Mary Dorothy Frank

March 23, 1929 - May 6, 2014
Mary Frank thumbnail
Malloy Funerals & Cremations Light a candle Light a candle


Mary Dorothy Light Frank, former resident of South Bend, died May 6, 2014 in Houston, Texas. She was born March 23, 1929 in South Bend, Indiana, the daughter of the late Ralph Light and Lillian Smith Light. Dorothy Light Frank was a 1947 graduate of St. Joseph’s Academy.

She was preceded in death by John Frederick Frank, her husband of sixty years, her daughter Kathleen Frank and her brother, Ralph D. Light of Bound Brook, New Jersey. She is survived by her children John Frank (Debra) of Greenwood Indiana, Patricia Horgan (Stephen) of Houston, Kevin Frank (Susan) of Trophy Club Texas, and Rosemary Spaete (Geoff) of Carrollton Texas. Additionally, she is survived by ten grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

She was employed for over twenty years by the Bell Telephone System both in South Bend and Dallas, Texas. In recent years, she was a resident of Galveston, Texas.

A funeral mass will be held Saturday at 10 am, May 10, 2014 at St. Mary’s Cathedral Basilica, Galveston, Texas. Interment will follow at San Antonio National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 1311 Mamaroneck Avenue, Suite 310, White Plains, NY 10605.

Leave a Condolence

Life Event Timeline

Help tell the story of Mary by contributing to the Life Event Timeline. Upload the photo of an event...

Post an Event

Timeline for Mary Frank

Born: March 23, 1929
Died: May 6, 2014

Condolences for Mary Frank

Malloy Funerals & Cremations

Our sincere condolences.

The staff of Malloy Funerals & Cremations.


Amanda Clark posted on 11/30/-1

So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family.