Frank Granato died Thursday, March 28, 1991 at his home of congestive heart failure.
He was born October 2, 1914 in Tooele, Utah; a son of Salvatore and Maria Spatafore Granato. Frank was reared and educated in Bountiful, Utah. On October 4, 1945 he married Edith Singleton. He owned and operated Frank Granato Importing Company which he established in 1947. Mr. Granato was involved in many organizations and charities. He was deeply involved in the Italian American Civic League and the International Foot Printers Assoc. He served on the boards of Cottonwood Hospital, Salvation Army, Multiple Sclerosis Society, Camp Kostopulos and Catholic Community Services. All of these were very dear to Frank.He is survived by his wife, Edith; son, Samuel Frank Granato; daughter, Glenda (Mrs. Bob J.) Fredrickson; his grandchildren, Frank, Krista, Alex, David Granato, Matt, John, Gia Fredrickson will greatly miss him. He is also survived by his brother Joe Granato, Salt Lake City; sisters, Rose Mower, Ogden; Eva Guarascio, Copperton; Mary Granato, Murray. He was preceded in death by a brother, John Granato; sisters, Treasa Yates, Jane DePasquale, Arlene Dymock, Catherine Mallane.
Funeral mass will be celebrated Tuesday, 10:30 a.m. at St. Ambrose Catholic Church, 1975 So. 2300 East. A vigil service will be held Monday, 7 p.m. at St. Ambrose where friends may call Monday from 5-7 p.m. In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions to J.E. Cosgriff Memorial School, 2315 Redondo Ave., Salt Lake City, Ut 84108. Committal: Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park. Funeral directors: Neil O'Donnell and Sons.
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