Frank W. Iannelli of Jamesport died at his home on April 7. He was 71 years old.
He was born in Brooklyn, on Jan. 2, 1942 to Frank and Leona (nee Willinski) and raised by his mother Leona and his step-father Martin Kelly.
Frank served in the U.S. Army during the VietNam War and later enjoyed a long career with the Metropolitan Transit Authority.
Formerly of Rocky Point, he moved to Jamesport eight years ago and was an active member of the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer in Mattituck.
In his free time, he enjoyed fishing, kayaking, bike riding and gardening. He was also a racing cyclist and raced cars in Long Island, New Jersey and Connecticut.
He is survived by his wife, Celia; children: Angela Ardizzone (John) of Babylon, Frank Jr. of Babylon and James of Pennsylvania; step-children, Gregory Marszal (Julie) of California and Jeffrey Marszal (Olga) of Oregon; six grandchildren, Arianna, Tyler, John Jr., Jesse, Samantha and Joseph; a sister, Shirley Ingoglia (Anthony); a niece, Jillian Ingoglia and a nephew, Adam Ingoglia.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, April 10, 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. at the DeFriest-Grattan Funeral Home in Mattituck. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, April 11 at 11 a.m. at the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer on Old Sound Avenue in Mattituck.
In lieu of flowers, donations to East End Hospice of the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer in support of their food pantry would be appreciated.