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Frank Talent passes away

Johnny Kashmere posted on Facebook:

R.I.P. to my friend Frank Talent the PA State Athletic Commissioner. Frank helped me so much when I was running PWU in Philly, once he even helped me move an event the day of the event to a building in the same neighborhood. He always came through. you can see him on WWE 24/7 On Demand ring announcing the old Spectrum events in the 80s. God Bless you Frank, you are with your wife now in eternal peace

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3 Responses

  1. ashley John says:

    Frank Talent died last night Thursday September 8, 2011 7:55pm. He was a representative for the Pennsylvania State Athletic Commission. Talent was Assistant Athletic Commissioner for 38 years, presiding over boxing, roller derby and wrestling. In 75 years he went from a kid raised in an orphanage to a man who was featured on the radio, made appearances on television, wrote columns for the newspaper
    John F. Givnish Funeral Home
    10975 Academy Road
    Philadelphia, PA 19154
    Monday September 12, 2011 7:00 to 9:00pm
    Tuesday September 13, 2011 8:00 to 9:00am

    Mass services:
    St. Ambrose Church
    C St. and Roosevelt Blvd
    Tuesday September 13, 2011 10:00am

  2. Jaeson says:

    Viewing will be held at

    John F. Givnish Funeral Home
    10975 Academy Road
    Philadelphia, PA 19154
    (215) 281-0100

    Monday 09/12/2011

    Tuesday 09/13/2011

    Church Service will be held at

    St Ambrose Church
    405 East Roosevelt Boulevard
    (Roosevelt Boulevard and C Street)
    Philadelphia, PA 19120
    (215) 329-7900

    Tuesday 09/13/2011

  3. Jim Mulholland says:

    So sorry to hear of the passing of Frank Talent.As kids he used to bring us to the wrestling matches and back stage at the spectrum.He used to referee our street hockey games. Always made time for us, the kids in the neighborhood. R.I.P Frank.

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