Niagara Gazette

Obituaries

May 4, 2014

Victor P. Frosolone

NIAGARA FALLS — Victor P. Frosolone, 82, of Niagara Falls, NY, passed away on Saturday, May 3, 2014, at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center. Born and educated in Limosano, Campobasso, Italy, he was the son of the late Giovanni and Concetta (D'Addario) Frosolone.

He came to Niagara Falls, NY in 1947 and during the Korean War served in the United States Army from February 17, 1953, until his honorable discharge on February 16, 1955. He was awarded the Good Conduct Medal and the National Defense Service Medallion. On September 24, 1955, he married Florence I. (Capannolo) Frosolone in Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church in Niagara Falls, NY.  As a longtime member of the Bricklayers Local #2 in Niagara Falls, Vic was involved in many construction projects until his retirement in 1991.   Vic was a member of the Cristoforo Colombo Society and the 3F Club in Lewiston, NY. In his youth he was a dedicated bowler in numerous leagues and enjoyed golf. He was an avid       outdoorsman and he used his interest in hunting, archery and fishing as an opportunity to introduce many of his son's friends to the sport. Vic was also an accomplished artist and woodcarver for which he received many awards. He also enjoyed working in his flower, vegetable and fruit gardens for which he received recognition from the Niagara           Beautification Committee. Vic also enjoyed the company of his dogs.

In addition to his wife of 58 years, he is survived by four children, John V. (Lauren) Frosolone (Ret. NFFD) of Youngstown, NY, Elena (Michael) Ayers of Niagara Falls, NY, Enrico (Dawn) Frosolone (Ret. NFFD) of Grand Island, NY, and Concetta "Tina" (Lawrence) DeLong of Jamestown, NY; 13 grandchildren, Jillian and Jaclyn Frosolone, Victoria, John and Joseph Ayers, Jacob, Adam, Sara, Grace and Alivia Frosolone, Hailey, Luke and Audrey DeLong; a sister, Assunta (late Angelo) Colavecchia of Niagara Falls, NY and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Visitation will be Wednesday 2-4 & 6-8 PM at M.J. COLUCCI & SON NIAGARA FUNERAL CHAPEL, 2730 Military Road, Niagara Falls, NY, where funeral services will begin on Thursday, May 8th at 9:15 AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM at Holy Family of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph Parish at St. Joseph Church, 1413 Pine Avenue, Niagara Falls, NY, with Rev. Stewart Lindsay, OSFS, officiating. Interment with military honors in St. Joseph Cemetery, Niagara Falls, NY. If desired, donations in memory of Victor may be made to the St. Joseph Church Renovation Fund.

Visit www.mjcoluccifuneralchapel.com for online guest register.

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