Candace M. Frantz, 63, of 62 Clarence St., Bradford, passed away surrounded by her loving family Tuesday (March 12, 2013) at Hamot Medical Center in Erie.
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Born Jan. 5, 1950, in Kane, she was a daughter of the late Ronald W. and Katherine L Hays Mealy.
On May 27, 1967, in St. Bernard Church, she married Martin "Mick" Frantz, who survives.
Mrs. Frantz was a 1967 graduate of Bradford Area High School. She was a stay-at-home mom who took care of her children and cared for everyone's children as her own. She had also worked for Zippo Manufacturing.
In addition to her husband of 45 years, she is survived by her six children, Kimberly (Jeffrey) Casterline, Buffie (Todd) Baldwin, Marty (Timothy) Nicastro, Chad (Wendy) Frantz, Cody Frantz and Brittany (Brent) Raabe; eight grandchildren, Chelsea, Devin and Delaney Casterline, Brock and Brett Baldwin, and Brandon, Haley and Hayden Nicastro; two sisters, Judy (John) Cattoni and Debi (Jeff) Prentice; two brothers, Clayton Mealy and Patrick (Evelyn) Mealy; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Angel Langianese; and a sister-in-law, Jannie Mealy.
Family will be receiving friends from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc., 372 E. Main St. Friends are invited to attend funeral services at 1 p.m. Saturday in the Foursquare Gospel Church with the Rev. William Watson, pastor, officiating. Mausoleum entombment will be in St. Bernard Cemetery.
Memorials if desired, may be made to the Big 30 Don Raabe Charities Classic, PO Box 82, Bradford, PA; or CARE for Children, PO Box 616, Bradford, PA.
Online condolences may be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com
Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc.
372 East Main Street
Bradford, PA 16701
Published in The Bradford Era from Mar. 14 to Mar. 20, 2013