BEDNAREK, Frank J. "Pap Pap," 81, of Steubenville, died Sunday, April 20, 2014, at Trinity West E.R.
He was born June 21, 1932, in Steubenville, a son of the late Albert and Michalina Olenick Bednarek. Also preceding Frank in death are his first wife of 27 years, Patricia Solomon Bednarek; four brothers Joseph, Stanley, Anthony and Matthew Bednarek; three sisters, Nancy Jesionek, Agnes Long and Mary Hook; one stepson, Joseph Stephen Molinaro.
Surviving are his wife of 23 years Betty Molinaro Bednarek; three children, Frank (Kimberly) Bednarek, Michael (Amy) Bednarek and Dawn (Carlo) Capaldi; seven grandchildren, Jonathan, Andrew, Zachary, Bryant, Cassie, Francesca and Gabriella; one sister, Helen Conroy; one great-granddaughter, Delana Bednarek; two stepchildren, Carolyn Devore, and Paulette Evans; one stepdaughter-in-law, Linda Molinaro; six stepgrandchildren, Ronald, Lucas, Natale, Lucia, Arielle, and Adam; and five stepgreat-grandchildren.
Frank was a veteran of the Korean War. He was also a retired city of Steubenville firefighter of 26 years, member of Triumph of the Cross (Holy Rosary) Parish, member of the Fun Seekers Club and a member of the Holy Rosary Bocci Leauge.
Calling hours will be Tuesday from 5-8 p.m. at the Mosti Funeral Home 4435 Sunset Blvd. Steubenville. Vigil service to be held at 6:15 p.m. A Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated 10 a.m. Wednesday at Holy Rosary Church with Fr. Bradley Greer celebrating. Burial will follow in Mt. Calvary Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Catholic Central High School or Holy Rosary Church. Offer condolences at www.mostifuneralhome.com.