Root, Frank D. (September 11, 2015). Of Philadelphia. Beloved husband of Ruth S. Joray (nee Silverman). Loving father to Christina Vasquez, Sabrina Root, and Christopher Root. Stepfather to Mia Sfakianakis. He will also be missed by his 6 grandchildren. Frank was a Passionate Artist and Musician. A Celebration of Franks Life will be held Saturday Oct. 3rd 2-7pm at 135 W. Durham St. Philadelphia, PA 19119. Contributions in Frank’s name may be made to Milestone Academy 700 Cedar Rd., Jenkintown, PA 19046.