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Frank P. Sanfratello

By T.J. Woodward

Frank P. Sanfratello  64, of  Horseheads, NY formerly of Batavia died Saturday July 16, 2011 at Elcor Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Horseheads NY. He was born  January 20, 1947 in Batavia, NY to  the late Anthony P. and Theresa (Arena) Sanfratello.  Mr. Sanfratello worked construction in the Batavia and Rochester area prior to his retirement. He was a Vietnam Era Veteran, member of the American Legion Glenn S. Loomis Post #332, Veness Strollo Post #1602 Veterans of Foreign Wars and a member of the former St. Nicholas Social Club. Frank was a member of Resurrection Parish (St. Mary’s Church) and former usher.  He graduated from SUNY Brockport with a Bachelors degree in Criminal Justice. He also belonged to the East Pembroke Sportsman’s Club.  Frank was an avid outdoorsman loving to hunt, fish, and camp.

He is survived by three brothers Anthony A. (Stella) Sanfratello of Colorado, Samuel J. (Audrey) Sanfratello of Painted Post, NY and Daniel Sanfratello of Fairport, NY. Nieces, Nephews and Cousins also survive.

Friends may call on Wednesday July 20, 2011 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM at the Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc., 329-333 West Main Street, Batavia, New York.  Prayers will be recited on Thursday July 21, 2011 at the funeral home at 9:00 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 AM in St. Mary’s R.C. 18 Ellicott St. Batavia.

Burial with military honors will take place in St. Joseph’s Cemetery.  The family suggests memorials be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.  For more information or to sign the online guest registry please go to or call 343-8260.

Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street, Batavia, New York 14020.

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