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Frank J. Van Nort

August 9, 1931 — November 22, 2016

Frank J. Van Nort, 85, of Olyphant, died Tuesday at home. His wife is the former Jeanne Shanley. The couple had been married for 61 years. Born in Carbondale, son of the late Frances Flederbach and Frank Van Nort, he was a graduate of Archbald High School and was a member of Holy Cross Parish, Olyphant. A machine operator and programmer at Lockhead Martin for most of his life, Frank was a talented handyman, fixing and building anything asked of him. He enjoyed bowling, golfing, hunting, fishing and was very proud to have served his country. Frank was a veteran with the Air Force serving in Japan during the Korean Conflict. Surviving are his children, Joseph Van Nort, Jeanne Van Nort Kropa and husband, William; a sister, Loretta Brennan; two grandchildren, Corrinne and Shayna Kropa; and several nieces and nephews. He was also preceded in death by a brother, William Van Nort; and three sisters, Frances Kerzic, Mary Dilts and Rita Kulikowski. The funeral will be Saturday at 9 a.m. from the Hudak-O’Shea Funeral Home, 115 Garfield Ave., Olyphant, with Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 in Holy Cross Parish at St. Patrick’s Church, 200 Delaware Ave., Olyphant, to be officiated by Monsignor Delaney. Burial will follow in the Parish Cemetery. Military services will be held by American Legion Raymond Henry Post 327 Olyphant and the United States Air Force. Friends may call Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. For directions or online condolences, visit www.hudak-osheafuneralhome.com.
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Visitation

Friday, November 25, 2016

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Hudak-O'Shea Funeral Home, Inc.

115 N Garfield Ave, Olyphant, PA 18447

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Mass of Christian Burial

Saturday, November 26, 2016

9:30 - 10:30 am (Eastern time)

Holy Cross Parish at St. Patrick's Church

200 Delaware Ave, Olyphant, PA 18447

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Burial

Saturday, November 26, 2016

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