Log in Fall Special

Roy E. Moriconi


Roy E. Moriconi, 86, of Lawrence, KS formerly of Frontenac KS, died on Sunday, June 18, 2023 at Bridge Haven Memory Care in Lawrence.

He was born December 10, 1936 in Frontenac, Kansas, the son of Enrico and Katherine (Vincenti) Moriconi.

Roy was a graduate from Frontenac high school and attended Pittsburg State University where he obtained his Master’s degree in chemistry and physics.

He married Jolene Merando in July of 1956, she survives of the home.

He worked as a teacher for many years at Paola high school.

Survivors include wife, Jolene Moriconi of the home, three children; Lisa Rowe and husband Rick of Lawrence, KS, Craig Moriconi and wife Evelyn of Bentonville, AR, Karen Kay Sanford-Moriconi of Lecompton, KS, sister Lucille Simon of Frontenac, KS, nine grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister, three brothers and infant daughter Mary Ann.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 am, Saturday, June 24, 2023 at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Frontenac with Father Joshua Evans as celebrant. Burial will follow in Mt. Carmel Cemetery.

A Parish rosary will be recited at 6 pm on Friday, June 23, 2023 at the Friskel Funeral Home in Frontenac. Family will receive friends following the rosary until 8 pm. Condolences may be left at www.bathnaylor.com.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association; these may be mailed to the funeral home.

Services are by the Friskel Funeral Home of Frontenac, KS 230 E. McKay Frontenac, KS 66763.