Frank Morales, Jr.September 19, 1929 ~ September 6, 2019 (age 89)
Frank Morales, Jr., age 89, of Fairmont City, IL, born on September 19, 1929 in Fairmont City, IL, died on Friday, September 6, 2019 at Memorial Hospital, Belleville, IL.
Frank worked for 37 years for Swift Packing House and retired after working for the Fairmont City Street Department. He was a United States Marine, serving from 1950-1953, and a veteran of the Korean Conflict. He was a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Fairmont City. His nickname was “Masher.” Frank was a loving father, grandfather, and great grandfather.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Geraldine Morales, nee Booker; his parents, Frank and Juana, nee Rajeno, Morales, Sr.; and 7 brothers and sisters.
He is survived by his children, Anthony (Diane) Morales of Fairmont City, Susan Morales of Fairmont City, David (Buffy) Morales of Caseyville, IL, Linda Ochoa of Fairmont City, and Steven (Karin) Morales of Fairmont City, IL; his grandchildren, Andrea (Gerardo Hernandez, Sr.) Ochoa, Amador Ochoa, Emily (Alejandro Sr.) Ramirez, Nicholas Morales, and Danielle Morales; and 11 great-grandchildren, Jacqueline, Lisa, D’Laurea, Ninel, Laila, Alyssa, Gerado, Jr., Giovanni, Alejandro Jr., Liam, and Elaina. He is also survived by nieces, nephews and cousins.
Memorials can be made to Holy Rosary Catholic Church.
Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at Kassly Mortuary, Ltd., Fairview Heights, IL.
Funeral procession will be leaving Kassly Mortuary at 9:15 a.m. on Wednesday, September 11, 2019 for a 10:00 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Fairmont City, IL, with Father Harold Fischer officiating. Interment will be at Holy Cross Cemetery, Fairview Heights, IL.