Age 86, of Holt, Michigan, passed away July 14, 2015, in Lansing. He was born June 14, 1929 in Long Island, New York, to the late Guiseppe and Ida Badalamente.  Frank was a Veteran of the United States Marine Air Corps, where he served during the Korean War. He later went on to become the President of the United Steel Workers of America Union, Great Lakes Steel supervisor for thirty-five years, was a member of the Italian-American Club of Greater Lansing, and was very involved in politics as the Chairman of the Democratic Party for the 16th Congressional District. Frank also loved to hunt, golf, and play tennis; but his greatest love was for his family as a devoted husband, dad, grandpa, and great-grandpa.

He is survived by daughters: Suzanne Siebert and Frances Roth; grandchildren: Kevin (Katie) Roth, Patrick Roth, Andrew Roth, Benjamin (Sara Beth) Badalamente, Erin Siebert, and Lauren Siebert; great-grandchildren, Francis Badalamente and Thomas Badalamente; sisters-in-law: Frances Paciero and Michelle Dungien; and brother-in-law, Frank (Carol) Noto.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 57 years, Margherita Badalamente, in 2005; also his sister, Connie (Paul); and brothers: Joseph (Josephine), Pete (Roseale), and Sam (Roseale).

The Funeral Mass for Frank Badalamente will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, July 17, 2015, at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, 3815 S. Cedar St., Lansing, MI 48910 with Fr. George Daisy officiating. A private Entombment will take place in Deepdale Memorial Gardens.  Visitation will be held from 2:00-8:00 p.m. on Thursday at the Estes-Leadley Holt/Delhi Chapel where the Rosary will be prayed at 7:00 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to the Immaculate Heart of Mary School Fund.

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4 Messages to “Frank A. Badalamente”

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    Jim Says:

    Frank was a remarkable man. I went to the gym where he exercised on a regular basis. Frank radiated with joy, was generous in spirit, and considered everyone his friend.

    Today, at the gym, Frank’s picture and tribute were posted for all to see. He will be missed by us all.

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    Sostine and Mena Castriciano (Roma Bakery) Says:

    We are very sorry for your loss. Thinking of you during this time and praying for you all.

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    Ida Koller Says:

    My Uncle Frank was a kind, loving, gentle man. Uncle Frank loved all of his family, and especially all of us when we where children! He always had that big wonderful smile on his face that could light the room up, and the kisses and hugs I remember well. He would sing to me, tell me jokes, and most of all let all of us know how much he cared and loved us. Uncle Frank I am going to miss your sweet smile and face, may God keep you in his arms, and welcome you into heaven, by the way please tell my Mother, Father, and Brother I love them. I will always have a special place in my heart for you R.I.P. my sweet, and kind Uncle Frank your niece forever.

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    Renae Maisano Says:

    R.I.P. from the Vincent Maisano family.

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