SHARPSVILLE, PA (MyValleyTributes) - Frank Conti, 90, of Sharpsville, passed away on Monday, February 11, 2019 in New Castle, Pennsylvania.
Frank was born on August 31, 1928 in Sharpsville, Pennsylvania to Louis and Mattia (Recine) Conti, who came from Pofi, Italy.
He attended Sharpsville High School.
Frank was a veteran who served in the U.S. Army.
He worked as a millwright for Shenango Inc. over 35 years until his retirement. He also worked two years on the railroad.
On September 6, 1958 he married his wife, the late Shirley (Settle) Conti, who passed away November 3, 2011.
He was a lifelong member of St. Bartholomew Roman Catholic Church.
Frank was a talented athlete. He played football, basketball and fast pitch softball on the U.S. Army teams who would compete against professional athletes.
Frank continued his athletic career in the Shenango Valley for many years on fast pitch softball teams. He loved Sharpsville and was an avid Sharpsville sports fan. He also followed and supported Notre Dame Athletics.
Frank was also a member of the Italian American War Vets.
Frank is survived by his daughter, Justine A. Conti of Sharpsville, Pennsylvania; son, Gary Conti of Sharpsville, Pennsylvania; grandchildren, Jenna Contic, Joey Fuoco and Allison Britton and brother, Anthony Conti.
He was preceded in death by father, Louis Conti; mother, Mattia Conti; wife, Shirley Conti; daughter-in-law, Kimberly (Fuoco) Conti; infant sister; sisters, Rose Pacifico, Theresa Gula and Mary Conti Marriotti and brother, Sebastian Conti.
Friends may call Friday, February 15, 2019 from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. at Donaldson-Mohney Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 124 Main Street, Sharpsville, Pennsylvania.
A funeral service will be held following visitation on Friday, February 15, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home with Father Matthew Strickenberger, officiating.
A television tribute will air Wednesday, February 13 at the following approximate times: 6:41 a.m. WYTV and 8:41 a.m. MyYTV and 9:58 a.m. on FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.