Nancy Frankart

July 30, 2021 - May 26, 2012

Nancy Owens Frankart

Nancy Owens Frankart, age 81, beloved wife of 60 years of Thomas F. Frankart, passed away peacefully on May 26, 2012. In addition to her devoted husband Tom, who was day and night at her side helping Nancy through numerous health challenges, Nancy is survived by her son Nicholas T. Frankart (Mary) and her daughter Barbara Matera (Mark). She was preceded in death by her son Richard Gerard Frankart, a child of God, her parents Patrick J. and Esther (Greenaway) Owens, her brother Raymond Owens (Johnie), and her sisters Esther Schneider (Henry) and Patricia Schneider (George).

Nancy was the proud grandmother of five grandsons, Matthew Matera (Courtney), Thomas Matera (Courtney), Patrick Matera, and Daniel and Sean Frankart. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews and other dear relatives and friends.

Nancy was a devoted graduate of St. Rosalia’s grade and high schools in the Greenfield section of Pittsburgh and worked in her youthful days at the Duquesne Slag Company. She lived and raised her children in Churchill Borough, where she was a founding member of St. John Fisher Parish and its Guild and Christian Mothers. She spent eight years with Tom and her son Richard in Long Beach, California, where she worked part-time in the “dressy dress” department of a large department store and where her fashion sense and charming ways served her well.

Viewing will be at Devlin Funeral Home, 806 Perry Highway, Westview, PA 15229 (412) 364-0510, Monday (Memorial Day), May 28 from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. John Neumann Roman Catholic Church, 2230 Rochester Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15237 (Franklin Park) on Tuesday, May 29 at 10:00 a.m. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Greenfield

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  • Andrew Reed

    I wanted to express my sympathies for the family and friends of Nancy. I know it is hard to deal with a death of a dear loved one. In John 5 verses 28 and 29 it says “The hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out”. Yes one day we well see our loved ones again. I hope this gives you comfort as it did me.


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