portrait picture for Leo J. Frank

Wake: His family will receive friends at Collins Funeral Home on Tuesday, July 19, from 4-8. Service: A 10 am Mass of Christian burial at St. Philip Church on Wednesday will be followed by internment at St Mary’s Cemetery on Broad Street. Donations: In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the St. Vincent’s Medical Center Foundation, 2800 Main St, Bridgeport, CT 06606.

Leo J. Frank


April 13, 1955 - July 14, 2011

Leo J. Frank, 56, died Thursday July 14, at The Elizabeth Pfriem SWIM Center for Cancer Care where he received outstanding support.

He was born in Norwalk on April 13, 1955 and graduated from Norwalk High School. He was a Master Mechanic in the automotive industry, owner of Main Street Exxon in Stamford and Rapid Recovery in Norwalk.  He worked at several local dealerships and most recently for Hoyt Livery. He was a licensed pilot, avid hockey player, go-kart enthusiast and safety crewman at Waterford Speedbowl.

Leo will be missed by many, including his parents John and Louise Frank; his children Kevin, Erin, Cheryl and son-in-law Paul; their mother Stella; his siblings Patty Davis and husband Bob, Peggy Frank, Eileen Anderson and her husband Mark, Andy Frank and his wife Joan, Liz Norris and her husband Harry, Gini Fischer and her husband Mark, Sharon Ten and her husband Al and John Frank Jr and his wife Dawn; his wife Susan King and her daughter Maegan and numerous nieces and nephews.

  1. Please accept our deepest and sincere condolence.

    September 27, 2011
    Tech Gemini -
  • Goodbye Big Brother. I will miss you. Love Sharon

    September 27, 2011
    Sharon Ten -
  • I am so sorry to hear about your loss. I have many fond memories of Leo and know he will be missed by his friends and family. My sincere condolences to the Frank family.

    September 27, 2011
    Wayne Henion -
  • Sorry for your loss. My prayers and thoughts are with you. A loss is a loss, but memories are forever. Please let me know if there is anything I can do for you. Blessings and Light, love to all, Kim

    September 27, 2011
    Kim Moffatt Henderson, NV -
  • My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Leo and I had recently been in touch. Leo shared many special feelings he had about his dear family. Cindy- high school friend

    September 27, 2011
    Cindy Milne -
  • So sorry for your loss 🙁

    September 27, 2011
    Amber Mones -
  • Lousie MY PRAYER ARE WITH YOU& YOUR FAMILY YOUR YMCA FRIEND (BETTY

    September 27, 2011
    Betty Kennedy -
  • I love the Mark and Eileen Anderson family and it sounds like Eileen’s brother had a great life, too short, but happy. My thoughts and prayers go with your family.

    September 27, 2011
    Donna Nelson Hevelone -
  • My heart is heavy for your entire family. I know how difficult this time is and hope you find peace that Leo is resting peacefully. My great memories of the entire “Frank” clan are many.

    September 27, 2011
    Marci "Katz" Kelly -
  • So sorry for your loss

    September 27, 2011
    Ron Chase -
  • These past few days spent with the family talk ing and laughing helped me so much. Leo was a very special friend that I will never forget. Thank you very for opening your home to us. Sylvie,Joe,Samantha and the monkey.

    September 27, 2011
    Sylvie Tremblay -
  • So very sorry for your loss. Such a shock to hear this news. Sending love & light to you and yours in this sad time.

    September 27, 2011
    Julia Flint -
  • My deepest sympathy to the entire Frank Family. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Maureen

    September 27, 2011
    Maureen Curran -
  • Ray and I send our sincere thoughts and prayers to the whole family. We wish you many happy memories of Leo.

    September 27, 2011
    Bevie (Buckley) Schaer -
  • Stella,kevin,cheryl,erin and Paul, My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Leo was a great neighbor and a wonderful friend.He had a great personality and he was very easy going and nice to be around. Their will always be a special place in my heart for Leo;he will be deeply missed by all these he touched. I will always remember the good time we had in the neighborhood. May he rest in peace. With my deepest sympathy, Nina

    September 27, 2011
    Nina Diamantis-Perdikis -
  • Leo was a wonderful man with full of knowledge and great stories. The last couple of days have been wonderful spending time with his family. My sincerest condolences, Danielle

    September 27, 2011
    Danielle Lavergne -
  • To the entire Frank family-cherish the memories you have,knowing that Leo is at peace now. keep his heart in yours forever.

    September 27, 2011
    Jane and George Peters -
  • Sharon (and family) I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts. The rest of the board from U4L wishes you peace and are thinking about you as well. Love you, Staci (Chris, Jane, and Jeff)

    September 27, 2011
    Staci Carr -
  • Eileen and family, We are deeply sorry for your loss of Leo. Time will heal the hurt in your heart, but the memories will never go away. We wish you peace and love. I wish we could be there with you to honor his life. Know that we are thinking of you and praying for you too.

    September 27, 2011
    Jeani & Steve Guenther -
  • John and Family, I’m sorry for your loss and will keep your family in my prayers.

    September 27, 2011
    Gregory L. Riley -
  • Kevin & family Our deepest sympathy to you & your family Your Father is our prays The Restuccia Family

    September 27, 2011
    The Restuccia family -
  • Dear Gini: We would like to offer you our condolences on the loss of your brother. Times such as these are very, very sad. We can only console ourselves in remembering happy times. George and Carol Fischer

    September 27, 2011
    George and Carol Fischer -
  • Expressing my deepest sympathies to the entire Frank family, especially Leo’s parents and his children. Leo has been a constant in my life for many years now having met him when he dated my sister “Sparkle” in Montreal. I have met his children and his parents and am so sorry for their loss. Thank you Kevin for calling me when you did, it was truly appreciated.

    September 27, 2011
    Lana Brebner -
  • I WANT TO SEND MY CONDOLENCE TO LEO;S MOM AND DAD SO SORRY FOR THE LOST MY PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU AND YOUR FAMILY AND ALL HIS LOVE ONES AND FRIENDS FOR I FOUND OUT FROM MY SISTER DAWN WHICH IS HIS SISTER IN LAW AND MY SISTER IS MARRIED TO HIS BROTHER JOHN MAY GOD STRENGTHEN YOU AND COMFORT YOU THROUGH THIS DAY FORWARD HE WAS CALLED HOME TO BE WITH THE ANGELS AND IS RESTING IN PEACE MEMORIES WILL LIE UPON YOU AND ONE DAY YOU WILL MEET AGAIN GOD BLESS

    September 27, 2011
    LORI PIRRO -
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