Frank J. Vasta, residing in Naples, Florida, former resident of Croton -on Hudson, NY died peacefully at his home on Friday, December 14th 2018 at the age of 89. Frank was born to Salvatore Vasta and Maria Scroi Vasta on September 15, 1929. In 1948, Frank enlisted into the U.S. Marine Corps and served in Korea from 1951-1952. After returning in 1952 from Korea, Frank was employed by an international construction company where he had the opportunity to work in Peru, French Morocco and Iceland until 1959.
in 1959, he married Rose (Dini) Vasta and soon after became an active
member of International Operating Engineers- Local 137. During his time
working for Local 137, he obtained his private pilot license where he
was able to fly the Bell 47G5. While living in Croton-on Hudson, Frank
was active in the Knights of Columbus, where in 1962 he was elected
After retiring in 1991 from Local 137, Frank and Rose relocated to
Naples, Florida where Frank was an active member of the Marine Corp
league and the Naples Knights of Columbus chapter. While retired, he
enjoyed playing golf and spending time with family and friends.
Frank was pre-deceased by his loving wife, Rose (Dini) Vasta, brothers
Salvatore and Angelo Vasta, sister Josephine Vasta, and grandson Bruce
Frank is survived by his children, Lori (Vasta) Fiorito, Linda
Chamberlain (Scott), grandchildren; Jeffrey Fiorito, Robert Fritsche,
Taylor Chamberlain and Nicholas Chamberlain and a great-grandchild, Jett
Fiorito. Frank is survived by many nieces, nephews, great nieces and
Visitation will be held on Friday, December 21, 2018 at the EDWARD F.
CARTER FUNERAL HOME, 41 Grand St., Croton-on-Hudson, NY from 1-3pm and
5-8pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 am on
Saturday, December 22nd at Holy Name of Mary Church in Croton-on-Hudson,
NY. Burial will follow at St. Augustine Cemetery in Ossining, NY.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations in Frank’s memory to: Vitas
Hospice Healthcare, 4980 Tamiami Trail, Naples, FL 34103.
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