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Frank Gresko was born in Trenton New Jersey on 10/15/49 and passed away at the UW Medical Center, Seattle, Washington on 5/28/19. He was the 3rd child of 8 children born to Peter and Anna Gresko. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Lynn, son Scott (Brandi), daughter Lori (Nate) and 6 grandchildren, Kaylee, Kendall, John, Autumn, Carl, and Mylo. Also by his brothers Peter Jr and Joseph and his sisters Rose Marie, Susanna, and Mary Jane. Deceased are his parents and his sister Ann and brother Thomas.
Frank graduated from Trenton High School in 1967 and enlisted in the Air Force in 1968. While stationed at McChord AFB, Frank met Lynn and they married on 12/6/69. On Easter day of 1970, Frank left for a 12 month tour of duty in Korea. Upon return, he was stationed at McClellan AFB, Sacramento, CA. Frank had a honorable discharge after 8 years of service and remained in the AF reserves for several years. He was then hired by GSA at Bangor Naval Station, Keyport, WA. Frank joined the Boeing Co in 1979 and moved to Kent, WA and had a 37 year career retiring as a manager to live in Ravensdale, WA.
Frank enjoyed baseball and played first base for Little League, Trenton Trust and McChord AFB slow pitch. He was a lifelong NY Yankees fan. He loved to help others and volunteered as landscape maintenance for Vine Maple Place, Maple Valley, WA and as a Trustee for Maple Valley Church. He volunteered once a week at Tahoma National Cemetery and assisted coaches for his children’s various sports teams. Photography was a special interest of his, taking beautiful photos of the northwest outdoors, his Quilcene River cabin and his grandchildren’s sporting events. Frank loved his family. His children and grandchildren were everything to him. Frank also loved the Lord and His shining light came through in everything Frank did. Now Frank is at Peace, Peace at last. He will truly be missed by all who knew him and whose lives were touched by his loving care. R.I.P.
As an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions may be sent to UW Medicine Advancement (see link below).
UW Medicine Advancement
Box 358045, Seattle WA 98195-8045