Francesco "Frank" Persichilli

November 25, 1932October 5, 2021

Francesco “Frank” Persichilli, 88, of Manchester, NJ, passed away with family by his side at Rose Garden Nursing Home, Toms River, NJ, on Tuesday October 5, 2021. Born and raised in Trenton, NJ, in the Chambersburg section known as the “Burg”, Frank lived in Levittown, PA, then back to Trenton and Jackson before moving to Leisure Village West in Manchester in 2013. He proudly served in the US Air Force for 4 years during the end of the Korean War. Frank worked at Albert’s Rubber Machinery Co. before he became the owner. When he sold the business Frank then when to work at Universal Process Equipment as Sales Manager and then as Shipping Manager before he retired in 2000. Frank enjoyed building model ships as well as different types of clocks and had a pipe collection. He and Violet traveled extensively, loved cruises, entertained family and friends, Frank truly lived a full life. Frank is survived by his wife of 30 years, Violet, his children; the late Gayle Persichilli, Martin Persichilli and his wife Denise, and Jennifer Persichilli, Violets children; Debbie Shapiro and her late husband Gary, Donna Torres and her partner Bill Wendel, Lilliana Borghesi and her husband Alberto, and Edward Torres, his 9 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. Frank is also survived by his sister Clara Gioe and her husband Ben and his niece Francesca Gioe.

Family and friends are invited to the Memorial Service at the Anderson & Campbell Funeral Home, 3010 Ridgeway Road, Manchester, NJ, 08759, on Saturday October 9, 2021, from 10 am -12 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations in Frank’s memory can be made to the American Cancer Society. Condolences and memories can be offered at


  • Memorial Service

    Saturday, October 9, 2021


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Cathie Schade

October 8, 2021

My Deepest Sympathy for a WONDERFUL MAN. Violet and family please know that I am
Thinking about you and send all my love and 🙏🙏. I
Will always remember what a fantastic boss he was. Very compassionate and understanding. 💙🙏💙🙏

Dennis Bauer

October 7, 2021

The Bauer family offer their prayers and condolences to the family and friends of Frank. May he rest in peace.

We enjoyed many fun filled years with Uncle Frank, Aunt Erla and cousins, Gayle, Martin and Jen at family get togethers, camping, boating and vacations.