In Memory of




Obituary for Frank R. Coletti

Frank R. Coletti, born in Martins Ferry, Ohio on September 19,1938, to Frank and Mildred Coletti, died on November 4, 2021, from complications associated with Parkinson’s Disease.

He graduated from the University of Dayton in 1961 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science. After graduation, he served in the United States Army National Guard.

His professional Federal Civil Service career began with the United States Airforce/Defense Electronic Supply Center (DESC) in Dayton, OH; He continued work for the United States Air Force at Wright Patterson AFB, and Andrews AFB. After retirement from the Federal Government, Frank found a second career with Kay Management Properties in Maryland where he worked for the organization for 20 years.

Frank’s interests included family, reading the newspaper, exercising, travel, fine dining, and listening to jazz music. Frank was also an avid sports fan. No sport was off limits. He enjoyed everything from Collegiate to Professionals sports. His favorite sports and teams included, the UD Flyers (Basketball, Football, Volleyball); the Washington Football Team, the Cleveland Guardians(Baseball) and the Washington Wizards.

Frank had numerous friends; his presence and kindness was eminent wherever he went. Everyone who knew him will sincerely miss him.

Frank is survived by his husband, Carman Harbison of Alexandria, VA; cousin, James (Marlene) Luyster of Painesville, OH; sisters-in-law, Nancy Luyster of Medina, OH;
nephews, Russell (Melinda) Luyster of Canton, OH., Curtis (Kimbewrly) Luyster of Little Elm, TX., Bradley (Angela) Luyster of Wake Forest, NC., Mark(Julie) Luyster of Houston, TX., and Dean Luyster of Akron, OH; nieces, Loretta Luyster of Alliance, OH., Theresa (Jack) Gage., and Susan(Richard) Stull of Medina, OH. and longtime friends Tom and Pat Cahill, Lillian Stone and Carol Saric.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the following charities:

Parkinson Foundation of the National Capital Area (PFNCA)

The University of Dayton, Dayton, OH

Catholic Charities

Memorial services will be private.