Deaths Death Notices
FRANK, Joel R.
FRANK - Joel R. August 5, 1935-July 26, 2018. Beloved husband of the late Jean M. (nee Mergenhagen) Frank; beloved companion of Donna Bruce; dear father of James (Juli), Kathleen (Mark) Zimmermann, Jeanne (Peter) Leising, Karen (Joseph) Pane, Julie (Karl) Mayer, and Michael (Alicia); cherished brother of the late Carl T., Jane (Carl) DeFranco, John Frank (Donna Isch), and Judith (late Matthew Senefelder) Frank; fond brother-in-law of John (Patricia) Mergenhagen and Barbara (late Robert) Mergenhagen; loving papa of 18 grandchildren and one great-grandchild; also survived by nieces and nephews. At Joel's request, his body was donated to UB's Department of Anatomical Sciences. Celebration of Life at the convenience of the family. Memorials may be made to Hospice Buffalo Foundation, Inc.