Posted: December 8th, 2020

1931 ~ 2020

Mr. Frank Tarnoczi passed on to his eternal home with his beloved wife, Katie holding his hand, at St. Joseph’s Home – Carmel Hospice in Medicine Hat on Saturday, December 5, 2020, at the age of 89 years. Frank dedicated his life to serving the community and his Catholic faith working in various capacities within the church. At an early age he had a calling to serve as a priest and following 16 years of ministry, he left the priesthood and married Katherine Pederson. Frank held various positions including working as an accountant at Crane MacAvity Foundry, director of United Way, introduced Habitat for Humanity in Medicine Hat, was an election officer for Elections Canada and worked at the casino. He leaves to cherish his memory his loving and caring wife, Katherine; six step-children, Dwain (Terry) Pederson, Russell (Penny) Pederson, Melvin Pederson, Norma Pederson, Anita (Dennis) Sedor, and Mark (Sunde) Pederson; step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren. Due to Covid-19, the Memorial Service will be celebrated privately by the immediate family. (Condolences may be expressed by visiting Honoured to serve the family is

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One Condolence for “FRANK TARNOCZI”

  1. Stan and Linda Gale says:

    To Frank’s family,
    We are not known to you but we want you to know you and frank are in our prayers as his journey home begun.
    He has been our casino advisor since the early 1990 s. He was always patient, kind, fun and made us feel almost competent in our temporary zones. He was our leader and we so enjoyed following his comforting lead
    We will miss home
    With love
    Stan and Linda Gale
    Med Hat DrAg Racing, Friends of Mc coy, Community View Lions

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