Frank Mahoney, 76 years of age, passed away Tuesday November 12, 2019 at UH-Portage Medical Center in Ravenna, Ohio. Frank was born in Cleveland, Ohio on October 23, 1943, the son of the late Joseph and Elizabeth (Barry) Mahoney. He grew up in Cleveland where he attended Holy Name High School, following which he joined the U.S. Marine Corps where he served his country until being honorably discharged in 1965. Frank was a resident of the Ravenna-Shalersville area since 1968, and was a longtime active member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Mantua. He had been employed as a telephone repairman for AT&T from 1967 until retiring in 1994. Frank became known as the “Family Protector” always looking after his five sisters, and will be remembered for his devotion to family, and the weekend family parties they all looked forward to. He also will be remembered for being there for others, often providing transportation to hospitals for family and friends in need. On May 27, 1967, he married his beloved wife Karon (Basel) Mahoney who survives at their home. Frank is also survived by his dear sisters Rosemary Sevc, Katie Koval and JoAnn (Ron) Novak, all of Mantua, Coletta Pejsa of South Carolina and Betty Lou Maruschak of Ravenna; and many loving nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. Calling hours will be Friday November 15, 2019 from 5:00 P.M.-8:00 P.M. at the Green Family Funeral Home & Crematory Service, 4668 Pioneer Trail at the corner of St. Rt. 44, Mantua, Ohio 44255, where prayers will be said Saturday November 16, 2019 at 9:15 A.M. Mass of Christian Burial will then follow 10:00 A.M. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church. 11045 St. Joseph Blvd., Mantua, Ohio 44255 with Rev. Edward Stafford officiating. Final resting place will be at Riverside Cemetery, Shalersville Township, Ohio where full military honors will be observed by the U.S. Marine Corps, assisted by members of Mantua American Legion Post No. 193.
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