Funeral Mass for Mr. Frank Vincent Scalia, 86, of Monroe, LA, will be held at 11:00 A.M. Monday, May 16, 2022, at Jesus the Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Monroe, LA, with Very Rev. Michael Thang’wa officiating. Visitation will be held from 9:00 A.M. until time of service. Private burial will take place at Mulhearn Memorial Park Cemetery in Monroe, LA.
Mr. Scalia was born September 9, 1935, in Beaumont, TX to Mary (Danna) Scalia and Frank Rosario Scalia. Moved to Monroe, LA at nine years old, attended St. Matthew Elementary School and graduated from Neville High school where he played baseball and was an American Legion All-Star first baseman. He also had the lead in the senior play. He attended Northeast Louisiana State University and then entered the Marine Corps during the Korean conflict. He wrote for the Stars and Stripes and after honorable discharge returned to college in Monroe, LA. He married Marilou Anderson in September 1956. They moved to New Orleans beginning a 40-year career with Edison Brothers Stores, Inc. Retired as Executive Vice President of Sales and returned home in 1995. Frank was devoted to his family, his community, his country and his faith. His words of wisdom graced the pages of the Ouachita Citizen for years and will be sorely missed. His Facebook commentary and shares were legendary as were the numerous times he was censored from Facebook for speaking his mind!
Mr. Scalia was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Rosalie Tucker and husband Arnold, Rita Morrison and husband Dick, JC Scalia; and sister-in-law, Jo Ann Scalia.
Survivors include his wife of nearly 66 years, Marilou; brother, Roy Scalia; sister-in-law, Barbara Scalia; sons, Steven Scalia, MD and wife Elizabeth McCormick, MD, David Scalia, ESQ., P. Gregory Scalia, MD and wife Devon Bock, MD; daughter, Jennifer Ellen Scalia; grandchildren, Steven Vincent Scalia, Jr., Nicholas Andrew Scalia, Katherine Elizabeth Scalia, Madalyn Nichole and Sarah Grace Scalia, and Zachary Alexander Scalia; as well as multiple nieces and their spouses and two nephews who were like his children. Their love and attention will never be forgotten, and he was forever grateful for their kindness and consideration. He felt truly blessed by this extended family.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the charity of your choice.