SEEKONK - Frank S. Padykula, Sr., 82, entered into eternal peace on Monday, April 30, 2012. He was the beloved husband of the late Mildred F. (Manion) Padykula.
Born in Pawtucket, he was a son of the late Francis S. and Alice (Wszkiewicz) Padykula. Frank was a World War II, US Army veteran and Proprietor and President of Surplus Machinery Co., Seekonk. He was a past-member of the Pawtucket Country Club for over 20 years and was an avid boater and fisherman.
He leaves three daughters, Karen A. Padykula of Pawtucket, Francine (Padykula) Vogell of Oldsmar, Florida and Christine L. Fagan of Pawtucket; two sons, Kenneth F. Padykula of Attleboro and Frank S. Padykula, Jr. of Lake Worth, Florida; four grandchildren, Kenneth F. Padykula, Jr., Joseph Padykula, Tayor and Kaitlin Fagan; four sisters, Rose McKeton of Rumford, Nellie Sullivan and Anne Robinson both of Pawtucket and Jesse Thornley of Lincoln; brother of the late, Joseph Padykula, Genieve Parker and Cora Forbes.
A Memorial Mass will be celebrated on Thursday at 11 a.m. in the Church of St. Leo the Great, 697 Central Ave., Pawtucket.
Visitation and flowers are respectfully omitted. Gifts in Frank's memory to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241-7005 or the Arthritis Foundation, 2348 Post Rd., Suite 104, Warwick, RI 02886 will be appreciated. Arrangements are entrusted to WILLIAM W. TRIPP Funeral Home.
For online condolences visit: www.TrippFuneralHome.com
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