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Robert J. Frasco

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Robert J. Frasco Obituary
November 25, 1931 - December 26, 2015 Robert J. Frasco, 84, of Agawam, beloved husband of Elaine (Bombard) Frasco, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, December 26, 2015, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Tacoma, WA on November 25, 1931, he was the son of the late Louis and Mary (Greco) Frasco. Bob had his first taste of fame as a childhood actor, having roles in The Bells of St. Mary's and numerous other films. Bob went on to serve his country in the United States Air Force during the Korean War. A born leader, Bob founded Frasco Investigative Services in August of 1964 in Los Angeles, CA. He served as the first three-term President of the California Association of Licensed Investigators (CALI) and was one of a few to receive the CALI Distinguished Achievement Award. Bob was also a lifelong student of history, religion, and philosophy. His Catholic faith was extremely important to him and was a faithful member of St. John the Evangelist Church in Agawam. In May of 2015 Bob made his Final Promise as a Lay Dominican after studying at the Dominican Monastery of the Mother of God in West Springfield. Besides his wife Elaine of 39 years, he leaves to cherish his memory his son, Ronald Frasco and his companion Wilma Judd of Santa Monica, CA; son Robert L. Frasco of Jacksonville Beach, FL; daughter, Lori Leonard Frasco of Calabasas, CA; granddaughter, Courtney Leonard of Burbank, CA; three brothers, Louis Frasco of West Hills, CA, James Frasco and his wife Susan of Arizona, and Michael Frasco of Colorado; longtime friend, Beverly Stone of Denver, CO; and many nieces and nephews. His family will receive friends on Wednesday, December 30th from 4-7 PM at the Colonial Forastiere Funeral Home, 985 Main St., Agawam. A Liturgy of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, December 31st at 10:00 AM at St. John the Evangelist Church, Agawam. Burial with Military Honors will follow at 11:00 AM at the Massachusetts Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Agawam. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to EWTN (Global Catholic Network) 5817 Old Leeds Road, Irondale, AL, 35210; the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675; or to the Dominican Nuns, 1430 Riverdale Street, West Springfield, MA 01089. For more information or to share a memory of Bob, please visit www.forastiere.com
Published in the Los Angeles Times on Jan. 8, 2016
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