Francis “Frankie” Laurita

Birth
Queens, Queens County, New York, USA
Death 5 Oct 2008 (aged 25)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID 38523048 · View Source
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Frankie Laurita was born December 5, 1982, of New York City and formerly of Westport, Connecticut died suddenly on Sunday, October 5, 2008. He was born in Queens, New York. In 1991, his family moved to Westport where he attended Staples High School. He was a 2000 graduate of The Academy at Swift River in Massachusetts. He had a life-long passion for music. He enjoy­ed playing guitar and was a highly decorated soldier in the Kiss Army. A true jet-setter, he could be found anywhere from an East Village concert venue, to a Vegas table or a Hollywood hot spot on any given night. His most enjoyable times were spent creating laughter for his countless friends. He was marketing manager for New York-based Signature Apparel Group, founded by his father, Joseph Laurita, and uncle, Christopher Laurita. He brought joy and laughter to all who knew him and his smile will be forever remembered. He
is survived by his adoring parents, Joseph and Adele Laurita of Westport; a brother, Joey Laurita of Santa Monica, Calif.; and a sister, Michele Laurita of Stamford, Connecticut. He is also survived by his loving maternal grandparents, Frank and Dell Petrone of Westport; uncles Nick Petrone of Connecticut, Jaime Laurita of Illinois, Chris Laurita of New Jersey, Anthony Laurita of New Jersey; and an aunt, Ann Ricks of Pennsylvania. He is also survived by his paternal aunts, Dina Manzo and Caroline Manzo both of Franklin Lakes, New Jersey. He is survived by his paternal cousins-Albert "Albie Manzo, Lauren Manzo, Christopher Manzo, Lexi, Christopher J, step-cousin Ashley, and Nicholas Francis Laurita born in June 2009.
Donations may be directed to: St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.


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  • Created by: Natalia Danesi
  • Added: 19 Jun 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 38523048
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Francis “Frankie” Laurita (5 Dec 1982–5 Oct 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 38523048, citing Oak Lawn Cemetery, Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Natalia Danesi (contributor 46834833) .