Johnny Lew Fratto-Farrell
1954 - 2015
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Johnny Lew Fratto-Farrell

Beverly Hills, CA

Johnny Lew Fratto-Farrell passed away November 5th at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles at the age of 61.

Johnny is survived by his wife Jowanka, his children Angela, Alexis, Johnny Jr, Joey and Willie; his grand children Jack and Nick; siblings Tommy, Willie, and Carmie, as well as many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents Carmela and Lou Farrell and brother Frankie Farrell.

Johnny was born on Aug 12 1954 in Des Moines, IA . In 1995 he moved to Beverly Hills. He was a producer and a regular guest on the Howard Stern Show.

In lieu of services a celebration in his honor will be held Sunday, Nov. 29th 1-7pm at the Rollins Mansion, 2801 Fleur Drive in Des Moines for friends and family.




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Published in the Des Moines Register on Nov. 28, 2015.
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January 11, 2019
Still in my thoughts, old friend
Adrianne Curry
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September 7, 2018
My deepest sympathies, condolences and I apologize for not being able to send notifications soon as I heard of your passing as we know this is are things. My prayers are with you , sincerely apologize. Vincenzo Carducci
Vincenzo Carducci
September 3, 2018
You know what to do. You know what to do.
Mike Safarup
April 5, 2018
I am so very sorry to learn of your passing. We practically had the same birthday. You August 12th, me August 13th. Born & raised in Chicago. I have been considering writing a book about the St. Valentines Day Massacre from a different perspective & was thinking about contacting you. That is when I learned you had passed away. I'm still going forward with the book & will hope to make contact with your family. Rest well & know you are not forgotten Johnny.
Denise Vanaria
May 21, 2017
We miss you Johnny, still can't believe you're gone. God Bless and salute
Roy C
October 25, 2016
I just learned of this while trying to look Johnny up after years of no contact. I am deeply saddened. My consonances to the family.
Bobby Butler SGT US Army (ret)
Bobby Butler
January 14, 2016
Still can't believe you're gone. There is a special place in my heart for you always.
Kathy Salisbury
December 29, 2015
"Johnny you know what to do! You know what to do!" We miss you!
Stern Nation
December 26, 2015
rip johnny panda hugs salute !
danny gotti
December 22, 2015
Blessings to your family at this time of loss.
Graciela Blackstone
December 22, 2015
Business Humanitarian always helping others strive for their best ! That was Johnny Fratto to us .
Johnny had a remarkable ability to be liked and to be real in business savvy. I recently met him and instantly bonded while learning how to expand my business. He became a new partner, and has left a extremely wonderful example to my team about Business Humanitarianism. We at the Amphitheater for Humanity in Annapolis Maryland miss you Johnny.
Graciela Blackstone
December 21, 2015
Joe Buban
December 6, 2015
Dear Jowanka, Joey and Willie, we're very sorry about Johnny. He was fun and never stopped to make every one laugh. I can still hear him laughing whenever I think of him and can only imagine how hard and sad this must be for you all. You're always in our thoughts and prayers. If we can help ease your pain in any way however big or small, please remember we're only a text away. Our prayer is for God to fill your hearts with his perfect peace and comfort. Much love and blessings to you. Xx
Peter and Tina Allton
December 1, 2015
At times like these God can give you power beyond what is normal to help you to endure. (2Cor.4:7)
November 29, 2015
Sorry for your loss Willie and you and the family will be in our thoughts and prayers
alberta kibbie and family
November 29, 2015
Sorry to the family for your lost, you know Johnny lived his life like the song (My Way). Prayers are with you. RIP
Mike Scione
November 29, 2015
Johnny rest in peace.
Marty Scarpino
November 28, 2015
Willie and Jenny, such saddening news. I am so sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you all, Mark "Max" and Cheryl McIlhon.
Mark and Cheryl McIlhon
November 28, 2015
Willie, Sorry to see your Dads passing. Prayers are with you.
John Heger
November 28, 2015
Tommy, Carmie, Willie and families, I was sad to learn of Johnny :ew's passing. Thoughts and prayers are coming your way, also with lots of hugs and some laughter from the memories in Des Moines.
RIP Johnny Lew
Kathy Flanagan Garton
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