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Francesco Capostagno

September 23, 1947 ~ June 16, 2017 (age 69)
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Francesco (Frank) Capostagno, 69, left the physical world peacefully on June 16, 2017, with his family by his side in Orlando, Florida. He resided in Rochester, NY and then in Orlando, FL.

Born in Termini Imerese, Sicily, Italy in 1947 and immigrated to the United States in 1964. He served in the U.S. Army from 1967 to 1969 attaining the rank of Sergeant with service on the South Korean DMZ. Frank went on to become a barber and cosmetologist. Upon receiving his Bachelors in Education, he spent more than 30 years in vocational education, teaching and mentoring thousands of students during his career. Frank was affectionately called “Mr. C” during his career. He was twice appointed by the Governor of Florida to the Board of Professional Regulations.

He is predeceased by his parents Carmela Schifano and Salvatore Capostagno, and his brother Antonio. He is survived by his wife Diane, sister Rosaria (Lanza), brothers Giuseppe and Gerlando, sons Daniel, Michael, Anthony, Eric, Francesco N., and step-son Paul, and grand children Ashley, Antonio, Mercedes, Jeremiah, Evan, and Ana.   The family will be receiving friends Wednesday, June 21, 2017 from 6:00 PM ~ 8:00 PM at Collison Family Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be held Thursday, June 22, 2017 at 10:00 AM also at the funeral home.

 Service Information

June 21, 2017

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Collison Family Funeral Home & Crematory
3806 Howell Branch Rd
Winter Park, FL 32792

Funeral Service
June 22, 2017

10:00 AM
Collison Family Funeral Home & Crematory
3806 Howell Branch Rd
Winter Park, FL 32792

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