Obituary of Frank Carucci
Carucci, Frank, 91, of Clifton, passed away on Saturday, December 12, 2020. Mr. Carucci was born and raised in Lyndhurst and has been a resident of Clifton for over 40 years. For most of his life, Frank worked at his family’s business, J. Carucci & Sons of Lyndhurst, which specialized in the manufacture of pearl buttons; he became owner along with his brothers after his father, Joseph A. Carucci, Sr. passed away. Later in life Frank incorporated the traffic-control company MPT Rentals Inc. with his grandson. Frank was a long-time volunteer baseball coach and loyal sponsor of Lyndhurst Little League since its inception, winning the admiration of generations of youth he coached and mentored. Frank also was a proud member of the YMCA in Passaic, where he enjoyed playing handball with his friends.
Frank was predeceased by his beloved wife of 41 years, Anna F. (nee DiPillo) Carucci in 1991, brothers, Patsy, Victor, Willie, Joseph Jr. (Pip), and Thomas, sister Rose Robinson, and daughter in law, Marita Carucci. He is survived by his loving sons, Stephen Carucci and William Carucci and his wife, Connie, by his devoted grandchildren, Stephen (Melissa) Carucci, Mark (Rachael) Carucci, Michael (Marilyn) Carucci, Lauren (Paul) Cassano and Alexa (Ron) Colello and his dear great grandchildren, Isabella, Marco, Luca, Juliana, Valentina, Mark Jr., Gianna, Gemma and Giovanni.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation at Nazare Memorial Home, Inc., 403 Ridge Road, Lyndhurst, NJ on Tuesday, December 15, 2020 from 4 - 8 PM. All will gather at the funeral home on Wednesday at 9 AM then to Sacred Heart Church, Lyndhurst where at 10 AM a funeral mass will be offered. Entombment, Holy Cross Chapel Mausoleum, North Arlington. In lieu of flowers, Frank's family requests donations be made in his memory to Parkinson’s Foundation, 200 SE 1st Street, Suite 800, Miami, FL 33131 or to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. P.O. Box 1000, Dept 142, Memphis TN 38148-0142.
Gathering at the Funeral Home
Three generations of a family that took root in Lyndhurst and have created a legacy to be the people you know with respect, dignity and compassion for all those who pass through our doors. For close to 90 years the Nazare Memorial Home has been a pillar of service to the people of Lyndhurst and its bordering communities.