Francis "Frank" McCabe of Dunmore died Saturday at the Hospice Unit of Geisinger-CMC.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Joan Higgins McCabe, who died 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 U.S. Army, having served as a sergeant during World War II and the Korean War. Prior to his 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 Camel 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 Philles fan. He enjoyed spending time with his friends at Life Geisinger. The family would like to thank the staff of Life Geisinger for their outstanding care and support.
Surviving are three sons, Frank G. and wife Renee McCabe of Dunmore, Kevin J. McCabe of Moosic, and Brian M. and wife Megan McCabe of Moosic; a daughter, Mary, and husband Daniel Roche of Dunmore, 10 grandchildren, Ryan, Todd, Kelsey, Cally, Emily, Molly, Jack, Maura, Cathleen and Lily; a great-granddaughter, Maddie; several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by five brothers, Jim, Bill, Ted, Joe and John McCabe, and two sisters, Mary Jones and Helen Davis.
The funeral will be Wednesday at the Albert P. O'Donnell Funeral Home, 2025 Green Ridge St., Dunmore, with Mass at 9:30 a.m. in St. Mary of Mount Carmel Church, 322 Chestnut St., Dunmore. Interment will be in Cathedral Cemetery. All those attending the funeral are asked to proceed directly to the church the morning of the funeral. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary of Mount Carmel Church, 322 Chestnut St., Dunmore, PA 18512.
Albert P O'Donnell Funeral Home
2025 Green Ridge St
Dunmore, PA 18512
Published in Times Leader on July 15, 2013