Frank Leo Scheuren, 96, of Pottsville, passed away on Wednesday evening at Providence Place, Pottsville.
Born in Ashland, on January 2, 1925, he was a son of the late Leo L. and Elizabeth L. (Pepper) Scheuren.
Frank proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during WWII as a Sergeant in the 13th Armored Division in Europe.
He was a former co-owner of of the Schuylkill News Agency, Pottsville, along with his brother, James Scheuren.
In addition to his parents, Frank was preceded in death by his wife, Marie T. (Purcell) Scheuren, on July 7, 2020, and to whom he was married for 71 years; sons, Frank L. Jr., in 1970 and Thomas J. , in 2008; and stepmother, Mildred Scheuren.
He is survived by granddaughter, Elizabeth Scheuren, of Pound Ridge, NY; brother, James L. Scheuren, of Pottsville; sister-in-law, Elizabeth A. Morris, of Oxford, PA; and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family would like to acknowledge and extend a heartfelt Thank You to the nurses of Advantage Hospice, Providence Place, and all the good friends and caretakers who helped to care for Frank.
Services and interment will be private at the convenience of the family.
Frank was very proud of his mother’s Pepper family heritage, therefore, the family requests contributions in Frank’s memory be sent to: Schuylkill Area Community Foundation, Frank J. Pepper and Thomas J. Pepper Memorial Fund, 216 S. Center St., Pottsville, PA 17901.
Lord-Bixler Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be expressed at Lord-Bixler Funeral Home | Pottsville, PA