Mar. 15, 1913 Minersville Schuylkill County Pennsylvania, USA
Jun. 6, 1991 Northampton County Pennsylvania, USA
Francis P. Boran was the son of James Francis Boran and Florence V. (Murphy) Boran. Born 15 March 1913 in Minersville, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, he was educated in the local schools before graduating in 1935 with a Bachelor's degree from Lebanon Valley College in Annville, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania. During his time at LVC, he was a standout athlete, and was honored by the College in 1987 with an induction into the Lebanon Valley College Athletic Hall of Fame.
Frank was employed as a Cold Forger with Bethlehem Steel in 1941, and as a steel worker in 1945, successfully rising in the company's leadership to become a Safety Supervisor. He retired from Bethlehem Steel in 1978 after 37 years of dedicated service.
Frank Boran married Frances J. Krupa (born 1913), the daughter of Jan and Rozalia Krupa, at St. Stanislaus Kostka Roman Catholic Church in Minersville on 7 March 1943.
They had two children, Jane and Kathleen F. Boran. Frank and Frances resided on Courtwright Street in Hellertown for many years until Frank's death at St. Luke's Hospital on 6 June 1991.
Funeral services were held on Monday, 10 June 1991 at 9:00 a.m. A Mass of Christian Burial was held at St. Theresa's Catholic Church at 9:30 a.m. The Connell Funeral Home of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania was involved in the funeral arrangements.
Frank was buried in Hellertown Union Cemetery in Hellertown, Northampton County, Pennsylvania on 10 June 1991.