Frank A. Mannino, 94, formerly of Lititz, WWII vet, NYPD officer, awarded Legion of Merit

By on July 8, 2015

Frank A. Mannino, 94, passed away Friday, June 26, 2015, at the Main Street Care Center, Avon Lake, Ohio, following a short illness.

He was born January 20, 1921 in New York, N.Y.

Frank served his country as a sergeant in the Army during World War II in North Africa and Europe. He then served in the Army Reserves for 34 years and was awarded with the Legion of Merit. He was employed as a policeman with the New York City Police Department. After retiring, he moved to Lititz, where he resided for 20 years before moving to Avon Lake, Ohio, four years ago. He enjoyed visits from his grandchildren, great grandchildren and watching television.

He is the beloved husband of the late Frances (nee Boyko); loving father of William Paul (Lydia) of Ozone Park, N.Y.; Frank (Marianne) of Vero Beach, Fla.; and Michael (Kathy) of Avon Lake, Ohio; grandfather of 13; great-grandfather of 18; and great-great-grandfather of three; dear brother of the late Philip and brother-in-law of Olga.

Services were held July 1 at Busch Funeral Home, Avon Lake, Ohio. He was interred July 3 at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be forwarded to Sprenger Hospice, 3905 Oberlin Ave., Lorain, OH 44053.

Online condolences may be offered at Busch Funeral Home, Avon Lake, Ohio, had charge of the arrangements.

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