The Times West Virginian

Obituaries

January 6, 2014

Frank Lencek

FAIRMONT — Frank Matthew Lencek, 94, of Fairmont, died Saturday (Jan. 4, 2014).

He was born July 28, 1919, in Thomas, son of the late Frank and Mary Johanna Merhar Lencek.

Frank was a graduate of Thomas High School class of 1936, and attended West Virginia Business College. He was a former employee of Consolidation Coal Co., where he was employed in the purchasing department. He retired as superintendent of Human Resources and Labor Relations for Bethlehem Coal Northern West Virginia after 43 years of employment. Frank was a veteran of the United States Navy during World War II. He was a lifelong member of the American Legion Post 17, the VFW Post 629 of Fairmont, a 50-year-plus member of the Fairmont Elks 294, and a 50-year member of Knights of Columbus. He enjoyed cooking and was an avid fisherman, hunter and golfer. Along with his wife, he traveled extensively throughout the world.

Frank is survived by his daughter, Carol Jean Harris and her husband William D. Harris of Fairmont; one grandson, Erik D. Harris and his wife Barbara of Harpers Ferry; one great-grandson, Matthew, also of Harpers Ferry; a sister, Roselyn Bosnak; nieces Cilla Shindell and Patricia Gail Cales, both of Dayton, Ohio, and Velma Lee and Mary McGurgen, both of Virginia; and nephews Robert Vanderslice of Dayton, Ohio, and Theodore Bosnak of Oakhill, Va. He also leaves behind his devoted tom cat, Teddy.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Jo Renner Lencek; sisters Marie Vanderslice and Virginia Joanne Rauch; and his brother, Robert John Lencek.

The family would like to thank Dr. Alappat for his friendship and care.

Family and friends may call at Domico Funeral Home, 414 Gaston Ave., Fairmont, from 2-8 p.m. Tuesday, and 10-11 a.m. Wednesday. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Following Frank’s wishes, he will be cremated and the burial will be at a later date. Condolences may be sent online to the family at www.domicofh.com.

1
Text Only
Obituaries
  • Nuke-arms grade stock has been cut by Iran

    Iran has converted three quarters of a nuclear stockpile that it could have turned quickly into weapons-grade uranium into less volatile forms and is well on the way toward transforming the rest, the U.N. atomic agency reported Thursday.
    The development — agreed to by Iran under a nuclear deal it struck late last year with six world powers — leaves Tehran with substantially less of the 20-percent enriched uranium that it would need for a nuclear warhead.

    April 18, 2014

  • Leona Leach

    Leona Catherine Harper Leach, 92, of Simpson, passed away on Wednesday (April 16, 2014) at her home, surrounded by her family.

    April 18, 2014

  • Thornton Gillis

    Thornton Allen “Gil” Gillis, 73, passed away peacefully Wednesday (March 26, 2014) at 9:05 p.m. PST with his devoted wife Gloria by his side.

    April 18, 2014

  • Mary Artman

    Mary E. Artman, 84, died Monday (April 14, 2014) at Tara Plantation in Carthage, N.C.

    April 18, 2014

  • Loretta Taylor

    Loretta E. Taylor, 65, of Mount Lebanon, Pa., took heavenly flight to the Lord on Monday (April 14, 2014) in St. Clair Hospital, Mount Lebanon, Pa.

    April 18, 2014

  • Aryonna Hall

    Aryonna Rebecca Hall, 2, of Monongah, passed from this life into the loving arms of the angels on Saturday (April 12, 2014).

    April 18, 2014

  • Anna Pearl Berry

    Anna Pearl Berry, 93, of Jakes Run, died Thursday (April 17, 2014) at her residence.

    April 18, 2014

  • Mary Guidash

    Mary Rose Guidash, 91, a longstanding resident of Fairmont, passed away on Dec. 27, 2013, while staying with her daughter Anita Ash Wise, in West Palm Beach, Fla.

    April 17, 2014

  • Candice Flint

    Candice Newbraugh Flint, 30, of California and formerly of Fairmont, passed away Sunday (April 6, 2014) as a result of an automobile accident.

    April 17, 2014

  • Tony Salerno Jr.

    Tony Salerno Jr., 83, of Shinnston, passed away Monday (April 14, 2014) at his residence with his family at his side.

    April 16, 2014

House Ads
Featured Ads