Deacon Frank J. May Jr., 83, of Titus, AL, a Catholic deacon and retired Air Force Medical Service Corps officer, died on June 24, 2018. He was born July 2, 1934.
Deacon May had served at churches in Montgomery, Wetumpka, Millbrook and Tallassee. After retiring from the Air Force in 1981, he was ordained deacon in 1984, served as an Associate Director of Religious Education for the Archdiocese of Mobile, and later, as Administrator of Father Purcell Children’s Center in Montgomery. He is survived by Judy, his beloved wife of 56 years; daughter Carolyn (Bryan) Strickland of Montgomery; son Tom (Brenda) May of Pensacola; grandchildren Scott and Molly Strickland and Josie May; brother Don (Patsy) May of Trout Creek, MI and special grandson Anthony Ciccarone of Pensacola, FL. He is preceded in death by his parents Frank and Carolyn May and sister Cheryl Harasha.
Visitation will be held Thursday, June 28, from 5 to 7 pm at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with concluding prayers at 6:45 pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, June 29 at 10 am at St. Vincent de Paul Church with Archbishop Thomas J. Rodi officiating. The family will receive friends from 9 am until service time and also immediately following the service at the church. Interment will be at Alabama National Cemetery, Montevallo, on Friday, July 6, at 2:45 pm.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to either Father Purcell Children’s Center, 2048 West Fairview Avenue, Montgomery, AL 36108 or to St. Vincent de Paul Church, 620 Gilmer Ave, Tallassee, AL 36078.
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