Frank J. Concino Jr., formerly of Williamsport, Pa., died Friday, April 27, 2012, at home in Indigo Run, Hilton Head, after a nine-year battle with prostate cancer and a distinguished career in the banking industry.
He is survived by wife, Crystal and daughter, Lauren, at home; daughter, Jennifer, a lawyer in Washington D.C.; his mother, Theresa Concino of York, Pa.; and siblings, Mary Myers, Steve Concino, James Concino and Joe Concino, all of York.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted at St. Francis by the Sea Catholic Church at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 3.
Frank J. Concino Jr.
Concino was born in York on May 13, 1947, the son of Theresa Concino and the late Frank J. Concino Sr.
He earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Notre Dame in 1969 and a master's degree from Xavier University, Cincinnati, in 1970. He served as an officer in the U.S. Army from September 1970 until March 1972, stationed at the Adjutant General School at Fort Benjamin Harrison in Indiana. He then served in the U.S. Army Reserves until January 1983.
Concino began his banking career in Wilmington, Del., and went from there to banks in Lancaster, Pa., and Hanover, Pa. He moved to Williamsport in October 1994 to become chairman, president and CEO of Northern Central Bank, a subsidiary of Keystone Financial, Inc. He became regional president of Keystone Financial Bank in January 1999, and later that year moved to Legacy Bank/Northern State Bank, eventually serving as regional president and CFO.
Concino became president and CEO of the First Community Foundation of Pennsylvania in February 2004, and held that position until he and his family moved to Hilton Head in May 2007. From May 2007 until January 2009 he was branch manager and vice president of the Sea Pines office of SunTrust Bank.
Frank was extremely active as a volunteer in a variety of regional and community organizations, and received numerous awards and recognitions for those efforts.
He was a board member and chairman of the Williamsport/Lycoming Chamber of Commerce, and also a board member and chairman of the chamber's Industrial Properties Corporation. He held various positions with the Pennsylvania Bankers Association and the Pennsylvania Economy League. He was a director on the board of Susquehanna Health System and also served on the board of the Pennsylvania College of Technology Foundation.
Frank also served on the boards of the local Boy Scouts of America, the Lycoming County United Way and the American Lung Association.
After moving to the island, Concino became an enthusiastic member of The Golf Club at Indigo Run. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and the Notre Dame Alumni Association, and was on the boards of Programs for Exceptional People (PEP) and the Hilton Head Humane Association.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Low Country, P.O. Box 3827, Bluffton, SC 29910; Special Olympics Area 8, P.O. Box 4641, Hilton Head, SC 29938; St. Francis by the Sea Catholic Church, 45 Beach City Road, Hilton Head, SC 290926, or Osprey Village, P.O. Box 22854, Hilton Head, SC 29925.
Arrangements by The Island Funeral Home and Crematory. Online at www.theislandfuneralhome.com.