Frank J. "Gouch" Bontempo (1931 - 2017)

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Frank J. "Gouch" Bontempo, age 86, of DuBois, died Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, at Penn Highlands DuBois.
Born May 18, 1931, in Sykesville, Pa., he is the son of the late Grace (Deluca) Bontempo.
On Sept. 5, 1953, he married Barbara (Makufka) Bontempo. She survives.
Frank retired in March of 1995 from U.P.S. as a tractor trailer driver after many years of service.
He was a member of St. Michael the Archangel Roman Catholic Church, and was an avid hunter and longtime bowler.
He is survived by one daughter, Diane Thomson and her husband Jim of DuBois, Pa.; one son, Rick Bontempo and his wife Colleen of Rockton, Pa.; six grandchildren: Lindsey Herzing, Garrett Bontempo, Justin Schoening, Catie Bontempo, Lauren Thomson and Nick Bontempo; and four great-grandchildren: Giuliana and Lucy Bontempo and Darin and Charlotte Herzing. He is also survived by a sister-in-law, Marty McCullough and by numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by three sisters, Mary Riazzi, Clara Adamczyk and Pauline Minutolo; and five brothers: Nick, Joe and Mike Ross, and Dominic and Tony Botempo.
There will be no public visitation.
A memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, at 10 a.m. from the chapel at Christ the King Manor with Fr. Matis Quimno as celebrant.
Burial will be in St. Michael Cemetery.
Memorials may be placed to the .
Arrangements under the direction of the Baronick Funeral Home & Crematorium, Inc., DuBois.
Online condolences can be made to
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Du Bois, PA 15801
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Published in The Courier Express on Aug. 16, 2017