OBITUARY

Frank Eugene Anselmo

August 11, 1941March 29, 2021
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Frank Eugene Anselmo passed away on Monday, March 29, 2021, at his home in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Frank was born on August 11, 1941, in New Orleans, Louisiana, the son of Anthony Anselmo and Anna Graffia Anselmo. He graduated from Holy Cross High School and Delgado Community College in New Orleans, and he worked as a draftsman for thirty-two years for Monterey Pipeline, Standard Oil, and Exxon Corporation. Frank was the loving and devoted husband of fifty-eight years of Siseta Fontana Anselmo; the dedicated father of Frank, Vicki, Keith, and Kevin; the doting grandfather of Devin, Zach, Rachel, Danielle, and Sarah; and the father-in-law of Annemarie. He was the brother of Diana Anselmo Persica and the brother-in-law of JoAnn Fontana Kimberlin, Frank J. Fontana, Patricia Bryan Fontana, Wayne M. Persica, Bernard J. Slutsky, and Larry W. Kimberlin. He was the beloved son-in-law of Frank V. Fontana and Victoria Kennedy Fontana. He enjoyed playing sports and cycling and running, and he was a dedicated participant in the Crescent City Classic for more than twenty years. He shared his love of team sports with many boys and girls as a coach of football, basketball, cabbage ball, and volleyball at Versailles Park and Rebel Park in Chalmette. He also enjoyed gardening, reading, drawing, playing chess, and working on cars. He loved his dogs: Shaggy, Dino, Phoebe, and Wallie.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Boulevard in New Orleans, Louisiana, on Friday, April 9, beginning at 10:00AM. A Funeral Mass will follow in the chapel of the funeral home at 1:00PM. Interment will follow at Greenwood Cemetery in New Orleans.

To view and sign the guest book, please visit www.lakelawnmetairie.com

Services

  • Visitation

    Friday, April 9, 2021

  • Funeral Mass

    Friday, April 9, 2021

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Margaret lara Bavido

April 8, 2021

Dear siesta and family, so very sorry to see in the death notice section about the passing of your husband, frank.i can't imagine what you all are feeling....58 years married...with sincere deepest sympathy, I will keep ya'll in my thoughts and prayers and ask god to bestow his peace and consolation to you all.i treasure my memories of our holy angel days.luv n hugs my AHA Sister....margaret

Carolyn Randall

April 7, 2021

Sisesta, I still remember so clearly your wedding day. You were so beautiful and Frank was so handsome. Time has flown by but time can't remove the love you shared and will share for eternity. Frank, what an amazing man you are, and though you will be deeply missed, you have achieved the goal we all strive to reach. Love to all the Fontana and Anselmo families. Carolyn

Leo Wille, Jr

April 7, 2021

Such great memories of you, Frank. You will be missed. May God bless you and hold you in His heavenly arms. Leo Wille, Jr

Janet Griffith

April 4, 2021

Dear Susie,

I was very deeply saddened to hear of Frank’s passing on March 29th. I will always remember how kind Frank was to everyone and how inseparable the two of you were. You were the picture-perfect couple.

Try to take some solace in knowing that this world is a better place for Frank having been in it. Please know that your entire family is in my thoughts and prayers.

Much love to you all, Jan Griffith

Sue Wood

April 4, 2021

Dear Susie, I’m keeping you and the family in my prayers as you navigate this new phase in your lives. Be kind to yourself and give yourself alllllll the time you need to grieve. There is no time limit; it’s always one day, one hour or one minute at a time. With lots of love and affection, Sue Wood

Woodrow Bergeron

April 2, 2021

Loved when got together as kids. His father was my Paran and the two of them looked like each other. Rest In Peace

Guy Poché

April 2, 2021

On behalf of the staff at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, please accept our condolences for your loss.

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