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Frank A. Santore

December 27, 1933 ~ December 25, 2020 (age 86)


Frank A. Santore

1933 -2020


Frank A. Santore, 86, of Nesquehoning entered into eternal rest Friday, December 25, 2020 in his residence. He was the husband of Victoria (Cusanelli) Santore. They celebrated their 62th Wedding Anniversary on October 25th of this year. Born in Nesquehoning, he was a son of the late Frank A. and Margaret (Matsick) Santore. He was employed as custodian for the Panther Valley School District for many years until his retirement. He was a United States Army Veteran. He was a member of St. Joseph Parish of the Panther Valley, Summit Hill. He was also a member of the former Nesquehoning American Legion. Frank loved gardening. He will be deeply missed by his family and friends.


Surviving along with his wife are a daughter Vicky Dolena of Nesquehoning; a sister Elizabeth Toback of New Ringgold; grandchildren David Conahan, Arielle Schmitt and her husband Taylor, Aaron Dolena, and Anthony Santore; and great grandchildren Chase and Ryker.


He was also preceded in death by a son George J. Santore, brothers Angelo and George Santore, a sister Catherine Russo, and son-in-laws Kevin Conahan and Michael Dolena.


A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, January 8, 2021 at 11:00 A.M. in The Shrine of Saint Therese of Lisieux, 15 East Garibaldi Ave., Nesquehoning, Pa with Rev. Allen J. Hoffa officiating. Military Interment will be held in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Nesquehoning. In lieu of flowers, donations will be accepted in his name to the Shrine of St. Therese of Lisieux, c/o the funeral home. The Joseph S. Blazosky Funeral Home has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements. Online condolences at


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Mass of Christian Burial
January 8, 2021

11:00 AM
Shrine of St. Therese Catholic church
15 E. Garibaldi Ave
Nesquehoning, PA 18240

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