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Francis Joseph “Frank” Fisiorek Jr., 68, of Huntingtown died Feb. 18, 2012, at Calvert Memorial Hospital in Prince Frederick.
He was born April 4, 1943, in Pittsburgh, Pa., to Francis J. Sr. and Stella (Kuzminski) Fisiorek.
He was raised in New Jersey and graduated from Somerville High School in Somerville, N.J. He served in the U.S. Navy from March 26, 1962, until being honorably discharged June 24, 1966, after serving aboard a guided missile destroyer during the Cuban Missile Crisis and having his term extended due the Vietnam War. He married Judith Ann “Judy” Stombaugh June 18, 1966, and they lived in Manville, N.J., until moving to Huntingtown six years ago.
He was employed as a supervisor of the custodial staff of Bradley Gardens and later Hamilton Schools in New Jersey, and retired from the Bridgewater Raritan School District with more than 25 years of service. He was an active member of St. John Vianney Catholic Church in Prince Frederick and a former member of the Manville, N.J., Elks Lodge No. 2119. In his leisure time, he was an avid bowler and past president of the Kings and Queens League in Manville, N.J., and member of the senior bowling league in Huntingtown. He was also an avid fan and supporter of the world champion New York Giants, and wore his Giants hats and shirts proudly. He was a longtime resident of Manville, N.J. He loved his loyal companion, Buster.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
He is survived by his devoted wife, Judy; son, Frank James Fisiorek of Owings and his fiance, Tina; daughter, Christine Grasso of St. Leonard; grandson, Salvatore Grasso of St. Leonard; sister, Kathleen Zielinski and her husband, Dennis Reel, of Indian Orchard, Mass.; and several brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today, Feb. 22, at Rausch Funeral Home, 8325 Mt. Harmony Lane in Owings.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, at St. John Vianney Church in Prince Frederick.
Inurnment will be held at the church cemetery at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, Calvert County Unit, P.O. Box 752, Prince Frederick, MD 20678; or to American Heart Association, P.O. Box 5216, Glen Allen, VA 23058.