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Died: Tue., Mar. 21, 2006

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Frank V. "Pigmy" Farace Sr., 90, of 384 Burr St., New Haven, died peacefully on March 21, 2006. He was the husband of the late Josephine Mascari Farace. Mr. Farace was born in New Haven May 3, 1915, son of the late Gaetano & Josephine Sulmone Farace. A member of Teamsters Union Local 443, he worked for Carrano's Express until his retirement in 1978. At one time, he operated clam bar concessions at Jimmies and at Phyllis's in Old Savin Rock. He was a member of the Campania Club, the First Independent Club and was a familiar figure at Sports Haven, always occupying Seat 106. He was an Army veteran of World War II. Known as a generous and giving man, he was a devoted husband, father & grandfather. He is survived by a son, Frank V. (JoAnn) Farace Jr. of Branford; a daughter, Josephine C. Farace of New Haven with whom he resided;. 4 grandchildren, Dana & Jessica Farace, Nicole (Gaetano) Bimonte & Dominic Randi; 2 sisters in law, Mary Farace & Ruth Mascari; many nieces, nephews, great nieces & great nephews. He was predeceased by 2 brothers, James & Anthony Farace & 3 sisters, Mary D'Agostino, Catherine (Kay) Tolokan & Antoinette Pandolfi. Funeral from The Celentano Funeral Home, 424 Elm St. (cor Dwight), New Haven Saturday morning at 9:20. Mass in St. Bernadette's Church at 10:00. Friends may call at the funeral home Friday from 4 to 8 PM. Interment in St. Lawrence Cemetery.

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