Frank J. DeJohn

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Frank J. DeJohn

Frank J. DeJohn

Loved husband, father, grandfather, great- grandfather and uncle, Frank J. DeJohn, 86, of Woodward Pressure, Fredonia went to be together with his Lord and Savior Friday, January 12, 2024.

He used to be born in Jamestown, NY on August 17, 1937 the son of the past due Samuel and Mary (Arnone) DeJohn.

A graduate of Fredonia Top Faculty, magnificence of 1955, the place he used to be a member of the wrestling and baseball groups. It used to be now not lengthy after commencement he married his spouse of 66 years, Shirley Ann Gervase, on September 21, 1957.

Frank used to be an avid businessman and circle of relatives guy, ceaselessly web hosting his huge circle of relatives at pool events and on holidays.

Within the Nineteen Nineties he labored as a realtor for Century 21 in Florida.

In conjunction with his spouse they owned many companies all over the village and the encircling space together with 3 Crimson Barn eating places, The Lion’s Gate Front room, Goby Dick’s, the Park Diner, New York, NY Steakhouse, the Fredonia Bicycle Store and naturally DeJohn’s Spaghetti Area (previously referred to as the Park Pub).

A social butterfly, Frank made many lifelong pals and acquaintances; ceaselessly entertaining them with jokes and tales and maximum of all his making a song of Frank Sinatra songs; he’s going to be maximum remembered for his renditions of “My Manner” and “New York, New York.”

When he wasn’t operating his companies he may well be discovered enjoying poker together with his pals or taking part in BINGO together with his spouse; he additionally beloved going to Las Vegas the place he used to be ready to fulfill his idol, Frank Sinatra and used to be ready to take a seat with him for plenty of hours into the night time.

He used to be a sports activities fanatic in his more youthful years particularly when it got here to bowling and used to be a member of a number of leagues. He additionally beloved the Buffalo Expenses and seemed ahead to all of the video games.

As well as he beloved to care for his garden on his using mower and used to be a member of more than a few golf equipment throughout the group.

In 1990 Frank gained the Spirit of Fredonia award in popularity of determination and repair to the village. Frank gave again to his group in more than a few techniques by means of sponsoring bowling groups, organizations and group occasions; he’s going to be deeply ignored by means of all.

But even so his spouse, he’s survived by means of his 4 youngsters, Frank (Loribeth) DeJohn of Largo, FL; Michael DeJohn of Newport Richey, FL; Randy (Samantha) DeJohn of Fredonia and Lisa (Randy) Mancuso of Fredonia, 4 grandchildren, Joey Scandurra; Ashley Nicole (Nate) DeJohn; Johnny Scandurra and Jesse DeJohn, 4 large grandchildren, Landyn Michael; Olivia Mae; Aria Nicole and Eliana Grace, one brother Richard (Donna) DeJohn of FL, two sisters, Angela (Invoice) McDermott of Fl and Sandra (past due Robert) Mackowiak of Fredonia in addition to a number of nieces, nephews and cousins.

Frank used to be predeceased by means of his oldsters in addition to his brother in legislation Robert Mackowiak, sister in legislation Linda (Gervase) Bates.

Friends and family might sign up for in a mass of Christian burial at St. Anthony’s Church Saturday, January 27 at 11 am. Personal inurnment can be on the comfort of the circle of relatives at St. Joseph’s cemetery.

Preparations by means of FANTAUZZI FUNERAL HOME, 82 East Primary Boulevard, Fredonia, NY.