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Frank I. Franzese was born on April 2, 1932 in Calabria, Italy and died peacefully November 30, 2017. He is survived by wife Clare (Angiuli) Franzese, son Robert, daughter-in-law Mary, granddaughters Cassandra, Alexandra, Mikayla, Alivia, great-granddaughter Ella. Survived by daughter Andrea O’Brien, son-in-law Scott, grandson Michael. Brother of Anna Elliott, brother-in-law Thomas Dean niece Jacqualine (Elliott) Langas, spouse Peter, nephews Thomas Elliott, Gregory Elliott and Anthony Elliott, spouse Stacey (Molidor). Frank was the great uncle to Amelia, Isabel and Peter John Langas. Great Uncle to Catherine, Sarah (Tom), Tyler (Greg), Christopher, Brendan, Kaitlyn Elliott (Tony).
Frank graduated from Lake Forest College. He was discharged honorably after serving 2 years in the U.S. Army. Frank and his family resided in Lake Forest, Illinois since 1966.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, December 6, 2017, 10:00 a.m. until noon at Wenban Funeral Home, 320 Vine Avenue Lake Forest, Il. Funeral Mass will immediately follow the visitation at The Church of Saint Mary, 205 E. Illinois Road, Lake Forest, Il.
In Lieu of flowers, etc., contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 225 N. Michigan Avenue, floor 17, Chicago, IL 60601.