Frank W. Fumo, 86, died Thursday, January 3, 2018 at his residence. He was born on October 4, 1932, in Racine to the late Sylvestro and Rosario (nee: Aiello) Fumo.
Frank attended St. Catherine’s High School and graduated in 1950. He married Dorothy E. Strommen on July 23, 1955, at St. John Nepomuk Catholic Church. He worked for Kraft Foods for many years. Very active, Frank was a member of St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, the Italian Brotherhood, and Roma Lodge. His hobbies included golfing and traveling. He often made trips to Door County and Florida, which he enjoyed very much. But most of all, he cherished spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and great grandchild.
Frank will be dearly missed by his loving wife of sixty-three years, Dorothy; children, Terri (Steve) Jenkins, Michael (Nancy) Fumo; grandchildren, Erin (Matthew) Colianni, Liz Jenkins, Christopher Jenkins, Tony Fumo; great grandchild, Aurora Jean; sister-in-law, Evelyn Joslin; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. In addition to his parents, Frank was also preceded in death by his sisters, Jeanette Zeratski and Ida Corradini, and brother, James Fumo.
There will be a Memorial Mass held on Wednesday, January 9, 2019, at 11 a.m. at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, located at 6400 Spring Street. Friends and relatives can meet with the family from 9:30-10:45 a.m. Private interment will be held. Memorials to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital or Shriner’s Hospital for Children have been suggested.
The family extends a special thank you to Dr. Michael Mullane and his staff and to Hospice Alliance for their loving and compassionate care.