Obituary of Francesco Bollaci
Francesco 'Frank' Bollaci passed away on Monday, May 3, 2021 at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick. He was 67 years old. Frank was born in Acquedolci, Sicily, Italy, came to the US in 1956 and settled in Carteret. He lived in South Brunswick Twp. for 33 years where he and his wife, Diane raised their family. Most recently, he resided in Helmetta. A devout Catholic, he was parishioner of St. Cecilia's RC Church, Monmouth Junction where he was also a 3rd degree Knight of Columbus in Council #7046. For many years he was involved in the South Brunswick Twp. Soccer Club where he was a former President, referee, instructor, and coach. Frank was proud of his heritage and was a happy man who loved to travel to his home country, Italy. He had a great love for his family, especially his children and grandchildren.
He was pre-deceased by his sister, Maria Cimino, and his nephew, Michael Ferraro.
He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Diane (Huber) Bollaci of Helmetta, three children, Benjamin Bollaci and his wife Danielle of East Windsor, Deana Russo and her husband Michael of Arlington, VA, and Allysa Teeter and her husband Matthew of East Brunswick, four siblings, Joanne Stabile, Fred Bollaci, Anna Ferraro, and Liz Galayda, four grandchildren, Francesco, Charlotte, Ada, and Luca, and many other extended family members.
Visitation will be on Thursday, May 6, 2021 from 4pm to 8pm at the M. David DeMarco Funeral Home, Inc. 205 Rhode Hall Rd. Monroe Twp., NJ 08831, 732-521-0555. Funeral services will begin at 9:45am on Friday, May 7th from the funeral home. A funeral liturgy will be 10:30am at St. Cecilia RC Church, 10 Kingston Ln. Monmouth Junction, NJ 08852.
In lieu of flowers, and for those who desire, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, www.stjude.org.