Francis "Frank" Tocko

Tocko, Francis
Frank C. Tocko, 69, of Peoria, AZ, passed away on Sept. 11, 2013 after battling M.S. for 18 years. He lived most of his life in Bergen County, New Jersey. He is survived by his wife, Katherine, four daughters, five grandchildren, one great grandchild and two sisters. He was a Heavy Equipment Operator for much of his career, and in later years a Field Supervisor for ADOT. He received a Governor's Award for his work on S.R. 87 in Sunflower. Frank willed his body for scientific advancement. Services will be held on Monday, October 14, 2013 at 1 p.m. at St. Jerome's Catholic Church. He will be sorely missed and forever loved.

Published in The Arizona Republic on Sept. 22, 2013