Tony DiFranks

September 4, 1928 ~ January 13, 2022 (age 93)


Tony DiFranks, 93, of Roscoe, passed away peacefully on January 13th, 2022 at Cambridge Creekside Personal Care Home. Born in Brownsville on September 4th, 1928; Tony is son of the late Carmine & Rose (D’Antonio) DiFranks.

Following High School, Mr. DiFranks served his country honorably in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. Catholic by faith, Tony worked as an agent for Baltimore Life Insurance until his retirement. Tony enjoyed fishing, golfing, playing in his pool leagues, and was an avid gardener. Aside from his hobbies Tony’s true joy came from enjoying time with his close friends and family whom he loved. 

Surviving to cherish his memory; His daughter Jeanne (Dennis) Laskey of Fallowfield Twp., two sons David (Suzanne) DiFranks of Berlin MD., Donald W. (Ivy) DiFranks of Roscoe. His twin brother James DiFranks of Detroit MI. His five grandchildren; Deni (Tom) Few, Marissa Laskey, Tony (Saile) DiFranks, Dessie (Ryan) Williams and Deiter (Michelle) Laskey. Six great-grandchildren; Brenna (Evan) Pennington, Jesse & Jude Laskey, Priya & Jaeda Few, and Joshua DiFranks.  

In addition to his parents Tony is preceded in death by his wife Donna Conaway DiFranks, his brothers Pete, Domonic and Steve DiFranks.

On behalf of the family, a special thank you to the staff at Cambridge Creekside Personal Care Home in Charleroi and Suncrest Hospice for their kindness, compassion and professionalism.

As per Mr. Difranks wishes there will be no visitation or funeral services. Arrangements have been entrusted to HOGAN-MELENYZER FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES INC. (formerly Schrock- Hogan Funeral Home), 226 Fallowfield Ave., Charleroi, PA 15022. Kirk Russell Melenyzer, Funeral Director. Interment will occur at Lafayette Memorial Park. Personal condolences may be sent to the family at

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