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Frank John Darmafall

February 5, 1962 — October 8, 2012

Frank John Darmafall, age 50, of Nova and formerly of Lorain, died on Monday, October 8, 2012 at University Hospital, Cleveland, following a unexpected illness.

He was born on February 5, 1962, in Logan, Ohio, moved to Lorain in 1964 and then to Nova in 1999. He was the primary caregiver for both his parents and his late aunt, Genevieve Kure.

Frank graduated from Admiral King High School in 1980.

He was employed as a greens keeper for Rolling Acres Golf Course for 4 years. Prior to this he was employed at Deer Track and Echo Valley golf courses and also worked as a Exterminator.

He enjoyed golfing, sports, beach volleyball, Nascar, and fishing. He was an avid Cleveland sports fan as well as a huge fan of Ohio State University.

He is survived by his mother: Vera (nee Zaro) Darmafall of Nova, son: Matthew (Chastin) Darmafall of Elyria, grandsons Cameron and Brayden, and brothers: Joe of Nova and Michael of Lorain, and nephews Jeremy, Zachary, Sean and Michael (all of Lorain).

He was preceded in death by his father: Frank J. Darmafall in 2011.

The family will receive friends on Friday, October 19, 2012 from 5-8 pm in the Dovin Funeral Home, 2701 Elyria Avenue, Lorain. A memorial mass will be held on Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 200 St. Joseph Drive, Amherst. Fr Lawrence Martello will preside. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery. To send online condolences, go to


Cemetery Details

Calvary Cemetery
555 North Ridge Road
Lorain, OH,

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