Jennie T (Kolek) Frank

April 25, 1921 ~ November 10, 2018 (age 97)

Jennie T. (Kolek) Frank, age 97 of Massillon, passed away Saturday, November 10, 2018 at her residence.
She was born April 25, 1921, in Coupon, PA the daughter of the late Joseph and Katherine (Pierzchata) Kolek.  She loved living in Massillon and couldn’t imagine living anywhere else.
Jennie retired from Central States Can after 23 years of service as a machine operator. 
She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church.  She was a hardworking, strong willed woman.  Jennie loved her family and enjoyed casino trips with her husband, John and daughters.  The highlights of her week were playing bingo with her sister, Baby and the lottery numbers.
Jennie is survived by two daughters, Christine "Chris" K. Paul, Jacqueline “Jackie” R. Frank; grandson, Brian Paul, wife Lisa; and great-grandchildren, Hope, Isaiah, and Isabella.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by husband, John “Jack” Frank, Jr.; son-in-law, Gene “Beaner” Paul, grandson, Matthew John Paul; eight siblings, Joe, Billy, Walter, Sonny, Henry, and Rose Kolek, Sophie Keller, Mary “Baby” Hastler.
Mass of Christian burial will be held on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at St. Mary Catholic Church, 206 Cherry Rd NE at 11:00 am with Rev. Edward Gretchko officiating.
Calling hours will be held on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at St. Mary Catholic Church, from 10:00 am to 11:00 am.
Private Burial to follow the service at Calvary Cemetery in Massillon.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital PO Box 1000 Dept 142, Memphis, TN, 38101-9908 , Salvation Army 315 - 6th St. N.E., Massillon, Ohio, 44646, or a charity of your choice.
Condolences to the family may be made at
Heitger Funeral Home and Crematory 330-833-3248

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