Frank Pischera

A Port Orange resident since 1973, he was born Oct. 17, 1923, in Jamestown. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, serving in World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. He retired from the U.S. Navy as a recruiter. He was inducted into the Chautauqua County Sports Hall of Fame in 1992, and won 17 gold medals, three silver medals and one bronze medal in the Senior Olympics.

He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Helen; two sons: Seb Pischera of New Smyrna Beach, Fla., and Michael Pullan of Indianapolis; seven daughters: Judy Slevin of Baltimore, Saralee Buck of Lincoln, Calif., Kelley Timmons of West Lafayette, Ind., Angela McIntyre of Jamestown, Vicky Antelli of Lawrenceville, Ga., and Corry Meridith and Marcy Greer, both of Deland, Fla.; 22 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; a brother, Joe Pischera; and a sister, Lena Engkiltera of Yorba Linda, Calif.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, in the White Chapel Church of God, South Daytona, Fla. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Volusia/Flagler, 3800 Woodbriar Trail, Port Orange, Fla., 32129. Arrangements are by CARDWELL & MALONEY Funeral Home, Port Orange, Fla.


The additional financial assistance of the community is critical to the success of the Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame. We gratefully acknowledge these individuals and organizations for their generous support.

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