Frank A. Densevich, 84, of Bellefonte, died Wednesday. He was born in Atlantic City, NJ and raised in Altoona. Frank attended Altoona Catholic Higher College, exactly where he played football and created lifelong pals.

In 1960, though enlisting in the US Army, he married Judy A. Notary public and created a house in Staten Island, New York. Immediately after a couple of quick years they moved to Vineland, NJ and raised their youngsters.

Frank was a director of Kress division shops and later worked in adult education. Though in Vineland, he was an active member of St. Isadore Catholic Church. He was also a member of the Vineland Jaicees, an elected member of the Vineland City Council and a fourth degree knight.

He enjoyed getting a state swim judge and attending all of his daughters’ events. Frank and Judy spent lots of hours volunteering. As an active member of the Penn State South Jersey Shore Club, they would raise dollars for numerous Penn State University scholarships.

Immediately after retirement, he and Judy moved to Bellefonte and became avid PSU season ticket holders for lots of unique sports. Frank joined St. John’s Catholic Church, the Knights of Columbus and served on the Bellefonte Arranging Board. He also volunteered at the Penn State All Sports Museum. He volunteered lots of hours at fundraisers and was in particular devoted to the “Soup and Salad” fundraiser now named just after his wife, Judy. He was an avid and active member of the NRA. Frank believed in providing back to his neighborhood quietly and without the need of recognition. He lived his life as a devoted servant of God and the church and deeply loved his loved ones, loved his pals and loved this life.

Surviving are his daughters, Kim (Dan) Lessard and Dana Densevich his grandchildren: Devin Lessard, Kelsey Lessard and Francis Mulligan his sister, Anne Thompson brother, John (Carol) Densevich sister-in-law, Dorothy Densevich and lots of nieces, nephews and godchildren.

He was predeceased by his wife, Judi Densevich his brother, Charles Walter (CV) Densevich and son-in-law, Bill Thompson.

A Mass will be held at 1 p.m., Friday, March 24, 2023, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 134 Bishop St., Bellefonte, PA.

Arrangements are by Koch Funeral Residence, State College.

In lieu of flowers, donations may perhaps be created to St. John the Evangelist Catholic College in Bellefonte.

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By Editor