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Francis "Frank" A. Ballantoni

June 26, 1926 ~ July 3, 2021 (age 95)

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Francis (Frank) A. Ballant oni, passed away on July 3, 2021, at the age of 95. He was born on June 26, 1926, in Port Chester, New York. He was married to Marie Caglione Ballantoni, (predeceased). He is survived by his beloved daughter, Francine Ballantoni Dupree (Gilbert). His grandson, Gil Dupree, (Charmaine), his granddaughter, Heather Dupree (Leslie), his 3 great granddaughter, Gabi Cortez, Skyler Dupree and Reina Dupree, his sister-in­ law, Dolores Caglione Andrews (Bob) and many devoted nieces, nephews, great nieces great nephews, great great nieces and nephews... And many close friends.

He enlisted in the US Navy, at the age of 17 and served in WWII, on the USS Guam. He received the Purple Heart for injuries received during WWII.

He moved to Miami, Florida in 1957. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and became a 4th Degree Knight and Grand Knight of the Poinciana Lodge in Coral Gables, Florida.

He moved to Cocoa Beach, in 2001. He was member of the Knights of Columbus, in Rockledge. He became a member of Our Saviour Catholic Church, where he served as an usher for many years.

Visitation will be at Beckman-Williamson Funeral Home, Cocoa Beach, on Sunday, July 25, 2021, from 4 to 6 pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at Our Saviour's Catholic Church, July 26, 2021 at 11am. Burial will follow at Cape Canaveral National Cemetery, Mims, Florida.






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July 25, 2021

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Beckman ~ Williamson Funeral Home
101 N. Brevard Ave
Cocoa Beach, FL 32931

Mass of Christian Burial
July 26, 2021

11:00 AM
Church of Our Saviour, Cocoa Beach

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