St. Charles Herald-Guide

Frank Joseph Pizzolato Sr.

From staff and wire reports - June 27, 2013

Frank Joseph Pizzolato Sr., 86, after enjoying a full and rich life with family and friends, entered eternal life on April 18. Loving and devoted husband and father, married to Marion Madere Pizzolato for the past 62 years.

Father of Joey (Margie), Karen, Mary Ann Morgan (Mike), David (Maureen), Elizabeth and Michael (Baz). Grandfather of David Jr. (Sheree), Laney and Taylor Pizzolato. Great-grandfather of Preston David Pizzolato.

He was the son of the late Jack Pizzolato and Felicie Vitrano Pizzolato. He is survived by one brother, Thomas Pizzolato Sr. and was preceded in death by sisters Josephine Bourgeios and Carrie Keller and brothers Jack and John Pizzolato. He was a lifetime resident of Hahnville.

Frank was a retired U.S. Navy Veteran. He was an owner of Madere’s Garage for over forty years and in his recent years had worked with his grandson David with Cuttin Close Lawn Care. He is a past member of the St. Charles Parish School Board, St. Charles Parish Police Jury, Knights of Columbus, American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars. He and his wife reigned as king and queen of Krewe of Lul in 2005. The family would like to express their profound gratitude to Hospice Compassus and especially Lani Fonseca for their excellent care and compassionate support. They would also like express gratitude and appreciation to his nephew, Pete Keller for his support and love.

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Frank Joseph Pizzolato Sr.