LeRoy ~ Francesco A. "Frank" Antinoro, age 91, of Lake Street, went to be with the Lord on Thursday (August 18, 2016) surrounded by his loving family, at United Memorial Medical Center.
He was born June 24, 1925 in Cianciana, Sicily, a son of the late Antonino and Maria Assunta Condissa Antinoro.
Before coming to America in 1960 with his family, he served in the Italian military. As a youth, he developed a passion for gardening, he brought that passion to America. He loved spending time with his family and friends. He always spoke of his homeland of Sicily, which was forever instilled in his heart.
He is survived by his loving wife of 69 years, Filippa Costa Antinoro; children, Maria Sue (Sam) DeFazio, Elisabetta "Lee" Antinoro-O'Gee (Mark) of LeRoy and Antonino Antinoro of Fairport; grandchildren, Rob (Emily) DeFazio, Annemarie (Sean) Mulkeen, Sam (Brighan) DeFazio, Lisa (Curtis) Hampton, Frank Antinoro, Carly (Josh) Antinoro, Dan O'Gee, Mark (Mayumi) O'Gee and Kristin O'Gee; 11 Great-Grandchildren; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Frank & Rose Ciliberto, Roxy & Josephine Ferrara, Paul Costa, Joe & Kathy Costa, Bruno & Lee DeFazio, along with many nieces, nephews and cousins.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his mother and father-in-law, Frank and Elisabetta Costa and his granddaughter, Amanda Antinoro.
Family and friends may call on Monday, August 22 from 4 ~ 8 PM at the Falcone Family Funeral & Cremation Service Inc., 8700 Lake Rd. (Rt. 19). His Rite of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday at 11:00 AM at Our Lady of Mercy Parish, St. Peter's Church, 44 Lake Street, LeRoy. Interment will follow in St. Francis Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the LeRoy Ambulance Service, the donor's choice or as mass intentions.
Your memories and condolences may be share with Mr. Antinoro's family at www.falconefuneralhome.com.