Francois X. ‘Frank’ Steinberg | State

Francis X. “Frank” Steinberg of Kingston passed away in eternal life on Wednesday, November 2, 2022.

He was born in Wilkes-Barre on February 5, 1925 to Francis C. Steinberg and Rose Corcoran Steinberg. Before graduating from Kingston High School, he enlisted in the military. Frank fought and was wounded in the Battle of the Bulge in Belgium on December 26, 1944. After his service, Frank continued to serve his country in the Veterans Administration. He started as a mail clerk and worked his way up to assistant chief of medical administration.

Frank was an active member of the American Legion Black Diamond Post in Kingston, where he was a former commander. He was a lifelong Detroit Tigers fan and met Sparky Anderson during the 1986 World Series.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Clara C. Hanks Steinberg; son, Michael F. Steinberg; and her sister, Dorothy Toole.

Frank is survived by his three daughters, Mary Louise Steinberg, Kingston; Rose and her husband, John Senunas, Hanover Twp.; and Claire Marie and her husband, Michael Derks, Fremont, Mich.; grandson, John and his wife, Ellen Garman Senunas; granddaughter, Katie Senunas; and grandson, Todd Steinberg.

The family would like to express their thanks to the doctors, nurses and staff at the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, VA Community Center and Hospice Care Unit.

A Christian burial mass will be celebrated Tuesday at 10:15 a.m. at St. Ignatius Loyola Church. Anyone attending the funeral is asked to go directly to the church.

Friends can call from 4-7 p.m. Monday at Kopicki Funeral Home, 263 Zerbey Avenue, Kingston. Interment will be in St. Mary’s Annunciation Cemetery, Pringle. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Meals on Wheels.

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