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Born: Aug 15, 1937
Date of Passing: Nov 03, 2022Send Flowers to the Family Offer Condolences or Memory
August 15, 1937 November 3, 2022
It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Frank with his family by his side, on November 3, 2022. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife Marge of 39 years and his five daughters, Debbie (Bill), Cheryl (Stephen), Laurie (Kathrina), Sharon (Gerald) and Rhonda (Marv) as well as grandchildren, Jessica, Jennifer, Bri-ann, Nathan, Noah and Max and as well as three great-grandchildren.
He was predeceased by his parents, Ninfa and Vincenzo, his brother Salvatore and five sisters Maria, Seena, Angelina, Agnes and Josephine.
Left to mourn his passing, are his cousin Salvatore (Maria) and family, numerous nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews. Also left to mourn his passing are Pat, Bruce and Greg and their families.
Frank was born in Transcona, on August 15, 1937. He attended Transcona Central School, graduating in 1954. Frank was employed with CN Rail, Symington Yards, retiring at the age of 50. Upon retirement Frank opened AAA Park Avenue Driving School, successfully helping numerous students in achieving their driver's licenses. Frank loved watching curling, football and hockey with his favorite team being the Chicago Blackhawks. In his younger years he played baseball for the Elmwood Junior Giants, and in 2008 was inducted into the Manitoba Baseball Hall of Fame. Frank was an accomplished saxophone player and member of the band "The Cavaliers" playing many weddings and social events. Frank loved spending summers at the cabin he built at Lester Beach his paradise. It was a place where he was happiest, entertaining family and friends, perfecting his spaghetti sauce and was famous for his BBQ steak.
The family would like to express gratitude to the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service and the St Boniface
Viewing will be held Thursday November 10, 2022 at Glen Eden Funeral Home, 4477 Main St At 7:00 PM. A funeral service will take place on Sunday November 13, 2022 at 10 AM at Glen Eden Funeral Home. Family and friends may sign a Book of Condolences
Glen Eden Funeral Home
Publish Date: Nov 9, 2022
It is with deep sadness that the family of Frank Urso announces his passing on November 3rd, 2022.
A longer obituary to follow.
Glen Eden Funeral Home
Publish Date: Nov 5, 2022
As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Nov 05, 2022, Nov 09, 2022
Condolences & Memories (7 entries)
Frankie was part of a group of schoolmates, Eileen, Ralph, Emile who were surrogate babysitters, dragging E’s little sister on their escapades… "knock on ginger", tintin runaway (a form of cricket, I think), allies in the snow, smoking ‘real’ grass on the future site of St. Mike’s, hide and seek. Sad…they are all gone. - Posted by: Wilma Hewitson Parasiuk (friend) on: Nov 16, 2022
Dear Marge, sorry to hear of Frank's passing. sincerely Rina Buccini - Posted by: Rina Buccini (friend) on: Nov 14, 2022
So sorry to hear of your dad’s passing. As soon as I saw his name the memory it evoked was “Hi. My name is Cliff. Why don’t you drop in sometime.” Silly joke but we all laughed so hard we were crying! - Posted by: Cindy Schulz (High school friend to Rhonda) on: Nov 13, 2022
Frank was a part of my life as a little girl. He and my father, Laurie Degryse (aka Smokey), played in the Cavaliers together. When my Dad died, Frank was one of the people I called to share our sad news. And, of course he came to pay his respects to my Dad. RIP Frank. - Posted by: Deb Degryse Clark (family friend) on: Nov 13, 2022
From years ago at central school to our annual Christmas dinners with all the great old buddies over the years we will miss you Rest In Peace buddy my condolences to all the family Rudy Moroz - Posted by: Rudy moroz (Friend) on: Nov 10, 2022
Very sad to see this today. A long time friend to all who knew Frank will miss him. Condolences to family and friends from the Blaquieres - Posted by: Roland Blaquiere (Friend) on: Nov 09, 2022
Condolences to the family. Fond memories of the time spent together in Central School and the Transcona area. Remember the good times - Posted by: Don Bruce (School friend) on: Nov 09, 2022
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