Francesco Frank Scarsella, 70, of Needham, April 30, 2014. Beloved Husband of the late Josephine Pina. Devoted father of Elisa and husband Edd of Needham, Anthony and wife Joy of Dedham, Dino and wife Stacy of Waltham, cherished grandfather of Enzo and dear brother of Marcello Scarsella of Needham. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Frank was a retired Boston Public School teacher and soccer enthusiast. Franks lifelong love and passion for soccer is evident by his numerous accolades and awards including being named an All-American Star Goalkeeper while attending Arizona State University, being inducted into the Massachusetts State Soccer Hall of Fame, the Massachusetts State Soccer Coaches Hall of Fame and the New England Soccer Hall of Fame. His legacy will live on forever both on and off the field. Visiting hours in the Andrew J. Magni & Son Funeral Home, 365 Watertown St., Newton, Sunday, May 4th from 3-7pm and again on Monday morning at 9am, before proceeding to St. Bartholomew Church, 1180 Greendale Ave, Needham for a 10am funeral mass. Burial to follow in Newton Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Francesco A. Scarsella Memorial Fund C/O The Village Bank, 56 Winchester St, Newton, MA 02461.
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Andrew J. Magni & Son Funeral Home
365 Watertown Street Newton, MA 02458
Published in The Needham Times from May 3 to May 10, 2014