Floral 09

Janet L. (Sanker) Frank

November 26, 1930 ~ August 2, 2020 (age 89)


            Janet L. Frank, 89 of Altoona passed peacefully at her home Sunday evening August 2, 2020 surrounded by her family.

            She was born November 26, 1930 in Altoona a daughter of the late Clement A. and Dorothy R. (Fels) Sanker. She married Rodger F. Frank, Sr. on April 30, 1955 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Altoona. He preceded her in death September 13, 2011.

            Surviving are four children, son Rodger F. Frank, Jr. (Claire) of Annapolis, MD; son Eric C. Frank (Becky) of Jacksonville, FL; daughter Beth A. Cromer (Brad) of Chattanooga, TN; daughter Ellen M. Reeseman of Altoona; ten grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; a brother, Br. Richard Sanker of Little Rock, AR; and two sisters, Mary Colombo and Regina McGinley both of Altoona.

            Janet was preceded in death by a brother, James Sanker and a grandson, Samuel Cromer.

            Mrs. Frank was a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Juniata, Altoona.

            A private graveside service will be held at the convenience of the family.

            In lieu of flowers, Janet requested memorial donations please be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or stjude.org.

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