinkering in his shop and the outdoors.

In addition to his wife, Al is survived by two daughters, Debora J. Young and her husband Steve of London Grove, and Linda Frank-Funk and her husband Rick of Valley Lee, Md.; two sisters, Marie Miller and Carol Walker, both of Virginia; two brothers, George Frank of New Providence, Pa. and Fred Frank of Chestertown, Md.; three grandchildren, Samantha Wood, Daniel Hilferty and John Hilferty; one great grandson, Steven Miller; two special friends, Doug Miller of Estes Park, Colo. and Mark Wilson of Christiana.

He was predeceased by one son, Albert E. Frank III, who died in March t wo brothers, Charles Frank and Edward Frank; one son-in-law, John Hilferty.

You are invited to visit with Al’s family and friends from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 14, at the Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home, 250 West State Street in Kennett Square. His funeral service will follow at 4:30. Burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers, a contribution may be made to the Avon Grove Lions Club, 600 North Baker Station Road, West Grove, PA 19390

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