Francis (Frank) William Antalek passed peacefully on January 18, 2023 in Mt. Dora, Florida.
Frank was born in Schenectady, New York in 1937 where he spent his early years. At the time of his death he had been married for 64 years to Diana Valerie ( Pryce). Together they raised three children. Diana, Frank and Deborah.
Frank began a thirty year career with IBM in 1957, with territories spanning from Kingston, New York, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Endicott, New York, Watertown/Syracuse, New York, to Boca Raton, Florida before retiring to Hobe Sound, Florida in 1987.
Frank was involved in many volunteer activities. He was especially proud of the time he devoted to the Jaycees as New York State President from 1969 – 70 and held offices as high as National Vice President that took Frank and his family on adventures across New York State, to traveling the entire United States and beyond.
Predeceased by daughter Diana, Frank is survived by his wife Diana, son Frank (Robin), and daughter Deborah ( David). Frank, a family man, was devoted to his many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He is survived by six grandchildren: Justin (Maia) and Jana (JP) (parents: Diana, Jon and Gia), Hannah and Tessa (parents Frank and Robin) and DJ (Nicole) and Nicole (Chad) (parents Deborah and David) and nine great grandchildren: Jack, Marcus, Max (Jana), Connor, Beckett and Elise (Nicole) Zoey and Mari (Justin) and Naz (David).
A graveside memorial service will be held in the spring at Brookside Cemetery in Watertown, New York
My condolences to the Antalek family, I am so sorry for your loss.