Irene Elizabeth Frank (1919 — 2020)

Irene Elizabeth Frank, age 101, of Hicksville, Ohio, passed away at 11 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020, at Hickory Creek Nursing Center in Hicksville. Mrs. Frank was a devoted homemaker and farm wife who enjoyed cooking, baking and gardening. She was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church in Hicksville and the Rosary Altar Society.

Irene Elizabeth Frank was born on Sept. 23, 1919, in Avella, Pennsylvania, the daughter of James and Elizabeth (Forhencz) Fuleki. She married Elmer W. Frank on Feb. 20, 1960, in Hicksville, and he preceded her in death on Dec. 20, 2005.

Survivors include her nephews, nieces and several great-nieces and -nephews. She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Joseph and Emery “Jim” Fuleki, and two sisters, Mary Onody and Irma Bavin. She was also preceded in death by her parents.

Visitation will be held from 10-11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020, in the Krill Funeral Home, 114 E. Hull St., Edgerton, Ohio. Services will follow at 11 a.m. in the Krill Funeral Home, Edgerton, with the Rev. Daniel Borgelt officiating. Interment will follow in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery near Blakeslee.

Memorials are requested to a charity of the donor’s choice.

Due to the ongoing pandemic restrictions, the family will receive friends while observing social distancing precautions. The family requests visitors use masks to prevent spreading the virus. Anyone showing any symptoms of illness are asked to please share their condolences by a phone call, email, text message or leaving a condolence at the funeral home website.

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