Family and Friends to Remember Frank Forgione

Memorial services have been scheduled for Saturday Oct. 27 at 10:30 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Church in Tuckahoe.

With the "Find Frank Forgione" Facebook page securing over 600 friends—all of whom worked feverishly to locate him—it's no surprise the 60-year-old Eastchester man will be sorely missed.

A memorial service has been scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 27 beginning at 10:30 a.m. at the Immaculate Conception Church located at 53 Winter Hill Rd. in Tuckahoe.

Forgione's body was found by authorities in the Hudson River in Rockland Monday after a five day search. Forgione .

"Eastchester is our home, and all of our neighbors and friends are our extended family," said Karen Gizzo Campanile, a close friend of the family who set up the Facebook page. Gizzo Campanile said she is grateful for the outpouring of community support.

There will be three visitation times for the public scheduled this week at Westchester Funeral Home, located at 190 Main St. in Eastchester:

  • Thursday, Oct. 25 - 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Friday, Oct. 26 - 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Friday, Oct. 26 - 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

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For more information about services, including an obituary, tributes, memories shared and more, visit Westchester Funeral Home's webpage dedicated to Forgione here.

Leave your memories of Frank Forgione in our comment section below.

Josh Semendoff October 24, 2012 at 12:33 PM
The Forgione family had stated that "whenever you were with Frank, you were laughing" and I really thought that was one of the greatest things and greatest qualities a person can be known for. Condolences all around to the Forgione Family and the Eastchester community.
Alicia DiBerardino Barrasso October 24, 2012 at 02:41 PM
My husband and I would like to relay our deepest sympathy to the Forgione Family. We had prayed that his disappearance would have had a different outcome. This was such a tragic ending.Let him rest in peace. May the family find the strength to go on during this difficult period of sorrow.
Sandy Gentile Shallo October 24, 2012 at 05:12 PM
Karen i think those were your words up top and every word beutiful. To the family and friends of Frank Forgione please know that God only takes the best and rest asured knowing that this man who you would always see smiling and was so sweet and kind is a VIP in heaven. May he watch and guard his family from up above. He will be missed.
Joseph Hydell October 24, 2012 at 08:35 PM
The Hydell family would the deepest sympathy to the Forgione Family. I rember him from when I lived in Eastchester he was a very kind and honest person. he'll be missed by many
Pina Macchia October 25, 2012 at 01:07 AM
There are no words that can explain the kind warm hearted loving and caring person that Frank was! I am in such disbelief of what happened! ever since I found out that Frank & Felice where milk brothers I always had a special connection to him and a special love! I will miss him so much! Nancy I love you so much and I will always be here for you! Frank I pray for your peace


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