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Frank E. Mcbride, Jr.

January 19, 1927 — July 30, 2020

McBRIDE, Frank E., Jr., age 93, of Kettering, passed away Thursday, July 30, 2020.

Frank was preceded in death by his loving wife of 61 years, Nancy Louise Hodapp, in 2018; and sisters Ruth Bayley and Sally Solarek.

He is survived by daughters, Eileen Illing and son-in-law, Thomas; Angela House and son-in-law Dennis; 2 sons, Frank McBride III, (MaryBeth), Doug and daughter-in-law Chris; four grandchildren, Melisa Christy and husband Tyler, Dennis Jr, Megan Whitis and husband Brian and Sean McBride, and 3 great-grandchildren Olivia, Moses, and Lola.

He graduated from Oakwood High School and served in Army in WWII. Graduated from Notre Dame. Frank was President and CEO of Ohio Metal & Mfg and was past president of Notre Dame Alumni Club of Dayton and recognized as Notre Dame Man of Year in 1957. He was past president of Dayton Bicycle Club and Dayton Boys & Girls Club. Frank was a long-time tutor at Southdale Elementary School.

A mass of Christian burial will take place on Monday, August 3 at 10:00am at St. Charles Borromeo Church, 4500 Ackerman Blvd., Kettering, Ohio and burial following mass at Calvary Cemetery. ARRANGEMENTS BY ROUTSONG FUNERAL HOME, KETTERING. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Ohio’s Hospice of Dayton, 324 Wilmington Ave, Dayton, Ohio. A link to the live streamed services will be added to Frank’s Tribute Wall found at

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Mass of Christian Burial

Monday, August 3, 2020

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