Carolyn Ann Frank

March 19, 1928 – July 25, 2020


Carolyn Ann Frank, 92, of Altoona, passed away on Saturday at her home with her family by her side. She was born in McConnellsburg, daughter of the late David A. “Dave” and Ruth Ott Washabaugh.

Carolyn is survived by her two children: Ruth Bowerman of Middletown and Jeff Frank and wife, Mary Sue, of Berkeley Heights, N.J.; five grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren; one sister, Betty Lea Henderson of Philadelphia; and one brother, D.A. “Andy” Washabaugh III of McConnellsburg; and her best friend of 27 years, Bob Leffingwell of Pinecroft.

Carolyn was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband, John Edward Frank.

After graduating high school, Carolyn attended Franklin School of Science and Arts, and later worked as an X-ray technician and helped establish the first X-ray Department at Altoona Hospital. Carolyn also volunteered her time assisting the blind and was a literacy volunteer for the Altoona elementary school system. Carolyn always remembered her Fulton County roots, as she had a passion for the Fulton County Medical Center and the success of the Fulton County Medical Center Foundation.

A graveside service will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, July 30, 2020, at Union Cemetery in McConnellsburg. Arrangements are by Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home Inc., McConnellsburg. Online condolences may be expressed at www.kelso-corneliusfuneralhome.com.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Carolyn’s memory to the Fulton County Medical Center Foundation, 214 Peach Orchard Road, McConnellsburg, PA 17233.