Francis X. Maradeo
1926 - 2021
Frank X. (Jeep) Maradeo, 95, passed away peacefully in his home on September 25, 2021. He was the husband of Marilu (Ashmore) Maradeo. They celebrated their 67th Wedding Anniversary on April 24th of this year. Born in Nesquehoning, he was a son of the late Frank and Mary (Mustacchia) Maradeo. He was a Civil Engineer for The Nyleve Company INC. in Emmaus, PA as a project manager until retiring. He enjoyed his homes at Lake Hauto and Venice, FL. He attended Muhlenberg College and Penn State University and had many pastimes and hobbies including his motorcycle and motorboat. He was an avid fan of Penn State football and New York Yankees baseball. Frank was a member of the First Congregational Church, Coaldale. He was also a member of Carbon Lodge 242 F&AM, Lily Royal Arch Chapter No 181 (PHP), Packer Commandery Knights Templar No 23, and the Allen Council #23.
Surviving along with his wife is a son David of Lake Hauto; grandchildren Megan Herko and her husband Lee of Lake Hauto, and Morgan Maradeo of McAdoo; and two great grandsons Jaxson and Braxton Herko.
He was also preceded in death by a brother Matthew Maradeo (USAF retired).
A funeral service will be held Wednesday, September 29, 2021 at 11:00 A.M. in the Joseph S. Blazosky Funeral Home, 81 E. Catawissa St., Nesquehoning with Rev. Dr. Wayne Benack officiating. Interment will be held in Sky View Memorial Park, Hometown. Call Tuesday night 6-8:00 P.M. and Wednesday morning 10-11:00 A.M. in the funeral home. Donations will be accepted in his name to the First Congregational Church, 123 E. Ruddle St., Coaldale, PA, 18218. Online condolences at www.blazoskyfh.com.
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The First Congregational Church
123 Ruddle St., Coaldale PA 18218