Frank Gromada, 83, of Avoca died Tuesday at home. He was married to the late Marie Schiavo Gromada, who died in May 2013.
Born in Dupont, son of the late Joseph and Sophie Pastula Gromada, he was a graduate of Dupont High School's class of 1949.
Frank was a soft spoken gentleman. His passion for repairing cars began in his teenage years. His many skills, especially tooling, enabled him to secure more than 20 years of employment with Atlas Chain in West Pittston. In his later years, he enjoyed listening to Big Band music while doing household repairs.
Surviving are a son, Dave and wife, Phyllis, Avoca; three sisters, Evelyn Zigmont, Santa Rosa, Calif.; Maryann Belardi, Milford, Conn.; and Elaine Mason, Mount Pocono; nieces and nephews.
He was also preceded in death by a sister, Loretta Pasqalino.
A funeral service will be held Saturday at 3 p.m. at the Louis V. Ciuccio Funeral Home, 145 Moosic Road, Old Forge. Interment, Old Forge Cemetery.
Relatives and friends may call Saturday from 1 to 3 p.m. at the funeral home.
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