ELDRED - Frank V. Albney, 81, formerly of Newell Creek Road, passed away on Thursday (July 17, 2014) at the Sena Kean Manor in Smethport following a long illness.
Born Jan. 3, 1933 in Hamilton, Mont., he was a son of Tony A. and Augustina Moraca Albney. On Dec. 31, 1960, in Sweden Valley, he married Dorothy M. Wright, who passed away on March 20, 1999.
Frank had attended Montana schools and was a longtime resident of Newell Creek. He had been employed at the Pittsburgh Corning Glass Works in Port Allegany for 42 years retiring in 1993. During that time he owned and operated a dairy farm in Newell Creek for many years. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and working on his farm.
Surviving are three daughters, Teresa (Donald) Wank of Port Allegany, Sharon Albney of Sweden Valley and Maria Albney of Cambridge Springs; nine grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren; one sister, Barbara Staiger of Apopka, Fla.; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his wife and parents, he was predeceased by two sisters, June Troutman and Beverly Ingham and a brother V. Tony Albney.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. on Sunday at the Frame Funeral Home, where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday with the Rev. Gary Sheesley officiating. Burial will follow in Lamphier Cemetery, Eldred.