Frank Scarpino Obituary
In Loving Memory of

Frank Scarpino

1951 - 2023

Obituary of Frank Scarpino

A beloved husband, father, grandfather, and friend, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 20, 2023 at the age of 71. He was a devoted family man who adored his wife, Michelle, and his children, Stephanie (Barry) and Mathew. Frank was also a proud grandfather to Sarah and Natalie, who affectionately called him Papa. He is survived by his siblings, Maria (Cosmo) Tassone and John (Nikki), as well as many nieces, nephews, and extended family members. Frank will be deeply missed by all who knew him.

Frank was born in Scigliano, Italy, in 1951, and moved to Canada with his family when he was just three years old. Frank graduated from Brock University with a degree in teaching, and went on to teach in Toronto for many years with the Toronto Catholic District School Board. He was a dedicated educator who made a positive impact on countless students' lives. In addition to his work as a teacher, Frank was an active member of his community. He coached hockey, baseball, and basketball and served as the president of the Gymastics Club. He also volunteered at the snack bar at Rotary Park, where he made many friends and was known for his infectious smile and positive attitude. Frank also had a passion for horse racing and loved nothing more than watching and betting on the races.

He was a kind, caring, and generous man who will be deeply missed by all who knew him. His legacy will live on through the countless lives he touched throughout his life.

In accordance with his wishes, cremation has taken place and a private family Celebration of Life will take place. Arrangements are entrusted to Essentials Cremation and Burial Services. Donations in Frank's memory may be made to Parkinson Canada.

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Aurora Di Pasquale
2 months ago

Sincere condolences from Peter and myself. I know Frank will be missed by all his friends and family. Always remember him as a happy caring man. Our hearts are with you.

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Bruna & Vic Di Pasquale
2 months ago

Dear Michelle, Stehanie, Matt and his loving grandchildren as well as his sister Maria and his brother John, we were all heartbroken and saddened when we heard of his passing, now he can rest at peace and not suffer anymore, I will always remember the family gatherings when we were going up, his memories will always be remembered. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and all the families. Since condolences Love Bruna and Vic Di Pasquale Lots of hugs

Angela Leitch
2 months ago

My sincere sympathies to you and your family Stephanie. Your father’s legacy lives on in you, your beautiful children, and family. May he rest in peace, and you find comfort in your memories of him.
❤️ Angela

Your sister Maria and Cosimo
2 months ago

My little brother Frank is now at peace and is suffering no more. I will keep in my heart which is filled with so filled with so many memories. You are now reunited with our parents up in paradise. Your life was filled with people who loved you, your kids Matthew and Stephane and your loving and strong wife Michelle who took such amazing care of you right to the end. Thank you Michelle. Till we meet again.

Ed Denicola
2 months ago

Sorry Michelle and family for your loss. Kathy and I will keep you in our prayers, that God would comfort you and strengthen you during this difficult time. “My flesh and my heart faileth: but God is the strength of my heart, and my portion for ever.” – Psalm 73:26 – Love and prayers Eddie and Kathy Denicola

The Clarks
2 months ago

Aunt Michelle, Matthew, Stephanie, Barry, Sarah and Natalie,
Wrapping my arms around you all with great love and comfort. Uncle Frank was such a kind, soft spoken man who had an awesome smile and laugh. I am so lucky to have many memories with the other Scarpino family as I would spend weeks at their house in the summer. I’m so thankful to have had a few visits over the years to catch up and laugh. Rest in sweet peace now Uncle Frank. Love you so much!
Love, Joanna, Jason, Shea and Linden xoxo

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Teresa and Lou Di Pasquale
2 months ago

Our sincere condolences to Michelle, Matt and Stephanie and family. My condolences also to cousins Mary and John. It is with great sadness to hear about Frank’s passing. He was a very special and kind hearted man. We know that Frank lived with several health problems from a very young man, but he has left this world too soon. He will always be remembered.
May he rest in peace! Love Teresa and Lou Di Pasquale. 🙏❤️❤️

Brian, Rosie, Matthew and Adam
2 months ago

I have so many memories of Frank, from all my visits to Toronto. It was a privilege to come visit you and Frank in Welland with Brian and then again with Matthew and Adam. I still remember being stuck on that Via Rail train at the station while Frank was outside the window, and Stephanie was in labour that day. We had so much fun with Paris that amazing dog, and then with Frank the tour guide who took us all over the Niagara area. Such precious times. Michelle your devotion to Frank is an example to us all of what love and devotion in marriage is truly about. God bless you for your faithfulness. Love to you Michelle, Matthew, Stephanie & Barry and those precious grand-girls. You are in our prayers🙏

“And now these three things remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love.” 1 Corinthians 13:13

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Giulio Scarpino
2 months ago

My Condolences
Gone but not forgotten cugino may you rest in peace and we will meet again Frank.
No more pain or suffering just tranquility, peace and happiness.

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Julie and Ernie Drago
2 months ago

Our deepest condolences. It was sad hearing of Franks passing. He will always be in our memories. I can remember being in his bridal party when he and Michelle got married. Our prayers to you Michelle and the kids.
Rest in peace Cousin Frank

Franca Russo
2 months ago

Our sincerest condolences to Michelle, Matt and Stephanie. Cousin Frank will always be in our hearts. On our many trips to Toronto, we often stopped at Zio Peppe and Zia Ines’ house. He would often be there and always made us laugh and his beautiful smile would warm our hearts.
May you rest in peace and may God welcome you with open arms. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.
Franca and Joe Russo

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Robert, Tina,Michael, Julian and Melissa.
2 months ago

Uncle Frank was our cool uncle. He golfed, drove a mustang and introduced us to all of the legendary rock bands! He was very generous and often gave us small change to buy candy and would let us keep the change when we would go buy something for him. We basically grew up with him as he lived next door with our grandparents. We saw Uncle Frank’s proud moments and we also saw him struggle with his health issues. He always had a smile and was very soft spoken. Unfortunately life made it hard for us to see each other as often as we did. I last saw him with Aunt Michelle in Niagara on the lake at one of our cousin’s get aways. We had a chance to speak for some time. That’s how I will always remember you…..smiling laughing and watching football. Rest in peace Uncle Frank.

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