Frank, Sidney J. Jr.

Sidney J. Frank U.S. Army Air Corps WWII
Sidney J. Frank U.S. Army Air Corps WWII

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Date of Birth: 4/6/1921
Died On: 6/28/2008 Last Residence: 10573 Port Chester, Westchester, New York
Street Address: 84 Orchard Avenue
Service Number: 32539016
Branch of Service: U.S. Army Air Corps-WWII

Veteran Code: USAAC-66

Sidney J. Frank

Sidney J. Frank was born April 6, 1921 in Greenwich, CT to Sidney and Mary Selzer Frank. He had one younger sister Marguerite. In Rye his family lived at 84 Orchard Avenue and were members of the Church of the Resurrection. Sidney was a Rye High School Graduate, Class of 1939. He enlisted and served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II.

Sidney J. Frank, Jr. served as a corporal in the US. Army Air Corps during World War II.

He married Elizabeth Zoel of Port Chester at Our Lady of Mercy Church on April 9, 1944. Upon returning from the war he was employed as an electrician and was an active member of the I.B.E.W. Local #503/#3 Union for 67 years.

Sidney was very active in his church and community: he was a parishioner of the Our Lady of Mercy Church, and a member of the Choir for 55 years; a volunteer firefighter and past captain of Washington Engine & Hose Co #4 in the Port Chester Fire Department for 55 years.

He also was a member of the Port Chester Knights of Columbus as Forth Guard Knight, a member and officer of the Port Chester Elks Lodge #864; a member and officer of the Port Chester Lyons Club where he ran their fundraising efforts for the Make A Wish Foundation; a member of the Rye Brook Senior's Chorus; a member of the Rye Town Electrical Licensing Board; and a member of the American Legion Rye Post #128.

Sidney J. Frank, Jr., a 60 year resident of Rye Brook, NY died at home June 28, 2008 surrounded by his family. He was pre-deceased by his wife of 58 years.

Aty the time of his death, Sidney was survived by his sister, Marguerite MacAulay of Rye, NY; his two sons, Keith of Rye Brook, NY and Peter V. of Marietta, GA; his four grandchildren, Jennifer of Rye Brook, NY, Peter C. of Yonkers, NY, Sharon de Luca of Bedford, NY, and Graham of Massachusetts; six nieces and nephews; and three great-grandchildren, Jennal Brooks, Summer de Luca, and Cadance de Luca.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held July 3, 2008 at Our Lady of Mercy Church 260 Westchester Ave., Port Chester, NY. Interment followed at Saint Mary's Cemetery Rye Brook, NY.
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