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Vol. 16 No. 30 - May 25, 2016


David John Frenchak

David John Frenchak, 74, wintering in Holmes Beach, since 2012 from Chicago, Ill., died May 15, 2016.

He was a pastor in Boston, Mass., for eight years, he was part of Baptist General Conference, and he was a consultant in theological education at Garrett Evangelical Seminary of Evanston, Ill. He was founding director of the Seminary Consortium for Urban Pastoral Education in Chicago for 36 years, and he attended Roser Memorial Community Church in Anna Maria.

Predeceased by his parents, Nicholas and Anne (Tratchet) Frenchak; survived by wife, Carol Ann McGibbon, of Chicago and Holmes Beach; daughters, Karis Renee Frenchak, of Orlando, Fla., and Janis Noelle (Farid Altaqi), Frenchak of Chicago; brothers, James, of Chesterfield, Va., and Steve of, Clifton Park, N.Y.; sister, Marjorie Danylak, of Okotoks, Alberta, Canada; and grandchildren, Kyle Martin Becerra and Gabriel Valentin Becerra.

All services will be private for the family. Brown & Sons Funeral Homes & Crematory, 43rd Street Chapel, Bradenton, is in charge of arrangements. Memorial donations may be made to Roser Memorial Community Church, the American Heart Association or the AMI Turtle Watch. Condolences may be made to


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