Photo courtesy of Mauger Givnish Funeral Home - Malvern

Frank Richard Gianforte

Jan 19, 1937 - May 3, 2015 (Age 78)

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My deepest sympathy to the Gianforte family. May your memories sustain you during this difficult time.

Kathleen Eckler
(Birdsall & Laughlin)

Frank, Betty and the Gianforte family, you are in our thoughts and prayers. Frank was indeed a blessing and an inspiration to all who got to know him.
Love from Sue Ellen and Bob

My deepest sympathies to the Gianforte Family. from Rosa Salvador (TRWRA) and Family.

Deepest sympathy to the family. Frank was a wonderful man and we will miss him. Helen and Fred Stark

We have such fond memories of Frank and Dale - they were so cute together. We miss Dale and now Frank too - so sad to have lost both of them. We're thinking of Betty and the entire family at this sad time. What a loss.

Doug and Jan,

We are sorry for your loss. I always enjoyed visiting with Frank at the golf outing and cigar events.

God Bless, Tony Buchanan and Teri Kelly

Dear Betty,
I am so sorry to hear about Frank's passing. I know he brought you much happiness in your life. I am so sorry for your loss.



Such fond memories of both Dale and Frank. Condolences to the family. Connie Blasie (Radnor HS math)

Our deepest sympathy and best wishes are offered to the Gianforte family. Colin (Radnor Math) and Ann Connor


Frank's Obituaries

Frank Richard Gianforte, age 78 of West Chester, PA died on Sunday, May 3, 2015 at Paoli Hospital. Beloved husband of Betty Nunnari Gianforte and the late Dale Douglass Gianforte. Frank was born on January 19, 1937 in Newark, NJ to the late Dominick and Helen Pennella Gianforte. He received a Mechanical Engineering Degree from Stevens Institute of Technology of Hoboken, NJ and his Masters Degree in Aerospace Engineering from San Diego State University. Frank worked for General Dynamics from 1958-1963 and then General Electric in the Aerospace Division from 1963-1983. After retiring from General Electric, he owned and managed rental properties on Long Beach Island, NJ, including a Beach Haven Bed and Breakfast and built oceanfront houses in Ship Bottom, NJ. He built a home in Beach Haven, NJ where he lived full-time prior to moving to Hershey's Mill in West Chester, PA. Frank enjoyed playing golf, and was a juried artisan and exhibited his Gourd Art at many shows. He also spent a number of years volunteering for Good Works, Habitat for Humanity and as a mentor at Chester County SCORE. He was a long time member and Elder of Paoli Presbyterian Church where served on the "Tool Belt Ministry" and was Chair of the Property Committee. SURVIVORS:Dear father of Greg Gianforte (Susan), Douglass Gianforte (Jan), and Michael Gianforte (Karen). Loving brother of Elle Gianforte (Joseph Reisdorf). Devoted grandfather of 9. SERVICES:Relatives and friends are invited to attend Frank's life celebration service on Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 1pm at Paoli Presbyterian Church 225 South Valley Road Paoli, PA. Interment will be private.MEMORIALS:In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to The ALS Association Greater Philadelphia Chapter 321 Norristown Road, Suite 260 Ambler, PA

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