Frank J. "Coach Mel" Mielnicki, Section V Hall of Fame, dies at age 88
January 11, 2021

 

Frank J. "Coach Mel" Mielnicki

Greece: Monday, January 4, 2021, at age 88.

He was a wonderful and loving husband, father and grandfather. He is predeceased by his parents, Frank Sr. and Anne Mielnicki; sisters, Ann Marie LeBeau and Evelyn Lucca. He is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Marie (Magliozzi) Mielnicki; daughters, Lisa (Michael) O’Neal, Andrea (Larry) Wine of GA, Raelyn (David) Portka of GA; grandchildren, Bryan (Jami) O’Neal, Alisa (Kyle) Andrews, Jessica Wine, Brandon Wine, Delaney Portka, Gabrielle Portka; great grandchildren, Addyson, Jayla Rae, Amaya and Presley; sister-in-law, Joan Magliozzi of PA; many nieces and nephews.

Frank was a long-time football and wrestling coach at Edison Tech, and was inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2011. He was an Army Veteran of the Korean War.

No prior calling. Services will be announced at a later date. Those wishing, donations may be directed to Alzheimer’s Assoc., 435 E. Henrietta Rd., Rochester, NY 14623 in his memory.





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