Francis Scott Criscuolo

April 1, 1959April 18, 2019

It is with great sadness that the family of Francis Scott Criscuolo, announce his passing on April 18, 2019. He was the second child born to his late parents Francis B. Criscuolo and Fay J. Andrews on April Fool’s Day, 1959 in New Haven Ct. Francis grew up in Killingworth CT and later moved to St. Augustine FL where he graduated technical high school from the culinary program. Francis was always a hard and diligent worker and took great pride using his skills as a cook, welder, commercial fisherman, glazier and in the antique business. Francis was known from an early age to his friends and family as “Franny” or “Scooter”. He excelled in all sports. He was the best quarterback for the Killingworth Elementary Mohawks football team at that time. He was an All Star Little League pitcher. He was a passionate hunter, surfer and fisherman. He was a huge fan of the Yankees and NASCAR racing. Francis touched the hearts of many and will be remembered with love for his hilarious sense of humor, blue eyes and beautiful smile. Francis was the loving father of, Shannon Lee Criscuolo and an adoring grandfather to Kyra and Michael. He will be missed by his sisters, Melinda Peck of Lynnwood, WA, Malayna Bomster (William) of North Stonington, Catherine Bone (Jimmy) and their daughter Bella of Hobe Sound, FL and his brother Peter Criscuolo of Westbrook. He also leaves aunts, uncles and cousins. Calling hours will be held on Monday, April 29 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm at Swan Funeral Home, located at 80 East Main St., Clinton.


  • Calling Hours Monday, April 29, 2019


Francis Scott Criscuolo

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Robin and Rusty Schildge

April 29, 2019

It is with great sadness we see our childhood friend Scooter leave us. Rusty and Scoot have been friends since they were 6 yrs old. Rusty as everyone is beyond words and sadness to see and feel our dear friend go. But thank our Father above Rusty, Donna P., June V., Nancy C and hubby, LeighAnn and myself were blessed with having a wonderful evening with Scoot a week before he passed, having a fantastic dinner, good music, reserved table at Junes Outback. And I hadn't seen my Scooter in over a year or so. Thank you Lord for letting us spend the time we did with him. God Bless ya Scooter you will be missed but never ever, ever forgotten my friend, with deep love, the Schildge's family and many, many, many dear friends more. R.I.P. till we see you again buddy. Say hi to Bob.

Cat Gibbons

April 24, 2019

My heartfelt condolences go out to Scott's entire family. I am so very sorry. I'll miss his contagious laugh and passion for fishing. No more sorrow Scoot.