Frank Julian

April 13, 1913 - May 12, 2015

04/13/1913 - 05/12/2015

Frank Julian, son of the late Ross and Catherine Spadafora

Julian passed away at his home May 12th. Frank was born April 16, 1913 in Bellaire, Ohio and recently celebrated his 102nd birthday.

Frank was preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Catherine Ferrella Julian, his daughter-in-law, Rosellen Busack Julian, brothers, Joe and Dominic Julian, sisters, Sarah Carpino, Rose Terango and Mary DeManno.

Surviving is his son, Ross Julian of Yorkville, OH, daughters, Mary John Yurkovitch of Wheeling, Linda Ken Gill of Reynoldsburg, OH, grandchildren, Shawna Julian of Scottsdale, AZ, Natasha Dr. Roger Amigo of Dublin, OH, Ryan Lindsey Gill of Blacklick, OH, and Nicholas Claudia Gill of Brooklyn, NY, five great grandchildren, Bronson, Brielle, and Morgan Amigo, Katherine Gill, and Woodrow Gill.

Frank worked 46 years with Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel and a Mill-Wright at the 80 inch mill in Mingo. He retired in April of 1978. He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church Shadyside. Frank was a devoted husband and loving father. He always wanted his children to have a better life than him.

Family and friends will be received Friday from 2pm-7pm at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes and Crematory, 3900 Central Avenue, Shadyside, Ohio. Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be at 10am Saturday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church Shadyside with FR. Samuel Saprano officiating.

Please join the family for a luncheon to celebrate his life at St. Mary’s Sartori Hall following the burial at Mt Calvary Cemetery Bellaire, OH.

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Karen Martinek
8 years ago

I remember visiting your father when Uncle Dom and Aunt Ceil came home from D.C. Your Dad was always so kind and sweet to me. I know you will miss him. You have my deepest sympathy.

sue montgomery
8 years ago

Linda, Mary and Ross: I feel blessed to have the honor of getting to know Frank In the amount of time I was his aide. He was a very sweet man and full of life and energy. My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time.

Dana & Curtis Workman
8 years ago

Linda, Ross & Mary Katherine..

I’m sorry to learn of your Dad’s passing. All of you have been blessed to have had your Father into your adult lives. I have very dear memories of both your Mom and Dad when we were young and they always had a smile that greeted me. My thoughts and prayers are with you in your sorrow. Hold tight to your wonderful memories! Much love to all of you……

Kaye Shields Swiger
8 years ago

Mary Frances,Ross and Linda, So sorry to hear of Uncle Frank’s passing. His life was long, fruitful and happy. I will always remember his smiling face. He has left a legacy of strong, courageous and successful descendants

Terriann Bonfini
8 years ago

My deepest and sincere sympathy. With prayer, Terriann

Dave Zinn and Kathy Straface Zinn
8 years ago

Our thoughts and prayers are with your family during this difficult time. May God Bless and shine His light upon your father and your family.