Frank G. DiLeo, 88, of Millbury


Millbury – Frank G. DiLeo, 88, of Millbury, formerly of Shrewsbury, passed away peacefully Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015 with his family by his side.

Frank was born in Shrewsbury, the son of the late Biagio and Lucia (Colangelo) DiLeo. He graduated from Shrewsbury High School and went on to serve his country in the United States Army as military police. He eventually settled in Plymouth, where he resided for over 35 years.

Frank worked for The Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co. for 30 years as a manager and later for Sweet Life as an advertising consultant, before retiring in 1990.

Frank recently celebrated his 64th wedding anniversary Sept. 3 with the love of his life, Priscilla G. (Montecalvo) DiLeo.

In addition to Priscilla, Frank also leaves behind his daughter, Lucille DiLeo-Recore and her husband Robert of Sutton; two sons, Frank B. DiLeo and his wife Cheryl of Sturbridge and Paul J. DiLeo and his wife Ann of Millbury; his brother, Julio DiLeo; and his sister, Lena DiTullio, and was predeceased by his sister, Grace Lopriore. In addition, he leaves eight grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

Frank was an avid golfer and enjoyed spending his winters at his condo community in Vero Beach, Fla. He was a parishioner of St. Bonaventure Church, a member of the Knights of Columbus, and also the Bonnie Seniors in Plymouth.

Frank was a devoted and loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, and he will be missed dearly by everyone who knew him.

A Mass of Christian burial will be held Wednesday, Sept. 30, at 11 a.m., in St. Anne’s Church, 130 Boston Tpke., Shrewsbury. His burial will be held privately. There will be no calling hours prior to the Mass.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Frank’s name to the Parkinson’s Association, 8555 Aero Dr., Suite 308, San Diego, CA 92123-1745 ( The Mercadante Funeral Home & Chapel, 370 Plantation St., Worcester, is honored to assist the family with arrangements.

To share your thoughts and memories of Frank, visit his personal guestbook at

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