Frank Michael Latocha Jr., 88, died March 27, 2013, at the Hollidaysburg Veterans Home. He was born in Portage, son of Frank and Catherine Latocha. Surviving are two children: Eleanor Christina of Sidman and Joseph of New Paris; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Eleanor (George); three children: Frank III, John and Patricia; as well as brothers and sisters. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of WWII. At Frank's request, there will be no viewing or visitation, and committal will be private for the family. Arrangements are by Serenko-Claar Funeral Home, Portage.