LIBERTY — Francis A. “Frank / Chick” Bellino, 98, handed away peacefully Monday, afternoon, Oct. 19, 2020, surrounded by his household.
Frank was born Jan. 30, 1922, in Youngstown, the son of Nicola and Rose Bonamese Bellino.
He was a 1940 graduate of East Excessive College and was a lifelong resident of the Mahoning Valley.
In 1942, Frank entered into the Military. He proudly served within the South Pacific, the place he fought within the battles of Saipan and Tinian. Frank was a part of the 476 Military Engineers, the place he earned the Meritorious Unit Award, Victory Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon and a Bronze Star.
Frank returned house and married the love of his life, Virginia DeLuco, June 7, 1947, at Our Woman of Mount Carmel Basilica, by Monsignor Vito Franco.
Frank labored at Republic Metal Truscon Division, the place he was a device and die maker for 42 years. He retired in 1982.
Frank was a parishioner of Our Woman of Mount Carmel Basilica, the place he was a former member of the Holy Title Society.
Frank was a member of the Truscon Golf and Bowling Leagues and he additionally loved gardening. Most of all, he cherished his household and relished the time he was in a position to spend along with his kids, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Frank might be missed by all who knew and cherished him.
Frank leaves behind his beloved spouse of 73 years, Virginia (DeLuco) Bellino; two kids, Nicholas (Marlene) Bellino and Kathy (Joseph) LaRocca; his 4 grandchildren, Christopher (Jessica) and Dr. Nicholas Bellino, Nicole (Mark) Schroedel and Jennifer (Joe) Paris; eight great-grandchildren, Nixon, Silvio, Kamryn, Carson, Sienna, Anella, Gianna and Nico; and plenty of nieces, nephews, cousins and pals.
Apart from his dad and mom, Frank was preceded in dying by an toddler grandson; his siblings, Rachel (Anthony) Sammartino, Catherine (William) Blasko and George and Dorothy Bellino; alongside along with his in-laws, Anthony and Esperina DeLuco.
There might be a Mass of Christian burial held Friday, Oct. 23, 2020, at 1 p.m. at Our Woman of Mount Carmel Basilica, 343 By way of Mount Carmel, Youngstown, with the Very Rev. Msgr. Michael J. Cariglio officiating.
The household, funeral house and church might be training social distancing and correct well being protocols. As a social courtesy, please put on a masks or facial protecting. If you’re unable to attend, the household understands and acknowledges your ideas and prayers as a tribute to Frank.
Non-public burial will happen in Calvary Cemetery, Youngstown.
Preparations have been entrusted to the skilled care of the Rossi & Santucci Funeral Dwelling, 4221 Market St., Boardman.
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