Frank John Hallinger Sr.
Born on April 29, 1926
FRANK JOHN HALLINGER SR.
EL CAMPO - Frank John Hallinger Sr.,87, of El Campo passed away on June 16, 2013. He was born on April 29, 1926 in Philadelipha, Pa. to the late Paul and Julia Zamar Hallinger. He retired from Halliburton after 34 years. Frank was a veteran of WW II having fought in the Pacific on the island of Pelilu as a Corporal in the U.S. Marine Corps. He was a member of American Legion post 251, V.F.W. post 2786, and the D.A.V. Survivors include the love of his life for 66 years wife Ann Tymel Hallinger of ElCampo, son Frank "Rusty" Hallinger Jr. and fiancé Karen Wenglar of El Campo, daughters Cheryl Roach and husband John and Becky Hardin and husband Robert of El Campo, son-in-law Mark Waligura of Garwood, grandchildren Tiffany Riha and husband Troy, Ashley Koudela and husband Jason, Lauren Bostic and husband Brent, Amy Hardin, Holly Class and husband Rusty, Chad Hallinger and wife Kristy, Ryan Hallinger and wife Elisha, Heath Hallinger and wife Audrey and Kyle Hallinger, 14 great-grandchildren and 1 on the way, and brothers Charles Hallinger and wife Phyllis and Paul Hallinger and wife Eleanor of Philadelipha, Pa. Frank was preceded in death by his parents, daughter Cindy Waligura, sisters Sister Marianna Leopold, Teresa Curcio, Ann Santore, and Julia Hartnett and brothers John and Joe Hallinger.
Visitation will begin on Tuesday June 18 at 1 pm at Triska Funeral Home. A rosary will be recited at 7 pm on Tuesday at the funeral home. Services will be held on Wednesday June 19 at 10 am at St. Johns Catholic Church in Taiton with Rev. Gabriel Oduro Tawiah officiating. Burial will follow at Lehrer Cemetery in Garwood with military honors under the auspices of American Legion post 251.
Pallbearers will be Troy Riha, Jason Koudela, Brent Bostic, Heath Hallinger, Rusty Class, and Joe Millhouse. Honorary pallbearers will be his grandchildren. Memorial donations in memory of Frank Hallinger Sr. may be made to the Everyday Heroes Van Fund.
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