Frank J. Szell Jr., 74, of Pottstown, Upper Pottsgrove Twp., husband of Eileen M. (Kinsky) Szell, passed away on Monday, October 25 at home after a sudden illness.

Born in Phoenixville, he was the son of the late Frank J. Szell Sr. and Helen C. (Gross) Szell.

Frank was a US Navy veteran and a member of Royersford VFW Post #6341. He was also a member of the Royersford F&AM Lodge #535 and the Pikeville Rod and Gun Club. Frank worked for BF Goodrich in Oaks till it closed. He went on to work as a welder for Dana Parish in Reading and retiring from Dana in Pottstown after 12 years. Frank enjoyed fishing, loved to go crabbing at Love Creek in Delaware and enjoyed gardening and cooking family meals.

Surviving with his wife are sons F. Bradley Szell, husband of Traci A., and Douglas A. Szell, husband of Michele A.; grandchildren Elizabeth Grace, Alexander Domenick, Brady James, and Aiden Francis Szell; and feline companions Buddy and BB.

A memorial service will be held on Monday, November 1, 11:00AM at Catagnus Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Ltd., 329 N. Lewis Road, Royersford, with visitation from 9:30AM to 10:45AM.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Franks’ name to the charity of one’s choice.

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Dear Eileen, Patty and I are so sorry for you and your family

~ Paul Szymanowicz Pottstown, Pa
11/1/2021 9:58:11 AM

Eileen and family, I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Frank. My deepest sympathy and praying for comfort during this loss.

~ Jenn (Herbsleb) Clarke POTTSTOWN, PA
11/1/2021 9:15:44 AM

You and our family are in my thoughts and prayers. Some of my fondest memories are from Aunt Eileen and Uncle Frank’s house on Thanksgiving. And keeping the football game out of the garden.

~ Al Kinsky Harrisburg, PA
10/31/2021 7:54:51 PM

My deepest sympathy to your family. Barry and I always enjoyed the events with the Kinsky's and seeing the families. Prayers sent. Renee Koneski

~ Renee Koneski Limerick, PA
10/31/2021 5:13:59 AM

Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers

~ Dora Jean Testa Pottstown, Pa
10/30/2021 8:14:55 AM

Sending you and all your family hugs and prayers!

~ Peg Mullin
10/28/2021 2:51:05 PM

Gary and I were sorry to learn of Frank’s passing. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

~ Linds Christ
10/28/2021 1:06:52 PM

Sending my love, prayers and blessings from our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, at this most difficult time. Frank will be greatly missed by his family and friends. Take comfort in knowing he is resting at peace in the arms of our precious Lord.

~ Sandie Mack Royersford, PA
10/28/2021 12:50:56 PM

All my love and Blessing to my dear sweet cousin Eileen and her boys,Doug,Brad and thier family,Frank was a wonderful man,i loved staying over and cooking with him,he will be truely missed Rest in Peace Dear Frank

~ Diane Evans Broomall, PA
10/28/2021 10:11:59 AM