Frank L. Etaliano, 67, of Wehler Road, St. Marys, died unexpectedly early Monday morning, Sept. 3, 2012 at UPMC Hamot Hospital in Erie .
He was born on Sept. 18, 1944 in Warren, son of the late Guiseppe and Gladys Ewings Etaliano. On April 5, 1967, in Ellicottville, Md., he married Cheryl A. Snyder, who survives.
He was a graduate of Sheffield High School, Class of 1962, and had resided in St. Marys since 1966. He was employed as an electrician at the Stackpole Corp. for 25 years and was employed at Carbon Graphite for six years and was last employed at Eastern Sintered.
He enjoyed hunting and fishing and being in the woods. He enjoyed football and loved his grandchildren.
In addition to his wife, he is also survived by a daughter, Crystal Etaliano-Garthwaite (Shawn) of St. Marys; two grandchildren, Jeremy Etaliano-Garthwaite and Jesse Etaliano-Garthwaite; two sisters, Beatrice Eckels of Falconer, N.Y., and Betty Lovinger of Bakersfield, Calif.; and two brothers, James Etaliano of Ridgway and Dominic Etaliano of Las Vegas.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Patty Benjamin. Family and friends of Frank L. Etaliano are invited to attend a memorial service to be held in the Lynch-Radkowski Funeral Home on Saturday, Sept. 15 at 1 p.m.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Shriners Hospital, 1645 W. 8th St., Erie, PA 16505.
There will be no visitation.
Online condolences may be offered at www.lynch-radkowski.com.