Frank Lujan Jr., 81, a proud Phoenix native, passed away peacefully with family on March 9, 2021. Frank Jr. was loved by many. He graduated from Phoenix Union High School, Class of 1958 and Phoenix Community College, Class of 1970. He also served in the Arizona Air National Guard assigned to the 161st Air Refueling Group, active in the Gulf War, and retired from AT&T as a Machinist Welder and was a member of the Centaurs Car Club. He is survived by his son Frank IV, daughters Sarah, Jenifer, and Katherine, 7 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren, and companion Lupe Duran.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, March 17, 2021 at Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home, 4800 E Indian School Rd. in Phoenix from 4:00 – 7:00p.m. Rosary prayers will start at 5:00p.m., soon after family sharing. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursday, March 18, 2021 at Immaculate Heart Catholic Church, 909 E Washington Street, at 10:00a.m. Interment to follow at St. Francis Catholic Cemetery.
Please accept sincere condolences from myself and Elizabeth Schwartz. I served with Frank for many years in Fabrication at the 161st ANG. R.I.P. Copperhead. God will prepare a place for you in Heaven.
Raymond M. Moreno
I send my Love and Peace to my Nino Frank’s Family and Friends. I will alway’s remember you Nino as a tall Handsome Man. A true Gentleman, Suave..I trully enjoyed spending the holidays, parties, and vacations with you. The cool intelligent conversations and stories of your times with my Parents…I will miss seeing you at the car show swap meets and your Cool Actor looks…God Bless you Nino, Until we meet again..Love, your Godson…Raymond Moreno