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HALE, Frank Norman Born June 27,1926, in Los Angeles, California. Passed away on May 14, 2010, in Lancaster, California at home peacefully with his loving family after a long battle with Parkinson's. He lived in the Antelope Valley for 23 years. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend, and his humor will be truly missed by all who knew him. Survived by his wife of 51 years, Frances, sons, Frankie (Marilyn), Michael (Marcela), Chris and David, daughters, Rosemarie (Bob), Patricia, 20 grandchildren, 10 great- grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Attended Roosevelt High School. He joined the Navy during World War II and was on the USS Enterprise were he was a gunner on the TBF Advenger and a plane mechanic on various ships. After his discharge he worked as a LAPD reserve Traffic Officer, Ambulance driver, Taxi Driver, Mechanic, etc. He worked at Porto Tool, Reem, O'keefe O Merit. Then worked as a Service Tech with Hardinge Bros. Incorp for 35 years, until his retirement. He worked with Highland Church feeding the homeless. He loved comedy and war movies his favorites were Oliver, Arthur, Airplane and South Pacific. He had simple pleasures like the Spaghetti Factory and Alice's most of all a good steak. He biggest love of all pleasure were his cars and driving. Services will be held at 1 p.m., Tuesday, May 18, 2010, at Joshua Memorial Park & Mortuary, Lancaster.

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