FALDOWSKI, Frank Jr., 81, of Dillonvale, passed away on Monday, December 3, 2012.

He was born December 18, 1930, to Frank and Anna (nee Yanda) Faldowski.

Frank was a Christian and loved the Lord. He was a retired 42-year employee of American Electric Power Company.

Frank loved and cared for his family and will be deeply missed. He enjoyed hunting and was a member of the Pine Valley Sportsman’s Club and the AEP Union.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Nancy (LaRue); sons, Frank III (Debra), Doug (Penny), Jeff (Wendy), Bill (Barbara), Joe (Jill); daughter, Christy Crute (Michael); 20 grandchildren and seven great- grandchildren; brothers, Andrew and Elliott “Ron” (Sharon).

He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, MaryAnn Dziewatkoski; and brothers Ed, Bernard, and James.

The family would like to recognize the excellent service provided by Hospice. A special thanks to his team of caregivers. Your diligence in Frank’s last days made a lasting difference.

Friends may join the family for a celebration of life on Thursday, December 5, 2012, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Wilson Funeral Home, 154 Second Street, Dillonvale, OH. Burial service on Friday at 1 p.m. with Reverend Henry Mooney officiating; interment at Holly Memorial Gardens Pleasant Grove.