Francis "Frank" WankJuly 11, 1946 ~ November 23, 2017 (age 71)
Francis “Frank” Wank, 71, of Phoenix Park, passed away Thursday afternoon at his home.
Born in Pottsville, he was a son of the late Adam and Stephania Skavinsky Wank.
Frank was a graduate of Minersville High School. He served in Vietnam with the U.S. Army. He was a member of the Phoenix Park Union Church. He was a manager at the former Kreig’s Lumber of Pottsville and more recently retired from IU 29 where he worked as a maintenance man. He was a member of the Phoenix Park Fire Co. and coached Little League.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death in 2002 by his wife, the former Joyce Harris; 2 brothers Joseph “Spook” Wank and Stanley Wank and 2 sisters, Marie Pizzoli and Rita Wank.
He is survived by a daughter, Heather Carvajal and her husband Robert, Phoenix Park; a son Keith Wank and his wife Emily, Minersville; 4 grandchildren, Jacob, Ethan and Ephram Carvajal and Katie Wank; 2 brothers, Albert (Al) Wank, Llewellyn and John Wank, Phoenix Park; 2 sisters, Kathy Dawson, Mill Creek and Helen Honyara, Ephrata; nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 AM Wednesday in the Phoenix Park Union Church. Rev. George Sommers will officiate. Relatives and friends may call at the church on Tuesday evening from 6 to 9PM. Internment with military honors will be in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville, Pa.
The family would prefer remembrances in the form of contributions in memory of Frank to the Phoenix Park Union Church, 2159 Main St. (Phoenix Park Road) Pottsville, 17901.
Arrangements are by the Donald J. Butler Funeral Home, Minersville. To offer condolences to the family or to light a candle in Frank's memory, visit us at www.donaldjbutlerfh.com
Phoenix Park Union Church
2155 Main St (Phoenix Park Rd.), Pottsville PA 17901