Rhinebeck – Frank P. Coluccio, 92, a long time resident of Rhinebeck, NY, passed away peacefully at his home on April 3, 2023.
He was born in Poughkeepsie, NY on August 15 1930 to Frank and Nicoletta Panessa Coluccio.
On July 5, 1953, he married the former Joan Ackert and they spent the next 67 years together before her passing in 2020.
After attending Poughkeepsie Schools, Frank joined the United States Air Force during the Korean War and was a communications specialist stationed in Alaska.
After his service to our country, Frank went to work for the New York Telephone Company and spent 37 years there as a cable splicer. After his retirement, he worked 18 years driving school buses for the Rhinebeck and Red Hook School Districts.
Frank was a member of the Neighbors Gun Club, the Dutchess County Pistol Association as well as the NYS Rifle and Pistol Association. He was also a passionate skier, and had skied in 14 different countries.
Frank is survived by his sister Grace Legname, his brother in law Thomas Walsh, and many loving nieces and nephews.
In addition to his wife, he was predeceased by his parents, his brothers Donald, Anthony, and Pat, and his sisters Mary Contursi and Frances Walsh, his sisters in law Vickie Coluccio, Angelina Coluccio, and Jean Coluccio, and brothers in law Tom Contursi and Salvatore Legname.
There are no calling hours.
A graveside service will be held at the Rhinebeck Cemetery on April 11, 2023 at 10:30 AM, 55 Mill Rd, Rhinebeck, NY.
Memorial Donations in Honor of Frank can be made to the Dutchess County SPCA, https://dcspca.org/
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