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POLAND There will be prayers at the Fox Funeral Home at 9 a.m. Saturday followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. at Saint Christine Church, celebrated by the Rev. John Keehner for Frank J. DeMain Jr., 71, who passed away Tuesday afternoon at the Hospice House surrounded by his loving family.
Frank was born Jan. 9, 1942, in Youngstown, a son of Frank J. and Doris Ocarz DeMain Sr. and was a life-long area resident.
He graduated from East High School with the Class of 1960. He was a veteran in the U.S. Army and U.S. Army Reserves from 1961 to 1967. Frank then studied Criminal Justice at LaSalle University, graduating in 1971. He was a Youngstown City Police Officer, was assigned to Uniform Traffic Division then Auto Theft Division and was on the police department Bomb Squad, he then worked for the Mahoning County Coroners Office until 2007. After retirement, he worked for Millcreek Park Golf Course as a golf ranger.
Frank was involved in the Mahoning Alcohol Program (Donofrio Home), where he served on the board for six years, and duties included two years as President, Vice President and Secretary.
He was also a member of ITAM Post 3, Police and Fire Retirees of Ohio, FOP Lodge 28, Crime Clinic of Greater Youngstown and MADD Organization, he also was a member of the Easter Seals for many years. He and his family belonged to Saint Christine and Holy Family Parishers.
Frank loved traveling, camping, and spending time with his grandchildren.
He will be greatly missed by his wife of over 43 years, Betty Tootie Sandine, whom he married on Oct. 4, 1969. He is also survived by his two daughters, Shaylynn (Paul) Keller of Canfield and Nichole (Eric) Brown of Austintown; a son, Frank J. (Stacy) DeMain III of Poland; a sister, Audrey (William) Haydu of North Carolina; nine grandchildren, Corey Keller, Michael Keller, Deric Madick, Justyn Madick, Lexi DeMain, Paige Keller, Elizabeth Keller, Addison DeMain and Nicholas Brown.
Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the Fox Funeral Home.
The family wishes any memorial tributes be made to Hospice House, 9803 Sharrott Road, Poland, OH 44514.
Family and friends may visit www.foxfuneralhome.org to view this obituary and send condolences.