In remembrance of
Frank P. BonielloScranton, PA May 17, 1921 ~ July 8, 2011 Date of Service: July 12, 2011
Frank P. Boniello, 90, a resident of the Gino Merli Center, and formerly of Dunmore, died Friday evening in the Regional Hospital of Scranton, shortly after being admitted. He and his wife, the former Angeline M. Gallucci had celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on June 1st.
Born in Scranton, Frank was the son of the late Joseph and Frances Genello Boniello. He was a member of SS. Anthony and Rocco Parish in Dunmore. Frank was a WWII U.S. Army veteran having served with the 309th Infantry Regiment 78th Division and having earned the Good Conduct Medal, the Distinguished Unit Badge, the American Theatre Service Medal, the American Pacific Theatre Service Medal and the Victory Medal.
Frank was a graduate of Dunmore High School Class of 1939 and had also attended the University of Scranton. Prior to retirement he was employed by the Erie-Lackawanna/ Conrail Railroad.
He had a true love and passion for the sport of horse racing and also enjoyed New York Yankee Baseball. His family would like to thank the doctors, nurses, and staff at the Gino Merli Center for the exceptional loving care shown to Frank during his stay there.
Also surviving are three sons, Joseph, Roaring Brook Twp., Frank and his wife Rosemary, Scranton, and David and his fiancée Michele O’Connor, Dunmore, a daughter, Ann Boniello, Dunmore, a sister, Philomena Papa, Dunmore, six grandchildren, Bonita Boniello, Zurich, Switzerland, Monica Reilly, Luton Beds, England, Stephanie, Zachary, and Luke Boniello, Scranton, and Nikolaos Boniello, Jessup, and a great granddaughter, Felicity Angeline Reilly, Luton Beds, England, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by two sisters, Rachel Finelli and Mary Boniello.
The funeral will be Tuesday from the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home, Inc. 318 E. Drinker Street in Dunmore with mass at 9:30am in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Smith Street in Dunmore. Interment will follow in the St. Michael’s Cemetery in Dunmore.
Friends may call Monday from 5-8pm.
In leiu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Gino Merli Activity Fund 401 Penn Avenue Scranton, PA 18503.