Frank Wentworth |

Frank Wentworth

A rosary for Frank Edward Wentworth of Penn Valley will be at 4 p.m. Sunday at Sneider and Sullivan Funeral Chapel, 977 S. El Camino Real in San Mateo. A Mass will be conducted at 9:30 a.m. Monday at St. Gregory’s Church, 2715 28th Ave. in San Mateo. Burial will be at the U.S. National Cemetery in San Bruno.

Mr. Wentworth died Monday, July 5, at home.

He was born in San Francisco to Harry E. Wentworth and Rose Anna Ward. He attended Balboa High School in San Francisco. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He married Afra Giusti, then Joan Matzen and then Sharon Lewis in 1990. He was a self employed contractor/carpenter for over 50 years. He was a member of the B.P.O. Elks in San Mateo for over 30 years and the Nevada City Elks for more than 10 years. He was also a member of the U.S. Handball Association and Senior Softball. He was an athlete his whole life. Before World War II, he was signed by the Chicago Cubs baseball organization. He was also a handball champion, played basketball, and was a senior softball player in the 1980s.

He is survived by his wife, Sharon Wentworth of Penn Valley; sons and daughters-in-law Gerald and Cathie Wentworth of Redwood City, Brian and Laura Wentworth of Foster City, and Bob and Liz Liedtke of Burlingame; son, Ray Liedtke of San Mateo; daughter and son-in-law, Joyce and Jim Williams of Sunnyvale; daughter, Joani Wentworth of Sacramento; brothers Harry Wentworth of San Mateo and Robert Wentworth of Sonoma; and 12 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wives Afra Wentworth and Joan Wentworth; daughter, Janice Macpherson; and granddaughter, Sierra Rose Wentworth.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Foothills, 12399 Nevada City Highway, Grass Valley 95945, or the California Hawaii Elks Project, 5450 E. La Mona Ave., Fresno 93727.

Arrangements are under the direction of Sneider and Sullivan and Hooper and Weaver mortuaries.

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