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In Memory

Frank Festa

Frank Festa


Frank A. Festa, Jr., age 70, of Mars, formerly of Florence, Alabama, died on Monday, June 3, 2013, at UPMC Passavant Hospital in Cranberry Twp. Born in Penn Hills, PA on June 4, 1942, he was the son of the late Frank A. and Bertha Zwahlen Festa, Sr. Frank was a Founding Member of I.M.S. Systems, Inc. in Mars, where he served as Technical Coordinator. He was of the Catholic Faith and was a member of the Wexford Knights of Columbus. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. Surviving are his wife, Kathy May Festa, who he married on December 14, 1985, two sons, Steven Festa and his wife, Peggy of Monroeville, and Gregory Festa of Turtle Creek, a daughter, Kala Festa of Mars, grandfather of Joe, Kelsey, Brian, Anthony, Nikolai and Eric, four sisters, Patricia L. Bruce of Youngwood, PA, Jean Schooley and her husband, Fred of Lake Norman, N.C., Karen Scinico and her husband, Mike of South Bend, Indiana, and Judith Hanna and her husband, Dale of Liberty, S.C., a brother, James T. Festa of Pittsburgh, and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death a daughter, Elizabeth Festa. Friends will be received at the McDonald-Aeberli Funeral Home, Inc. 238 Crowe Ave. Mars, PA on Thursday from 11-1 PM. Blessing Services will follow at 1:00 PM at the funeral home. Rev. Charles Bober, pastor of St. Kilian Church, officiating. A Luncheon will follow the Service at the I.M.S. Systems Offices, 519 Myoma Rd. Mars, PA 16046. Memorials may be made to Adams Area Fire District, P.O. Box 232, Mars, PA 16046. Directions and condolences are available at www.mcdonald-aeberli.com.