Michigan bowling center owner Frank Molinaro Jr. passed away on Feb. 10, Bowlers Journal has learned. He was 83.
Molinaro opened Jonesville (Mich.) Lanes in 1960. Fifteen years later, in that same city, he opened L&J Lanes, which he operated with sons Mark and Matt until his passing. The L stood for Litchfield, and the J stood for Jonesville.
Earlier in his career, Molinaro served as President of Michigan’s trade association for bowling center owners. He also served on committees for the Bowling Proprietors’ Association of America.
You can read a number of posts about Molinaro’s passing on L&J Lanes’ Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/ljlanes