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Francis M. "Frankie" DeCrescenzo

August 1, 1937 — August 21, 2022

Stoneham

Francis M. "Frankie" DeCrescenzo

Francis M. “Frankie D” DeCrescenzo of Stoneham passed away on Sunday, August 21, 2022 at Brigham & Women’s Hospital surrounded by his loving family.  He is 85 years of age.

Born on Sunday, August 1, 1937 in Boston, Frank is the loving son of the late Michael DeCrescenzo and Mary (Bossi) DeCrescenzo.  Frank is a warm, gentle and loving son, brother, husband, father, grandfather, uncle and friend who will be deeply missed.

Frank graduated from East Boston High School.  He then graduated from Boston State College (now known as UMASS Boston) with a mechanical engineering degree. For 35 years, Frank worked as a mechanical engineer for Polaroid.

Frank was the beloved husband of the late Annette (Brogna) DeCrescenzo.  He is the devoted father of David DeCrescenzo and his wife Rita and Stephen DeCrescenzo and his wife Kimberlee.  The cherished grandfather of Ava, Mia, Tiana, Domenic and Alana DeCrescenzo, Frank was the dear brother of the late Michael DeCrescenzo.  He is also lovingly survived by many nieces and friends.

A Funeral Mass Celebrating Frank’s Eternal Life will be held on Tuesday, August 30th at 10am in Saint Patrick Church, 71 Central Street Stoneham.  Family and friends are cordially invited to gather and share memories with Frank’s Family prior to the Mass from 8:30 – 9:30am in the Barile Family Funeral Home, 482 Main Street Stoneham.  Parking attendants and elevator are available.  Interment Lindenwood Cemetery, Stoneham.

In lieu of flowers, please consider making donations in Frank’s memory to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, c/o Friends of Dana – Farber, 450 Brookline Avenue, SW 120, Boston, Massachusetts 02155.

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Visitation

Tuesday, August 30, 2022

8:30 - 9:30 am (Eastern time)

Barile Family Funeral Home-Stoneham

482 Main Street, Stoneham, MA 02180

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Celebration of Life

Tuesday, August 30, 2022

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

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Interment

Tuesday, August 30, 2022

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