Francis "Frank" James DiStefano



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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.


  1. Michael Valle on November 14, 2023 at 5:39 pm

    Frank was a good friend and funny kid. We shared a lot of good times at Edison Tech.

  2. nick mastrodonato on November 14, 2023 at 6:31 pm

    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….

  3. Maggie Barilla on November 14, 2023 at 6:54 pm

    Rest in Peace,Will be missed,

  4. Randy Engelmann on November 15, 2023 at 9:10 am

    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

  5. Theresa Adair on November 15, 2023 at 11:29 am

    You were an awesome, caring guy and you’ll be missed by many

  6. ROSEANN LAPORTE on November 15, 2023 at 8:01 pm

    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

  7. Beth Hands on November 16, 2023 at 12:44 pm

    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.

  8. Sue Bovenzi on November 16, 2023 at 12:48 pm

    Frank, I will always remember all the laughs we had. Rest in Peace.

  9. adele piccone on November 17, 2023 at 9:36 am

    you will be missed Frank you were loved by many

  10. Henry Mancuso on November 17, 2023 at 11:40 am

    Henry Mancuso

  11. Henry Mancuso on November 17, 2023 at 6:15 pm

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

  12. lori angelone chaba on November 18, 2023 at 10:59 am

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

  13. Dorothy Brown on November 19, 2023 at 9:55 am

    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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