REST IN PEACE
October 15, 2018
Auburn Hills - Walczyk, Frank R., age 82 of Auburn Hills, Michigan, passed away October 15, 2018. Son of the late Frank A. and Helen (Terlikowski) Walczyk. He was married to Ellene, who died in March of 2005 and was step-father to Jeffrey Corbin, David Corbin, and Patti Nelson, grandfather of Jaime and Christie Nelson. He is survived by his sister, Lorraine (the late Walt) McMahon of Ormond Beach, Florida, as well as several nephews and nieces. His brother Joseph predeceased him. Frank was born in Syracuse, New York and graduated from Christian Brothers Academy in that city. He received his college degree from Saint Mary's College in Orchard Lake, Michigan and a Master's degree from the University of Syracuse. Ordained to the Roman Catholic priesthood in 1961, Frank taught in Rome, New York and Orchard Lake, Michigan before obtaining laicization in 1971.
He then pursued a career in Information Technology with jobs at American Motors, Advance Mortgage Corporation, Handleman Corporation, Citicorp and Comerica Bank. In 1994 he began a 10 year teaching career at Macomb Community College as an adjunct professor of Computer Service. At his request, Frank was cremated and a Memorial Service celebrating his life will be held at a future date. Memorials in Frank's name may be made to the Rainbow Connection. Arrangements in the care of the Potere-Modetz Funeral Home, Rochester. Online guest book www.modetzfuneralhomes.com