FRANK DEFELICE


FRANK NICOLAS DEFELICE (POP) April 5, 1924 - December 16, 2013 Frank was born in Trenton, NJ. He enlisted in the Army and
served his Country in Italy during WWII (1943-1945). He was part of the 751st Tank Battalion Company D and was awarded the Purple Heart for injuries he sustained at Anzio. Frank married Eloise Dorothy Schmierer- Adams on March 10, 1957. Frank had many occupations which were mostly self employed jobs. Frank and Eloise moved to Vero in 1987, he worked at Publix for the past few years, until just a few weeks before he passed. Frank was predeceased by his wife of 42 years, Eloise, 2 step children, Joseph G. Adams, Jr. and Ruth Elizabeth Barwell, a step sister Mary Larocca and a step brother Rocky Larocca. Frank was survived by a brother Edward DeFelice of Hamilton Township, NJ, 6 step grandchildren Debra Ann Green, Denise Gail Moore, Whitney Nadine Yearly, all of NJ and Janice Elizabeth Adams, Nancy Adams Ball and Joseph G. Adams, III all of Florida; 10 step great grandchildren and 11 step great great grandchildren. We will remember "Grand pop" at Strunk Funeral Home on Monday, December 23, 2013 from 3pm to 5pm with a life celebration to begin at 4:00.


Published in the TC Palm on Dec. 22, 2013