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Frank Joseph Davocato

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Frank Joseph Davocato
Frank J. Davocato, 73, of Yuba City, CA passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 30, 2016 at home with his loving family by his side.

Frank graduated from South Philadelphia High School in 1961 and enlisted in the USAF shortly after graduation. He served his country proudly and earned the rank of Chief Master Sergeant. Frank retired from the USAF in 1988 and soon after worked as a civilian at Beale AFB with the T-38 program until final retirement in 2008.

Frank was a veteran of the Vietnam War. He loved hunting (with his dog Jake), fishing and skeet shooting, and competed all over Europe in Skeet shooting competitions, receiving many top awards. While serving overseas, Frank coached many little league teams and worked with local orphanages in Europe.

In 1963, Frank married the love of his life, Carol A.M. Upton. They were married for 49 years before her death in August 2012.

Frank is survived by his two daughters, Sharon (Tom) Agapiades and Sarah (Dennis) Carvalho; two grandchildren who he cherished with all his heart, Amber Agapiades and Alexander Agapiades; three great-grandchildren Jacob Carr, Kaiden Snow, and Jace Snow; and by his sister Janice Davocato. Frank was preceded in death by his parents, Guido Davocato and Sylvia Davocato (Rosati) and by his ever loving wife, Carol Davocato and brother Joseph Davocato.

Frank was a member of the Knights of Columbus, local 1204 Moose Lodge and VFW Post #948.

Visitation will start at 5:00 pm followed by recitation of the rosary at 6:00 pm, Thursday, February 4, 2016 at Ullrey Memorial Chapel. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 am Friday, February 5, 2016 at St. Isidore's Catholic Church with Fr. Arlon Vergara officiating. Burial will follow at Sierra View Memorial Park. Military Honors, Beale AFB Honor Guard.

Arrangements are under the direction of Ullrey Memorial Chapel.

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Published in Appeal Democrat from Feb. 3 to Feb. 4, 2016
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