Frank Alexander Gerola

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  Frank Alexander “Gerola” Gerola, 64, passed Aug. 29, 2020 in Superior, Arizona. 

  Frank was born on Feb. 1, 1956, in Globe, Arizona to his beloved parents, Frank and Bernice Gerola.  Frank was a lifelong resident of Superior and a graduate of Superior High School, class of 1974. 

  He recently retired from the Asarco Mine in Ray.  He was a lifelong miner who also worked for several years for Magma as an underground miner at the “Number 9” mine shaft. 

  Frank enjoyed spending time with his family, watching movies, sports, and having a “cold one” with friends.

  He was a loving father, grandfather, and friend.  Frank cherished his time with his family and friends and will be greatly missed by all those who spent time with him.  He is survived by children, Frank Gerola and Jerry Gerola; brother, Fred Gerola; grandchildren, Jazmine Gerola, Frankie Gerola, Mariah Gerola and Deandre Gerola; great-grandson, Zavier “Zay Zay” Gerola; and several cousins, nephews, and nieces.

  Frank was known for his quick-witted humor, passion for working in the mines, love for his family and friends. Appreciation of the outdoors. 

  Due to COVID-19, Frank’s family will be having a celebration of life ceremony at a later date.

  The family was assisted by Superior Funeral Home. Superior, AZ. Visit the online memorial: www.SuperiorFuneral.com.

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