OBITUARY

Frank Spinato

March 15, 1946November 13, 2020

Frank Spinato of New York, NY passed away on Friday, November 13, 2020, at the age of 74. After several months of declining health, Frank passed peacefully with his wife and children by his side.

Frank was born in New York City on March 15, 1946, to Joseph Spinato and Dorothy Spinato. He was one of four children; his siblings include brother Christopher Spinato, sister Grace Graf and youngest brother Peter Spinato.

Frank served in the United States Army from 1966 to 1972 in the Signal Core. Frank is lovingly remembered by his loving wife of 54 years, Louise L Spinato. They were married in New York City, NY on July 3, 1966. They moved to Cutler Bay, FL in 1973, where they built their printing business with their dear friends, George and Johanna D’Arpa. After Hurricane Andrew, he was asked to join Our Lady of the Holy Rosary School and Church as their facilities manager to rebuild the school. Loving known as Mr. Frank, he made a huge impact on many families and parishioners in the community. He was a devout Catholic, Eucharistic Minister, and friend to his church. His willingness to help others was unwavering, and he demonstrated this by making sure to always lend a helping hand to those in need.

Frank had a passion for fishing and boating. He loved spending time with his best friend George and his son Andrew, exploring and catching fish. He loved tinkering in his garage and enjoyed taking things apart and rebuilding them. Frank loved his grandchildren Ryan (7), Nolan (5) and Natalie (2) fearlessly and time spent with them was always filled with laughter and joy. Frank will be remembered as the cornerstone of his family and will be missed dearly by all who knew him.

Frank is remembered by his son Andrew Spinato, his daughter Adriann Machado, son-in-law Frank Machado, daughter-in-law Kristen Spinato and three grandchildren Ryan, Nolan, and Natalie. Also, by his brothers Christopher and Peter Spinato, his sister Grace Graf, and in-laws Carmela Spinato, and George Graf, Nieces Laurie Graf Bohenek, Lisa Basich, and Jennifer Spinato.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00am on December 5, 2020 at St. Joseph's Historic Old Church. Frank would want you to take caution due to Coronavirus. Please do not feel obligated to attend in person. A Zoom meeting will be set up for those who cannot attend. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in Frank’s memory to the National Kidney Foundation or Mayo Clinic.

Arrangements by Hardage-Giddens Funeral Home of Mandarin, 11801 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville, FL (904) 288-0025.

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Alaysia Domenech

November 24, 2020

From a young age, I attended Holy rosary for over 8 years, and Mr. Frank always had a smile on his face. He really was a sweet person! I’m dearly going to miss you Mr. Frank!

Sara Sinclair

November 22, 2020

Frank was so kind and always smiling. He really enjoyed the little kids and lit up when he saw them at HR school where I met him. He was also a handy man for my mom, boyfriend and many others. He was a gentle, caring soul and always wanting to help others. We will miss him very much! Rest In Peace

Love ❤️
Sara Sinclair

Anne Karmally

November 22, 2020

My condolences to the family. So sorry to hear of the passing of Mr. Frank. We worked at Holy Rosary Catholic School. He was well respected and loved by all, faculty, students, parents and anyone he came across. He was always willing to go over and above in all that he did. He will be truly missed by all.

Nancy Kennedy

November 22, 2020

To Louise and Family,
It is with heartfelt sympathy that I send my condolences. I pray for God’s Blessings for you and your family.

Frank was a great man and will be extremely missed.
Nancy Kennedy✨💕

Pat Kern

November 20, 2020

So very sorry to hear of his passing. He was a very generous man. I met him at Holy Rosary School where my two grandkids attended. He will be remembered always with love and thanksgiving for all that he did for all of us.

Diane Romano

November 20, 2020

We were all so young when we met. Frankie had just gone into the service. I helped Louise paint the bedroom so it would be nice when he came home... and it was! I remember that Frankie and George were always working on a car. They put together a souped up 57 Chevy for Louise and rebuilt the engine in my car — ran beautiful when they finished!! Although we didn’t see each other much in later years, we were all friends for life. I am so glad that Patricia and I spent a few days with Louise and Frankie last February. It was great to meet the kids and grandkids. Frankie was as cheery as he always was. He left us way too soon. My heart breaks for Louise .. they were a team forever!!!

Ana Valdes

November 20, 2020

I'm sorry to here about your loss.
I remember going to Holy Rosary and Frank playing Jesus for years. Now he is home with our Lord. . I will never forget your kind heart to help others. Frank you will be truly missed in our community. 😞

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