Frank Giancaspro, a Wappingers Falls Resident, Dies at 87
WAPPINGERS FALLS - Frank Giancaspro was called to be with our Heavenly Father on October 16, 2017 following a brief illness. He was born in Bari, Italy to the late Vincenzo and Giuseppina Giancaspro. Frank immigrated to Brooklyn, New York in 1956 where he met his devoted wife, Josephine, who survives at home. They shared a loving life together and celebrated their 59th wedding anniversary this past year. In 1996, they settled in Wappingers Falls to enjoy their retirement together.
He was a proud father and grandfather who instilled the love of family, humility, respect for others, and hard work in all of them. Frank leaves behind his children, Josephine, Vincent and his wife Liz, Maria and her husband Ric, and Joseph and his wife Christine. He will be forever loved and cherished by his eight grandchildren, Carla, Joanna, Marina, Francesco, Marcus, Joseph, Nicole, and Frank. He also was the beloved brother of Dora Campi, Nicoletta Squeo, Antonia Buonarota, and Nunzia Giancaspro. Frank was predeceased by his sister, Lolita Giancaspro. He is also survived by several loving nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Frank will always be remembered for his wisdom, sense of humor, Italian adages, passion for life and, most of all, his dedication to family. He was known for his attention to detail seen through his work as a master carpenter and craftsman in the commercial construction industry. He was an avid gardener and cook, and enjoyed sharing all of his creations with family and friends.
Calling hours will be held on Thursday from 2-9 pm at the McHoul Funeral Home, Inc., 895 Route 82, Hopewell Junction. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Friday at 10:30 am at St. Columba Church, 835 Route 82, Hopewell Junction followed by entombment at Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery. Please visit Frank’s Book of Memories at www.mchoulfuneralhome.com.