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Obituary for Michael J. Frankunas

May 31, 2021
Warminster, Pennsylvania


Michael J. Frankunas of Warminster, Pa., passed away Monday, May 31, 2021. He was 78 years old. Born in Philadelphia Pa., he was the son of Michael N. and Eleanor G. (nee Wojcik) Frankunas. He is preceded in death by his stepdaughter Christine Rossi.

Mike is survived by his beloved wife Mildred Frankunas (nee Strohm), his children Geri Frankunas, Michael Frankunas (Beth), his stepchildren Kathie Singer (Chris), Andrew Rossi (Donna), and Debbie Rutter (Danny), his 14 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren, and his siblings Lorraine Heck, Alice Woodford, Marion Cicala, and Nicholas Frankunas.

He was a graduate of Nativity BVM, Port Richmond & North Catholic High School Class of 1961. Mike worked for Philco from 1961 to 1963, then started working for the Railroad for 40 years. He held many positions at the Railroad: Brakeman on the PRR, then promoted to Conductor on Penn Central, Train Master manager on CONRAIL Penn Station Passenger Operations, Conductor and Public Relations employee for AMTRAK- North East Direct. He appeared in several AMTRAK TV commercials for the North East Corridor Service.

In his spare time, Mike liked visiting the AC casinos, traveling, and enjoyed gardening at home when he retired. Mike was jack of all trades, he was a part-time electrician, and performed many home remodeling designs and construction jobs in addition to his Railroad career.

Friends and relatives are invited to Mike's Life Celebration on Saturday, June 12, 2021, from 10:00am until his Funeral Service at 11:00am at the Decker Givnish Life Celebration Home, 216 York Road, Warminster, PA 18974.

Interment at Hatboro Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks for donation to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital ( in Mike's memory.

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216 York Rd
Warminster, PA 18974
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