In memory of
Frank Richard Gianforte
Frank Richard Gianforte, age 78 of West Chester, PA died on Sunday, May 3, 2015 at Paoli Hospital. Beloved husband of Betty Nunnari Gianforte and the late Dale Douglass Gianforte. Frank was born on January 19, 1937 in Newark, NJ to the late Dominick and Helen Pennella Gianforte. He received a Mechanical Engineering Degree from Stevens Institute of Technology of Hoboken, NJ and his Masters Degree in Aerospace Engineering from San Diego State University. Frank worked for General Dynamics from 1958-1963 and then General Electric in the Aerospace Division from 1963-1983. After retiring from General Electric, he owned and managed rental properties on Long Beach Island, NJ, including a Beach Haven Bed and Breakfast and built oceanfront houses in Ship Bottom, NJ. He built a home in Beach Haven, NJ where he lived full-time prior to moving to Hershey's Mill in West Chester, PA. Frank enjoyed playing golf, and was a juried artisan and exhibited his Gourd Art at many shows. He also spent a number of years volunteering for Good Works, Habitat for Humanity and as a mentor at Chester County SCORE. He was a long time member and Elder of Paoli Presbyterian Church where served on the "Tool Belt Ministry" and was Chair of the Property Committee. SURVIVORS: Dear father of Greg Gianforte (Susan), Douglass Gianforte (Jan), and Michael Gianforte (Karen). Loving brother of Elle Gianforte (Joseph Reisdorf). Devoted grandfather of 9. SERVICES: Relatives and friends are invited to attend Frank's life celebration service on Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 1pm at Paoli Presbyterian Church 225 South Valley Road Paoli, PA. Interment will be private. MEMORIALS: In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to The ALS Association Greater Philadelphia Chapter 321 Norristown Road, Suite 260 Ambler, PA 19002. www.maugergivnish.com
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Malvern, PA 19355
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In memory of
Frank Richard Gianforte
Frank Richard Gianforte, age 78 of West Chester, PA died on Sunday, May 3, 2015 at Paoli Hospital. Beloved husband of Betty Nunnari Gianforte and the late Dale Douglass Gianforte. Frank was born on January 19, 1937 in Newark, NJ to the late Dominick and Helen Pennella Gianforte. He received a Mechanical Engineering Degree from Stevens Institute of Technology of Hoboken, NJ and his Masters Degree in Aerospace Engineering from San Diego State University. Frank worked for General Dynamics from 1958-1963 and then General Electric in the Aerospace Division from 1963-1983. After retiring from General Electric, he owned and managed rental properties on Long Beach Island, NJ, including a Beach Haven Bed and Breakfast and built oceanfront houses in Ship Bottom, NJ. He built a home in Beach Haven, NJ where he lived full-time prior to moving to Hershey's Mill in West Chester, PA. Frank enjoyed playing golf, and was a juried artisan and exhibited his Gourd Art at many shows. He also spent a number of years volunteering for Good Works, Habitat for Humanity and as a mentor at Chester County SCORE. He was a long time member and Elder of Paoli Presbyterian Church where served on the "Tool Belt Ministry" and was Chair of the Property Committee. SURVIVORS: Dear father of Greg Gianforte (Susan), Douglass Gianforte (Jan), and Michael Gianforte (Karen). Loving brother of Elle Gianforte (Joseph Reisdorf). Devoted grandfather of 9. SERVICES: Relatives and friends are invited to attend Frank's life celebration service on Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 1pm at Paoli Presbyterian Church 225 South Valley Road Paoli, PA. Interment will be private. MEMORIALS: In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to The ALS Association Greater Philadelphia Chapter 321 Norristown Road, Suite 260 Ambler, PA 19002. www.maugergivnish.com
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Malvern, PA 19355
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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

Sku: tre-btim-10

About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

Sku: tre-btim-50

About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

Sku: tre-btim-100