Frank Julio Vicary, age 46, of Erie, passed away unexpectedly at the Millcreek Community Hospital. He was born April 10, 1966 in Angeles City, in the Philippines, son of Panya Mina Vicary and the late James A. Vicary. In addition to his mother,
he is survived by his younger twin brothers Al and Bob Vicary both of Erie,PA,
his fiance Crystal L.Vogt of North East,
his children Frank M. Vicary, Jr., Brittany Chandler, Joey J. Vicary, Morgan N. "Little Miss Pretty Pretty" Vicary, Crystal's son whom he considered like a son, Andrew B. Vogt and a grandson Landon. He is also survived by three nephews and a niece. Frank worked as a roofer for many years. In High School, He was in a break dancing group with his brothers called Ground Control.
Frank had a passion for sports, especially football, and was always an outstanding athlete. He started his football career as a child in the midget league, played football in high school and played flag football as an adult. In his career he earned many awards including the "Heart of the Lion Award" in flag football for many years. Frank wrestled during High School and afterwards. He also boxed for many years with the Lower East Side Fighting Eagles. He was a southpaw going undefeated in his boxing career and retiring as a Pennsylvania Golden Gloves Champion in the Heavy Weight Division in 2001. Continuing his love of football, Frank Coached the Erie Outlaws Semi-professional Football Team to a championship in 2011. He enjoyed playing Texas Hold Em poker and was an avid Buffalo Bills Fan. Frank's greatest joy was watching his sons play football and spending "Daddy time" with his little girl. He also treasured spending time at home with his family, cooking for them and taking them camping and fishing. Friends may call at the G. R. Bailey Funeral Home, 4396 Iroquois Ave., Lawrence Park Tuesday from 2 to 4 p.m., and from 7 p.m. until the time of the funeral service at 8:30 p.m. Memorials may be made to the Erie City Mission.
( Erie Times-News on June 10, 2012)