Francis "Frank" McCabe of Dunmore died Saturday at the Hospice Unit of Geisinger Community Medical Center. He was preceded in death by his wife, Joan Higgins McCabe, on June 9, 2009.
Born in Pittston, he was the son of the late James and Margaret Hayes McCabe, and was a graduate of Pittston High School. He was a veteran of the Army
, having served as a sergeant during World War II
and the Korean War
. Before retirement, he was employed by RCA, Dunmore. He also worked at American Chain and Cable, Exeter; Krayer Security, where he was stationed at Penn Security Bank, Scranton; and St. Mary of Mount Carmel parish/school, Dunmore. He was a member of St. Mary of Mount Carmel Church, Dunmore.
He was the sweetest, kindest man who loved his family and was proud of his grandchildren. He was an avid Philadelphia Phillies fan. He enjoyed spending time with his friends at Life Geisinger.
The family would like to thank the staff of Life Geisinger for its outstanding care and support.
Surviving are three sons, Frank G. and wife, Renee McCabe, Dunmore; Kevin J. McCabe, Moosic; and Brian M. and wife, Megan McCabe, Moosic; a daughter, Mary and husband, Daniel Roche, Dunmore; 10 grandchildren, Ryan, Todd, Kelsey, Cally, Emily, Molly, Jack, Maura, Cathleen and Lily; a great-granddaughter, Maddie; several nieces and nephews.
He was also preceded in death by four brothers, Jim, Bill, Ted, Joe and John McCabe; and two sisters, Mary Jones and Helen Davis.
The funeral will be Wednesday from the Albert P. O'Donnell Funeral Home, 2025 Green Ridge St., Dunmore, with Mass at 9:30 a.m. at St. Mary of Mount Carmel Church, 322 Chestnut St., Dunmore. Interment, Cathedral Cemetery, Scranton. All those attending the funeral are asked to proceed directly to the church the morning of the funeral.
Friends may call Tuesday from 4 to 7 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary of Mount Carmel Church, 322 Chestnut St., Dunmore, PA 18512.