Frank N. Szabo, 85, of Lorain, passed away in the early morning hours of Tuesday, March 4, 2014, from the lingering effects of Alzheimer’s Disease, He was born in Lorain December 25, 1928 and remained a life-long resident of the city.
A veteran of the Unites States Army, Frank was employed as an electronic technician for the General Electric Corporation. He traveled extensively throughout the continental United States, serving as a trouble-shooter for G.E. A large portion of his assignments were focused within the steel industry. He also held a security clearance granted by the federal government, which enabled him to diagnose and solve problems associated with nuclear reactors and propulsion systems at government-owned installations, including NASA’s Plum Brook Station in Sandusky.
Frank was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing throughout the country. He was a member of the National Rifle Association as well as the Pinecrest Hunt Club.
Survivors include his brother, John Szabo; and sister, Elsie Massumi, both residing in Arizona. He also leaves numerous nieces and nephews.
Mr. Szabo was preceded in death by his parents, Alex and Rose (nee Majoras) Szabo; brothers, Alex, Jr. and Edward Szabo; and sisters, Rose Szucs, Lucille Riggs, and Magdeline Szabo.
Visitation will be Sunday, March 9, 2014, from 3 until 6 P.M., in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Avenue, Lorain. Funeral services will be held Monday, March 10, 2014, at 11 A.M., in the funeral chapel, with the Reverend Peter Toth, Pastor of the Lorain Hungarian Reformed Church, officiating. Burial will follow in Ridge Hill Memorial Park, where military honors will be conducted by Louis Paul Proy Chapter #20 of the Disabled American Veterans.