Francis Tornatore

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Hyde Park, NY - Francis (Franny) J. Tornatore Age 55, of Hyde Park, New York passed away unexpectedly on July 13, 2013. He was born on April 29, 1958 in Poughkeepsie. He was the beloved son of Elnora and Ignatius Tornatore.

He served in the United States Navy from 1975 to 1979 and was a member of the Mount Carmel Sportsman Club and The Amercan Legion, post 1466. He has had many successful businesses, as well as working for Dutchess County, Poughkeepsie Public Library System and the Post Office.

Franny is preceded in death by his mother Elnora and survived by Father Ignatius Tornatore of Poughkeepsie, siblings Martin Tornatore of North Carolina, Rossana Kunkel of Long Island, NY, Ramona Tornatore of Georgia and by many Aunts, Uncles, Nieces and Nephews. Franny loved fishing, making pasta, traveling to Italy to see his family, playing cards with his Goombahs.

Franny was a kind soul who has touched so many lives and has also left behind many good friends.

Callling hours will be held Wednesday, July 17th from 4pm-8pm at the Michael Torsone Memorial Funeral Home, Inc., 218 Mill Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601. Wheelchair entrance is located in the rear of the funeral home off Vassar Street. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday, July 18th 9:30 am at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Poughkeepsie, with burial to follow in St. Peter's Cemetery, Poughkeepsie. For directions or online condolences, please visit our web site at


Funeral Home
Michael Torsone Memorial Funeral Home Inc
218 Mill St Narrowsburg, NY 12719
(845) 252-3901
Funeral Home Details
Published in the Poughkeepsie Journal from July 16 to July 18, 2013
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