Longtime Marian House volunteer Frank Mora passed away October 5th peacefully at home. A "Celebration of Life" will be held on October 20 at Marian House, 12:00pm - 2:00pm. October 23rd beginning at 2:00pm - Rosary, Funeral Mass, Inurnment and reception: St. Mary's Cathedral. |
Frank began volunteering at the Marian House in 1999 as the Volunteer Coordinator. He had a special place in his heart for Catholic Charities as he was raised in a Catholic orphanage and Catholic Charities workers helped him through school. He spent 17 years in orphanages before graduating from high school and joining the Army National Guard. He attended Wichita State University, leading to a career with Marriott.
Frank said, "The best part of my job is that I get to see the results of my work in people's lives." He believed everyone should volunteer. His motto was, "Thanks for volunteering - it's good for the heart."
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Marian House, 14 West Bijou Street, Colorado Springs, 80903.
Frank is survived by several sisters, a daughter and granddaughter, many nieces and nephews, and hundreds of friends.
Go to www.ccharitiescc.org for full obituary.
Published in The Gazette on Oct. 19, 2013