Meadville Tribune

September 16, 2013

Frank Anthony Monico

Meadville Tribune

SAEGERTOWN — Frank Anthony Monico, 70, of Saegertown, passed away Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, at his home with his family. He was born Aug. 2, 1943, in Meadville, a son of Alex and Hazel Monico.

Frank attended Meadville area schools and was a proud veteran of the United States Army. He retired from PPG Industries and worked for CVS as a store manager in earlier years.

Frank enjoyed attending his grandchildren’s activities, boating and vacationing in Florida. He was a member of the Italian Civic Club, Sons of Italy and American Legion Post 205.

He will be dearly missed by his loving wife, Leona Monico, of 47 years; his children, Simone Davic Monico and her husband, Craig, of Erie, Michael Monico and his wife, LeeAnn, of Girard, and Gina Monico-Arblaster and her fiancé, Brian Trace, of Saegertown; grandchildren, Alex Monico, Anthony Monico, Marcus Davic, Steven Arblaster III, Vinny Monico, Stefanie Arblaster, Brooke Davic and Alyssa Arblaster; a sister, Sandy Eldridge and her husband, Bill, of Conneaut Lake; a brother, Danny Monico of Conneaut Lake; an uncle, Frank Monico; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Frank was preceded in death by his parents, Alex and Hazel Monico; a sister, Jeannie Rinella; a brother, John Monico; and a son-in-law, Steven Arblaster II.

Family and friends are welcome to call on Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m. at Roofner-Collins-Warren Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., 544 Chestnut St., Meadville. A prayer vigil service will be held at 4:30 p.m.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday at 10 a.m. at Saint Mary of Grace, 1085 Water St., Meadville, with Father Marc J. Solomon, pastor, as celebrant.

Burial will take place in Greendale Cemetery, Meadville.

Please take a moment to share a memory, condolence or to order flowers for the family on Frank’s Book of Memories online at