Of Saugus. Age 64, died peacefully surrounded by his family at Tufts Medical Center on Monday, September 5th. He was the beloved husband of Carla (Saunders) Scuzzarella.
A lifelong resident of Saugus, Frank was the son of Philomena (DiFiore) and the late Frank Scuzzarella of Saugus. After graduating from Saugus High School, Frank went on to a 30-year career as an HVAC Technician, working for Max Sontz Co., Inc., Lynn and Colanto HVAC, Swampscott. Prior to retiring, Frank enjoyed teaching for a number of years at Bay State School of Technology in Canton, where he was an HVAC instructor.
Frank was married to his high school sweetheart, Carla, for 39 years. Their sons, Robert and Michael, and Michael’s wife Raylyn, were the pride and light of his life. His beloved granddaughter, Olivia, brought new joy to his life.
Frank was an avid softball player, and later coached his sons’ Saugus Youth Hockey and Little League teams. He loved watching his boys play their various sports for Saugus High School, Lynchburg College and William and Mary. In retirement, Frank enjoyed cooking, gardening, traveling and spending time with his family.
In addition to his wife, sons, daughter-in-law and granddaughter, Frank is survived by his mother, brother Robert of Wakefield, his much-loved cousins Peter Donati of Saugus and Paula Seamen of Lynnfield. Frank’s entire family will miss him dearly.
The family would like to thank the ICU team at Melrose-Wakefield Hospital and the Proger 5 ICU Team at Tufts Medical Center for their wonderful and compassionate care during Frank’s fight with COVID and its complications.
Relatives and friends were invited to attend visiting hours in the Bisbee-Procella Funeral Home, Saugus on Monday. A graveside service was held at Riverside Cemetery, Saugus on Tuesday.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Frank’s memory may be made to Tufts Medical Center Proger 5 ICU, Attention Development Office Box 231, 800 Washington Street, #231, Boston, MA. 02111
https://giving.tuftsmedicalcenter.org/give or the Saugus High School Alumni Association, P.O. Box 1305, Saugus, MA. 01906 (in memory of Frank Scuzzarella, Class of 1976).