Francis "Frank" James DiStefano


June 29, 1952 ~ November 11, 2023

Born in: Rochester, New York
Resided in: Greece , NY

Frank James DiStefano

passed away peacefully at his home in Greece, NY on Saturday, November 11, 2023 at age 72.  Frank was born on June 29, 1952 to Salvatores and Josephine DiStefano. He was the second oldest of three children. He graduated from Edison Tech High School.

Frank is survived by his father Salvatore, brother Raymond, and four children, Frankie, Angela, Christopher and Joseph; grand children, Emily, Philip, Dominic, Reagan, and Aria; step grandchildren, Andrea, and Michael; many nieces and nephews.
Frank was preceded in death by his mother, Josephine; younger sister, MaryJo.
In Frank’s later years, he was employed by First Student, where he was well loved and respected by all of his coworkers.
Frank loved his family, his friends, his pets and his horses.  He enjoyed riding his motorcycles, loved his classic cars and a good cigar. He was a devoted member of Punishers L.E.M.C New York. He loved spending time at Nick’s on Ridge Rd.
Friends may call on Saturday, November 18th from 11-4 at Vay-Schleich and Meeson Funeral and Cremation Chapels at 1075 Long Pond Rd.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Humane Society at Lollypop Farm in his memory.


Visitation: November 18, 2023 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Vay-Schleich & Meeson - Greece Chapel
1075 Long Pond Road
Rochester, NY 14626

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The family greatly appreciates donations made to these charities in Francis "Frank" James DiStefano 's name.

Humane Society at Lollypop Farm

99 Victor Road Fairport, NY 14450

Memories Timeline


  1. nick mastrodonato,,,nicks cigars……..when god made you he broke the mold,you were 1 of a kind my friend,my cigar shop wont be the same without you there….

  2. You will be dearly missed my friend. You are my friend and my brother. You will never be forgotten, life will not be the same without you. Ride Free Brother. Love you Frank

  3. You were my cousin and my friend. You always made me laugh with your stories. I will miss you terribly. Your chair may be empty at the Xmas party this year, but I know you will be there in spirit! RIP Frank Love you

  4. Frank, you were so much fun to work with in Dispatch. You had me laughing all the time with your stories and antics. May you Rest In Peace my friend.

    • I’ve known Frank for 60 years. Had countless great times with him. He lived his life on his own terms. Will missss him.

  5. Made us all laugh like crazy at Most Precious Blood School.
    will never forget our good times!
    We will all miss you!

  6. Will remember you as a funny, down to earth, laid back kind of guy…our last conversation, as I punched out on Thursday, Nov.9th, was hysterical and forever memorable…RIP .

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