Frank Pollock

1933 - 2021

Middle Point


Frank Pollock, 87, passed away surrounded by his loved one's Thursday June 4th, 2021 at his home.
Frank was born December 18, 1933 to Ernest and Alwilda (Sherman) Pollock who precede him in death. He married his beloved wife Barbara Hart December 23rd of 1955.

Frank was a member of Odd Fellows Lodge and the Fraternal Organization of the Eagles. He worked for the Vanamatic Company for over 40 years where he was supervisor. He enjoyed watching the Cleveland Browns and the Cincinnati Reds and bowling at Olympic Lanes. He especially loved spending time with his family and his grandchildren.

Frank is survived by his three children; Danny Pollock of Middle Point, Kelly (Jeffrey) Elston of Ottawa, and Terri (David) McCarthy of Middle Point, four grandchildren; Nathan Elston, Aubrey (Adam) Markward, Ashley McCarthy, and Casey (Ryan) Miller, six great-grandchildren; Elliot and Ava Markward, Oaklynn Kern, Erik Elston, Brody Hershbeger, Adley Miller and one on the way, and a sister; Shirley Wagner

In addition to his parents, Frank is preceded in death by his wife Barbara Pollock, a grandson; Erik Elston, and nine brothers and three sisters.

There will be a private graveside service held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, please make memorial donations to the American Cancer Society.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory, 722 S Washington Street, Van Wert, OH 45891.

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Carol Pollock Jankow

June 8, 2021 12:38 PM

So Sorry for the loss of your Dad. All of you are in my Thoughts and Prayers❤️
Carol Pollock Jankow

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June 7, 2021 7:48 PM

I’ll never forget visiting Casey down at her grandpas. I always felt like family and right at home. I am thankful to of known him and will miss his sweet smile. Thinking of the family and praying for strength for you all!


June 7, 2021 6:41 AM

Not a kinder man from a kid growing up around town. Always a smile. I am glad I knew Frank. A great family man. RIP.

Jay Winhover

June 5, 2021 10:17 AM

I always enjoyed working with Frank and his sense of humor. Please accept my sympathies.

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