Beaverton Historical Society
Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
Frank Picardi

   Frank Picardi, 85, of Beaverton and Saginaw passed away Sunday, May 29, 2005 at TenderCare in Saginaw. He was born April 26, 1920 in Saginaw, the son of the late Lauretta (Ashmore) and Connie Picardi.

   He served with the US Army Air Corps during Word War II, serving in the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater. He married Shirley Roberts on April 15, 1945. They celebrated 60 years of marriage this year; she survives him. He had been employed as a parts manager for E.F. Wieneke Ford, Sarge Harvey Ford and retired from Pochelon Lincoln-Mercury. Mr. and Mrs. Picardi enjoyed spending time at their cottage on Wixom Lake.

   Surviving besides his wife are two sons and one daughter, Ron Picardi of Saginaw, Kenneth (Linda) Picardi of Virginia, and Christine (Robert) Allen of Gladwin; five grandchildren and six Great grandchildren; one sister and one brother, Florinda Buckey of Saginaw and Richard (Ann) Masucci of Oklahoma; and several nieces and nephews and their families. His brother John Masucci was killed in action during World War II.

   Funeral service will take place at 11 a.m. on Thursday, June 2 at W.L. Case and Company Funeral Chapel, 201 N. Miller Road. Rev. Robert E. Lakey will officiate with burial in Owen Cemetery. Friends may call at the chapel from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday.

   Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider Southern Care Hospice.

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Owen Cemetery
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Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
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September 2009
Bob Frei
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