Francis D. "Frank" Trunzo (1923 - 2015)

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Francis D. "Frank" Trunzo, 92, West Clarion Road, Brockway, died Friday, March 6, 2015, at the DuBois Nursing Home.
Born in Brockway Feb. 10, 1923, he was the son of the late Angelo and Francesca Carmella Trunzo. In 1947, he was married to Josephine Bullers. She preceded him in death Dec. 22, 2001.
Retired, he was employed as a mould maker at Brockway Glass for 45 years.
Frank was a U.S. Navy World War II veteran. He saw action as a gunner in the Battle of Okinawa and participated in the D-Day Invasion.
He was a member of the Presbyterian Church in Brockway where he served as an Elder. Frank was also a member of the Brockway Sportsmens Club, the S.O.I. Club and was a member of Parson-Marnatti Post #95 of the Amerian Legion in Brockway.
He enjoyed farming, hunting and metal fabrication; farm life, and making things out of metal, especially silver bracelets.
He is survived by a daughter, Joy (Thomas) McDonald of Brockway and a son, Richard (Clara) Trunzo of Brockport; three grandchildren, Justin (Amy) Trunzo, Jasmin (Justin) Miller, Jasara Trunzo; and two great-grandchildren, Alex and Austin.
He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. He was also preceded in death by 13 brothers and sisters: Elizabeth "Betty" Trunzo, Mary Martucci, Joseph Trunzo, John Trunzo, Magdalena Fritz, Tomasina Evers, Jenny Trunzo, Anthony Trunzo, Samual Trunzo, Edith Manning, Victoria Fustine, an infant sister Angelina and an infant brother Joseph.
Calling hours will be from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Monday, March 9, at the Carlson-Shugarts Funeral Home Inc. in Brockway. The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday morning at the Presbyterian Church in Brockway with the Rev. Clair Lundberg officiating. Burial will follow at the Butler Cemetery in Brookville. Full Military Honors will be accorded by Parson-Marnatti Post #95 of the American Legion Tuesday morning at the church.
Memorial donations may be made to the DuBois Nursing Home.
Online condolences may be left at
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Carlson-Shugarts Funeral Home Inc
1033 4Th Ave
Brockway, PA 15824
(814) 268-2732
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Published in The Courier Express from Mar. 8 to Mar. 9, 2015
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