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Burket-Truby Funeral Home of Oakmont

Furko, Frank J.




Frank J, 85 of East Oakmont died Wednesday June 19, 2019 at his residence. Born December 3, 1933 in Oakmont to the late James T. and Rose Zalar Furko. He farmed for many years with his parents and his brother Donald on the family farm which Frank stilled lived. Frank also worked at his father’s store for many years the former Hunter Brothers, in Oakmont. He served in the U. S Army during the Korean War, from 1956 until 1958. Frank served on the Plum Hall of Fame Committee, and was a lineman for Plum High School for many years. He played in his polka band for over 15 years and was well known throughout the area. His famous Pudgie Wudgie Cat could be seen with Frank everywhere he went, and now Pudgie is in the Sports Museum in Pennsylvania. Besides his parents he was preceded in death by a brother Donald Furko. Frank thanks all of his friends who stood by him for many years. Friends and relatives will be received at BURKET-TRUBY FUNERAL HOME CREMATION & ALTERNATIVE SERVICES INC. 421 Allegheny Ave. Oakmont Monday June 24, 2019 from 2-7 p.m. Blessing service Tuesday 10 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment next to his parents at Plum Creek Cemetery Plum. Memorials may be made to Humane Animal Rescue, 6926 Hamilton Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15208