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Francesco "Frank" LaCorte
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Birth: Mar. 19, 1895
Provincia di Palermo
Sicilia, Italy
Death: Dec. 5, 1945
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA

The maternal Great-Grandfather of my children.

Francesco was the son of Antonio and Rosina (D'Arpa) LaCorte, he was born in Monreale, Sicily. Older brother of Michael LaCorte (b. Nov. 1896).

Immigrated to the USA at young age of 16 on the ship "Italia" which arrived at Ellis Island, NY on 28 Oct. 1911. His brother Michael arrived in New York in 1914 followed by his parents in 1919.

His father Antonio died in Oct 1921.

Frank married Rosaria Colombo (b. 1899) on 23 Apr. 1922 at Sacred Heart Church (Catholic) in Brooklyn, NY. They lived in Brooklyn and had five children between 1923 and 1931.

Occupation: Fruit Packer

Francesco LaCorte died at age 50 of a celebral brain hemorrhage (brain tumor) in Dec. 1945. He lived long enough to give his daughter, Antoinette, age 21, away in marriage to Benjamin Danetra in Oct. 1945.

He was survived by his wife and his five children. Also survived by his brother Michael (he died in 1950) and his mother Rosa (she died in 1957).

NOTE: His first grandchild, August Danetra, was born Dec. 1946.
Family links: 
  Antonio LaCorte (1861 - 1921)
  Rosina D'Arpa LaCorte (1873 - 1957)
  Rosaria Christina Colombo LaCorte (1899 - 1986)*
  Rose LaCorte Ambrosino (1923 - 1988)*
  Antoinette M LaCorte Danetra (1924 - 2008)*
  Dorothea LaCorte Barca (1925 - 2009)*
  Anthony Joseph LaCorte (1928 - 1993)*
  Joseph Michael LaCorte (1931 - 2007)*
*Calculated relationship
Saint John Cemetery
Middle Village
Queens County
New York, USA
Plot: Section: 13 | Row: Z | Plot: --- | Grave: 326
Created by: Ronald G. Gadzalinski
Record added: Jun 20, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6528241
Francesco Frank LaCorte
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Francesco Frank LaCorte
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With recently getting a photo of your headstone, Francesco, I learned you were actually born in 1895 not 1894. So tomorrow marks the 120th anniversary of your birth.
- Ronald G. Gadzalinski
 Added: Mar. 18, 2015
Yesterday marked the 69th anniversary of your death dear Francesco.
- Ronald G. Gadzalinski
 Added: Dec. 6, 2014
Honoring your life today on this 120th anniversary of your birth
- Ronald G. Gadzalinski
 Added: Mar. 19, 2014
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