We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Fox Funeral Home
Frank G. Martin, Jr. of Boardman who passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 19th, at Briarfield Manor in Austintown, Ohio. Frank is together again with his wife Edith (Falasco) who passed away in June 2018.
Frank was born on November 27, 1934, in Youngtown, Ohio to Francesco and Immacolata Martin. He was a faithful and beloved husband, father, grandfather, and brother. Frank is remembered fondly by his children, Frank (Jill) Martin, David (Angell) Martin, Daniel (Kristin) Martin, and Anthony (Rosa Anna) Martin, his 9 grandchildren, Frank, Angela (Jason) Kleem, Annamarie, Isabella, Alyssa, Lyndsay, Anthony (Carole), Giuliana, and Joseph, his sister Angela (Dr. Robert) Gilliland, his sisters-in-law Connie Martin and Audrey Martin, along with many nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents and wife, Frank is preceded in death by his siblings, Sam, William, Nelly Danzo, Theresa Booth, Joseph, Tony, Rose Savich and Dominic.
Frank grew up on the family farm in Canfield and moved to Boardman after the passing of his father in 1951. He graduated from Boardman High School in 1953 and attended Youngstown College before starting his career as a Shipping and Receiving Clerk with Youngstown Sheet & Tube (LTV Steel). He retired after 20 years of service with LTV.
Frank and Edie were faithful parishioners of St. Charles Church, where he helped as an usher. Frank loved to talk politics and sports. He enjoyed music and fondly told stories about dancing to the Big Bands at the Idora Park Ballroom. He especially enjoyed attending his sons' and grandchildren's events, family gatherings and special occasions. His fierce commitment to always putting family first will be his legacy.
Frank's family would like to extend their sincere gratitude to the staff of Briarfield Manor. Their compassion and dedication to Frank's care through the unprecedented pandemic and beyond is truly appreciated.
Family and friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 29th at Fox Funeral Home, 4700 Market Street, Boardman, Ohio.
A mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Fr. Philip Rogers at 11:00 AM on Thursday, June 30th at St. Charles Church, 7345 Westview Drive, Boardman.
Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, tributes can be made in Frank's memory to The Angels of Easter Seals, 299 Edward Street, Youngstown, Ohio 44502 where his sister Angela Gilliand was a past-president.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Edward J. Fox & Sons Funeral Home 4700 Market St. Boardman, Ohio 44512.
Family and friends of Frank may visit www.foxfuneralhome.org to view this obituary and to leave condolences for the Martin family.