George W. Frank Sr.Crane company officialGeorge W. Frank...

March 31, 1995

George W. Frank Sr.

Crane company official

George W. Frank Sr., retired vice president of a crane and hoist company, died Sunday of cancer at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Baltimore. He was 81 and lived in Randallstown.

He retired in 1981 as regional vice president of Neuhaus America Corp. Earlier, he was president of Jarvis Lumber Co. and owned a map-making business. All were in the Baltimore area.

He was born in Flemington, Pa., was a 1932 graduate of Lock Haven (Pa.) High School and attended the Johns Hopkins University. He served in the Army during World War II as a topographic draftsman and attained the rank of technical sergeant.

He was a member of Pilgrim Lutheran Church in Woodmoor and was service officer and former commander of American Legion Post 122.

Services were to be held at 2 p.m. today at Moriarty-Dutcavich Funeral Home in Lock Haven.

He is survived by his wife of nine years, the former Deborah Rollins; four sons, William S. Frank of Owings Mills, and George M. Frank Jr., David M. Frank and Jon R. Frank, all of Randallstown; two brothers, Paul Frank of Mill Hall, Pa., and Harry Frank of Lock Haven; and a granddaughter.

Anna R. Zorzin


Anna R. Zorzin, who had been a waitress in Baltimore and other cities, died Tuesday of cancer at Chapel Hill Convalescent Home in Randallstown. She was 84.

She retired in the late 1970s after working for 35 years at Savoia Restaurant in the 200 block of Park Ave.

Her husband, Frank Zorzin, was a pastry chef at hotels, including the Belvedere. When his work took them to other cities, she worked at restaurants in those communities, including the Brown Derby in Los Angeles. Mr. Zorzin died in 1961.

She was born Anna R. Gatta in Wheeling, W.Va., and reared in Baltimore in a family that had operated restaurants in both cities.

Graveside services were to be held at 1:30 p.m. today at Holy Redeemer Cemetery, 4430 Belair Road.

She is survived by a brother, Anthony Gatta of Baltimore; a sister, Edith R. Pariso of Buffalo, N.Y.; and many nieces and nephews.

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