Frank J. Kukura III Obituary

December 17, 2016 Obituary

Frank J. Kukura III, Youngstown, Ohio – obit

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – There will be a Celebration of Life Service at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 20, 2016, at The Gate Church, 11836 South Avenue in North Lima, for Frank J. Kukura III, 59, who died Saturday morning, December 17, 2016, at Hospice House in Poland.

Frank was born May 25, 1957, in Youngstown, a son of Frank J. and Martha J. Dietelbach Kukura, Jr.

Frank was an LPN, employed with Briarfield Manor. He had previously worked with his father at Twin-Tronics. Frank was a 1975 graduate of Woodrow Wilson High School. He was a member of The Gate Church in North Lima. Frank loved to ride his motorcycle. He enjoyed tattoos and also woodworking. He was an Amateur Radio Operator and was a member of the 20 over 9 Club.

Frank is survived by his mother, Martha; his wife, the former Michelle R. Knight, whom he married June 25, 1988; his daughters, Candace R. (Russell) Dunn of Boardman and Samantha J. Kukura (Daniel Best) of Austintown; his twin brother, John J. (Colleen) Kukura of Boardman; his grandchildren, Madalyn, Marleah, Payden and Frankie Dunn; his mother-in-law, Jo (Bill) Jeffries; his sister-in-law, Nicole (Mike) Hird and his brother-in-law, Tim (Jennifer) Knight.

Frank was preceded in death by his father, Frank, Jr.

Donations may be given to the Fight for Frank Account at any Huntington National Bank.

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A television tribute will air Monday, December 19 at the following approximate times:
12:25 p.m. WKBN, 6:58 p.m. on MyYTV and 10:37 p.m. FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.