Frank Gianquinto, 71, of Niagara Falls, NY, died on Saturday, August 24, 2013 at his residence under the care of Niagara Hospice. Born in Palermo, Sicily, Italy, he was the son of the late Carmelo and Giovanna (Moscato) Gianquinto.
Frank was educated in Italy and came to the United States at the age of twenty. He was a member of the Cement Mason Local 111 and worked as a cement finisher for Scrufari Construction in Niagara Falls, NY for forty-five years. Frank and his wife, Rosa, also owned and operated Frankie G's Restaurant located at 15th Street and Pierce Avenue in Niagara Falls, NY. He was a hard worker and particularly enjoyed being at his restaurant.
Frank is survived by his wife, Rosa Gianquinto; two children, Giovanna Gianquinto of Niagara Falls, NY and Carmelo (Shannon Kanouff) Gianquinto of Ransomville, NY; three grandchildren, Antonia Renford, Sarina Fields and Kayla Gianquinto; one sister, Sarina (Lilo) Faso of Torino, Italy; his sister-in-law, Anna Gianquinto of Niagara Falls, NY and several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by five brothers, Pino Gianquinto, Nicola Gianquinto, Gerolamo Gianquinto, Tanino Gianquinto and John Gianquinto.
Visitation will be on Thursday from 4-8 PM at the M.J. COLUCCI & SON NIAGARA FUNERAL CHAPEL, 2730 Military Road, Niagara Falls, NY. Family and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Friday, August 30th at 10 AM at Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph at St. Joseph Church, 1413 Pine Avenue, Niagara Falls, NY with Rev. Duane R. Klizek officiating. EVERYONE PLEASE ASSEMBLE AT CHURCH. Interment in St. Joseph Cemetery, Niagara Falls, NY. Memorial donations may be made to Niagara Hospice, Inc., 4675 Sunset Drive, Lockport, NY 14094 or to Roswell Park Alliance Foundation, PO Box 631, Buffalo, NY 14240.
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