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Mr. Conti was born Aug. 31, 1928, in Sharpsville to Louis and Mattia (Recine) Conti, who came from Pofi, Italy.
He attended Sharpsville High School.
Frank was a veteran who served in the Army. He worked as a millwright for Shenango Inc. for more than 35 years until his retirement. He also worked two years on the railroad.
On Sept. 6, 1958, he married his wife, Shirley (Settle) Conti, who passed away Nov. 3, 2011.
He was a lifelong member of St. Bartholomew Roman Catholic Church.
Frank was a talented athlete. He played football, basketball and fast-pitch softball on the Army teams who would compete against professional athletes. Frank continued his athletic career in the Shenango Valley for many years on fast-pitch softball teams. He loved Sharpsville and was an avid Sharpsville sports fan. He also followed and supported Notre Dame Athletics.
Frank was also a member of the Italian American War Vets.
Frank is survived by his daughter, Justine A. Conti, Sharpsville; son, Gary Conti, Sharpsville; grandchildren, Jenna Conti, Joey Fuoco, Allison Britton; and brother, Anthony Conti.
He was preceded in death by his father, Louis Conti; mother, Mattia Conti; wife, Shirley Conti; daughter-in-law, Kimberly (Fuoco) Conti; infant sister; sisters, Rose Pacifico, Theresa Gula, Mary Conti Marriotti, and brother, Sebastian Conti.
Frank, 90, of Sharpsville.
Calling hours: From 5 to 7 p.m. Friday (2-15-19) in DONALDSON-MOHNEY FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICE, 124 Main St., Sharpsville. Online condolences may be expressed at www.donaldsonmohney.com.
Service: Funeral will be at 7 p.m. Friday (2-15-19) in the funeral home, with the Rev. Matthew Strickenberger officiating.
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