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“Gabrielle and family, I am so very sorry for your loss. May the passage of time bring you some degree of comfort. ”
1 of 5 | Posted by: Maggi Channell - Athens, OH

“We are deeply saddened by the news of Frank's death. He will be greatly missed. May you feel our love embrace you during this difficult time, and...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: Your Zimmerman Family

“Eleanor, Frank and I worked together in the Internal Audit Department at Owens-Illinois for many years. May God console you and your family during...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Robert (Bob) Wettle - Toledo, OH

“To Eleanore and family. My heart is with you. And I have the memories always close in my heart. ”
4 of 5 | Posted by: Valerie Boin Yaple - OH

“Gabrielle & Family- Sending prayers to you. May God comfort you during this time. ”
5 of 5 | Posted by: Danita Sharp - Athens, OH

Frank G. Pirozzi, age 90, passed away Monday September 24, 2012 at Sylvania Care and Rehabilitation. The son of Mario and Rose Pirozzi, he was born April 12, 1922 in Manville, NJ. He is a graduate of Georgetown University with a Bachelor in Foreign Services. Frank served his country during WWII in the US Army and was honorably discharged. From 1945-1946 he studied economics at Besancon University in France. He married the love of his life, Eleanor Zimmerman on Feb. 19, 1949. He had a long and successful career as an international internal auditor and retired from Owens-Illinois.. Frank enjoyed the computer and playing bridge. He spoke 7 languages and traveled extensively worldwide through his work and in retirement. His greatest joy was his family whom he loved dearly. He is survived by his loving wife, Eleanor; children, Frank Pirozzi, Louisa (Peter) Pirozzi-Erb, Timothy Pirozzi, Gabrielle (Wulf) Reinicke, Martine Pirozzi; grandchildren, Han and Meea Erb, Theresa (Tony) Paliomilo, Rachael Pirozzi; great grandson, Nathan; sisters, Margaret (Kai) Christensen and Alba Gillis. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Joseph and Arnold. Friends may visit the family on Wednesday from 5-8 PM at Walker Funeral Home 5155 Sylvania Ave (west of Corey Rd) with a rosary at 7:00 PM. Funeral services will begin on Thursday at the funeral home with prayers at 11:30 AM followed by Mass of the Resurrection at Christ the King Catholic Church at 12:00PM. Interment will follow at Toledo Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider Odyssey Hospice 1745 Indian Wood Circle suite 200 Maumee, Oh 43537, Toledo Humane Society 1920 Indian Wood Circle Maumee, OH 43537, or Christ the King Catholic Church 4100 Harvest Lane Toledo, OH 43623. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.walkerfuneralhomes.com.

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