Father Frank Schenk dies at 102

Glenmary News

Father Frank Schenk dies at 102

Father Francis Joseph Schenk is survived by many nieces, nephews, fellow missioners, and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Rose (nee Bluff) Schenk); and brother, John (Bernice) Schenk. A Glenmary missioner and native of Mount Vernon, Ind., he died April 11 at the age of 102.

Reception of the body will take place at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, at Our Lady of the Fields’ Chapel, 4085 Glenmary Trace, Fairfield, Ohio. Visitation will follow. Wake service will begin at 7 p.m.

Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 19, at St. Matthias Catholic Church, 1050 W. Kemper Rd., Cincinnati, Ohio. Interment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, 11000 Montgomery Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45249.

Memorials may be made to Glenmary Home Missioners, P.O. Box 465618, Cincinnati, OH 45246-5618 or at THIS LINK. Newcomer Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements.

Father Frank’s full-length obituary can be viewed HERE.