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Frank Yusi ’65 Funeral Draws Alumni

Frank Yusi Funeral

Several IUP alumni attended a service for the late Frank Yusi ’65, a Navy captain and decorated Vietnam veteran. Frank died June 5, 2014, and was buried in November in Arlington National Cemetery.

Frank spent 26 years in the US Navy before retiring in 1989. He received three Purple Hearts in Vietnam, a Bronze Star, and the Admiral Stockdale award, among many others. At IUP, Frank was a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity and the football team.

The above photo was taken after the service. From left: Joe Saffron ’63; Rod Ruddock ’65, M’75; Ellen Sylves Ruddock ’66; Joe Bellissimo ’65, M’70; Connie Yusi, Frank’s wife; Barry Lippencott ’67; Andrea Fleischer Peters ’64; Ron Peters ’65; Al Vaccaro ’65, M’66.