Frank J. Simeone Sr. 1915-2018

NILES — Frank J. Simeone Sr., 103, of Niles, died at 5:05 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Home in Niles.

He was born June 6, 1915, in Youngstown, the son of John and Philomena Billet Simeone.

Frank was employed for 38 years at U.S. Steel McDonald Works, retiring in 1977, was a member of St. Stephen Catholic Church in Niles and a lifetime member of Niles Knights of Columbus Council No. 1681. He enjoyed gardening, playing bocce and carpentry work.

Frank also was a U.S. Army veteran during World War II, having been stationed in Honolulu, Hawaii.

His wife, Betty Miljevich Simeone, whom he married April 24, 1939, died Feb. 25, 2008.

He will be deeply missed by his daughter, June Dudinec of Niles; his son, Frank J. (Cil) Simeone Jr. of Shelby; three grandchildren, Vince (Jennifer) Dudinec, Linda (Joey) Marzullo and Lianne (Nate) Nance; and five great-grandchildren, Samantha, Jessica and Anthony Marzullo, and Johnny and Jason Dudinec.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Archie Simeone and Mike Simeone; and three sisters, Diane Marapese, Antoinette Simeone and Jean Perry.

Funeral services are private.

Burial will be in Niles City Cemetery.

The family wishes to give a special thank you to the Rev. Korda and all his close neighbors who helped.

Material contributions can be made to St. Stephen Catholic Church, 129 West Park Ave., Niles, Ohio 44446

Arrangements are being handled by the Joseph Rossi and Sons Funeral Home in Niles.

Family and friends may e-mail condolences and light a candle by visiting www.josephrossifuneralhome.com

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