Frank Mazzara

Obituary of Frank Mazzara

Passed away unexpectedly at home in Essex, on Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 63 years of age. Beloved husband and partner in crime of Eleanor (nee McDonald) for almost 39 years. Loving Dad of Erin, Zachary, Gill Ahovey and husband Carlos. Proud Grandpa of Maazelov, Berlovesia and Isaialov Ahovey. Predeceased by his dear mother Vincenza Mazzara (1980) and survived by his father Mario (Catherine) Dear brother of Rose Ruggirello (Joe), Josie Lizott (late Mike), Carm Krautner (Gord) and step sisters, Enza Crane (Lloyd) and Bridget Lahoud (Tony). Dear son-in-law of the late William and Margaret McDonald and brother in law of Mike McKillop (Trevor), Ruth Dulong (late Terry) and Bob McDonald (Ann). Frank will also be remembered and missed by his many nieces and nephews. Frank retired in 2009 after 30 years teaching and coaching in Windsor and Essex County. After retirement, there were many kids on the track, that were still lucky to be able to call him Coach. He will forever be on the sidelines cheering for his Gosfield North Cougars. Frank was a very active member of the Rotary Club of Essex who came to be his family. All will miss his loving approach and great sense of humour. In following Frank's wishes, cremation has taken place. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 87 Maidstone Ave. E., Essex (519-776-4233) on Friday 2-5 and 7-9 pm. Funeral Service to celebrate Frank's life will be held from the funeral home on Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 11 am. Pastor Brad Watson officiating. Interment Country Meadows Cemetery, Essex. If desired, memorial donations made to Rotary Club of Essex would be appreciated. Family and friends are invited to share their memories online