Frank L. Spachtholz, 84, of Ford City, passed away on Thursday, October 24, 2019 at Premier Armstrong Rehabilitation & Nursing Facility in Kittanning, Pa. He was born on Tuesday, October 23, 1935 in Ford City, Pa., the son of the late Louis and Anna Mysliewicz Spachtholz. He married Mary Bosin Spachtholz on October 24, 1964. He worked for PPG before entering the U.S. Army in 1958. He was Spec. 4 during the Korean War and the Lebanon Crisis. He was in the National Guard after an honorary discharge. He was a member of St. Mary Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in Kittanning, Pa. He was the custodian and served on the Parish Council of St. Francis of Paola Church in Ford City, Pa. He attended daily Mass at St. Paul’s Monastery in Kittanning. He loved praying the rosary. He was the owner and operator of Spachtholz Auto Body Shop in Ford City, Pa. His hobbies were building and flying R.C. Airplanes and model trains and was an avid cat lover. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Mary Bosin Spachtholz, a brother, James Spachtholz and his wife Nancy, 2 sisters, Helen Fair and Carol Ayers, brother-in-laws, James (Judy) Bosin, Martin (Janet) Bosin and Peter (Adeline) Bosin and numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews. A memorial Mass will be held on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 11:00 AM at St Mary Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in Kittanning, Pa., with Father Victor S. Baguna as celebrant. Interment will be held in St. Francis Cemetery, Cadogan, Pa. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Frank’s memory to the Disabled Veterans Association.
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