Frank A. Fago, 95, a resident of the Warren Manor Nursing Home

and of Warren, PA., died Monday evening, May 1, 2017 after an

extended illness. He was born March 14, 1922 in Ludlow, PA., to

the late Domenic and Santa Sarcena Fago. He was a former

resident of Crosby and Ludlow, PA., and resided most of his life

in the Warren area. Frank was a 1940 graduate of Ludlow High

School. Frank had served with the U.S. Army as a Staff Sergeant

during World War II serving with the Medical Dispensary with

the 478th AAA (AW) Battalion. He owned and operated with his

brother, John, the former Pennzoil Service Station at the corner of

Penn & Market Streets. He was also employed as field

representative for Emblem Oil Co., worked for Pennsylvania

Auditor General’s office as State Store Auditor from 1961 to 1967.

He was appointed Postmaster of Warren on October 5, 1967 by

President Lyndon B. Johnson, working until his retirement on

May 31, 1985. Frank served as Auditor for Mead Township for

many years. He was a member of Holy Redeemer R.C. Church,

and former CCD teacher, the church Holy Name Society and the

Warren Council of the Knights of Columbus where he served as a

4th degree member, member of the Warren Kiwanis Club for over

50 years, longtime member and former board member of the

Salvation Army. Frank was active in local politics and ran for

several local offices. He was active in the Boy Scouts of America

and was leader of Holy Redeemer Church Troop, led a group of

Boy Scouts to Philmont Scout Ranch in July 1970. Frank had

served as former Treasurer and board member of the St. Joseph

Cemetery Association. Frank is well known for eating at local

restaurants and leaving behind his artwork on napkins.

He is survived by his sister, Frances L. Fago of Warren, PA.,

several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of

36 years, Mary Ann McCloskey Fago, who died November 13,

2008, whom he married July 22, 1972 at Holy Redeemer R.C.

Church, 2 Brothers – Dr. Paul G. Fago and John F. Fago.

Friends may call at Holy Redeemer R.C. Church, 11 Russell Street,

Warren, PA., on Thursday, May 4, 2017 from 10:15 to 11:00 A.M.

followed by a Mass of Christian Burial with Fr. James Gutting,

Pastor, officiating. Entombment will be in the Mausoleum of the

Ascension in St. Joseph R.C. Cemetery, where members of the

Clarendon/Sheffield V.F.W. funeral honor guard and U.S. Army

will perform military honors. Those wishing to place memorials

may do so through Holy Redeemer Church Building Center Fund

or Hospice of Warren County, 1 Main Avenue, Warren, PA.

16365. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting