Frank J. Forchione
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passed away and entered the house of our Lord on March 22, 2013. He was born on May 7, 1930 to the late Angelo and Florence (DePasquale) Forchione. Frank was dearly loved by his family and friends, and enjoyed the time spent with his children and grandchildren. He was very proud of his Italian heritage. He was a life resident of Canton, Ohio. He graduated from Central Catholic High School and served in the United States Navy. He was retired from Montgomery Ward and owner of his own furniture business. He was preceded in death by his two sisters, Nancy Barson and Mary Silla and his brother, John Forchione.
He is survived by his loving wife, Sandra (Keim) Forchione; sons, Angelo Forchione (Kathy) and The Honorable Judge Frank G. Forchione; daughters, Dr. Faith Kittoe (Mark), Hope Forchione, Charity Ginella (Steve), Sandy Rhodes (Terry) and Dawn Thomas, (Michael); grandchildren, Kira Krivosh, (Ryan Krivosh), Farah Kittoe, Michael, Christina and Mary Forchione, Brandon and Lauren Rhodes, Trent and Brynn Thomas; along with numerous nieces and nephews. He dearly loved his daughter's dogs, Frankie and Bella. The family would like to thank all individuals that assisted in his hospital needs including the medical staff at Mercy Medical ICU and Hospice along with Dr. Michael Linz for their care and support.
Family and friends will be received Sunday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Rossi Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday at 10 a.m. at St. Anthony/All Saints Catholic Parish with Father Tom Bishop as celebrant. In Lieu of flowers donations can be made to Wishes Can Happen and Schneider Dog Park, Plain Township. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery.
Published in The Repository from Mar. 23 to Mar. 24, 2013