Frank P. Elardo Jr.

Elardo, Frank P. Jr.
86. Mr. Elardo went to be with Jesus, our savior, on June 29, 2013 in Scottsdale Arizona He was born July 25, 1926. He is survived by his beloved wife of fifty nine years, Juanita (Bonnie) Klosterman Elardo, children: Ann (Jim) Swaziek, Liz (Eric) Baker, Joe & John (Beth) Elardo, grandchildren: Leah, Tessie, Cristina, John & T.J. Swaziek, Katherine & Alexis Baker and Jack & Grace Elardo. He is preceded in death by his parents Frank P. Elardo, Sr and Anna Elardo. He graduated from General Motors Institute, Flint, Michigan. He was active in the military, having served in the Korean War. After the war, he returned to his hometown of Dayton, Ohio to assist his father in owning, managing and operating G.E.L. Electric Company, Ripp's Coffee Shop and Gold Coin Restaurant. He moved with his family to Scottsdale Arizona in 1980 and worked for Corbin Service Electric and Delta Electric Companies. A Celebration of Life Mass will be held July 20, 2013 at 1:30PM at the Blessed Sacrament Catholic Community 11300 N 64th St, Scottsdale, AZ 85254.

Published in The Arizona Republic on July 14, 2013