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August Frasco

August 6, 1923 March 22, 2017
August Frasco
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Obituary for August Frasco

Peoria- August Frasco, Jr., age 93, passed away at 11:05 AM, Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at UnityPoint Proctor Hospital.

Born August 6, 1923 in Peoria, a son of August and Assunta (Ciccone) Frasco, Sr. He married Kathryn Eckerman on May 30, 1946. She preceded him in death on February 19, 1994. Also preceding was two sisters; Lena Girardini and Virginia Monge.

August is survived by one daughter, Susan Frasco of Peoria, several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

He served his country, in WWII, in the 106th AAA, Anti-Aircraft Battalion. He was stationed in Africa, Italy, and France from 1943 - 1945. He received the Purple Heart and the Oak Leaf Cluster.
August was a co-owner of Frasco Bros. Market for 47 years, and then worked for Central Distributing and Pekin Distributing, for a total of 17 years, until he retired in 1981.

August was an active participant in the Peoria community and attended St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. He was a member of the Teamsters Local 627, a lifetime member of the Peoria Casting Club, and the Italian American Society. He was a former member of the Elks, the Moose and the St. Jude 55 Club.

Funeral Mass will be 11:00 AM, Monday, March 27, 2017 at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Father Thomas Taylor will officiate. Visitation will be 9:30 – 11:00 AM Monday, March 27, 2017, also at the church. Burial will follow the Mass at Resurrection Cemetery in Peoria.

Memorials may be made to St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church or the American Cancer Society.

Friends and family may sign the online guestbook or send private condolences by logging onto www.wrightandsalmon.com

Previous Events

Visitation

Monday

27

Mar

9:30 AM 3/27/2017 9:30:00 AM - 11:00 AM 3/27/2017 11:00:00 AM
St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church

6001 N University St
Peoria, IL 61614

St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church
6001 N University St Peoria 61614 IL
United States

Funeral Mass

Monday

27

Mar

11:00 AM 3/27/2017 11:00:00 AM
St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church

6001 N University St
Peoria, IL 61614

St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church
6001 N University St Peoria 61614 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Resurrection Cemetery Final Resting Place

7519 N. Allen Road
Peoria, IL 61614

7519 N. Allen Road Peoria 61614 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church

6001 N University St
Peoria, IL 61614
309

American Cancer Society

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