Frank Ventittelli of Phoenix, passed away peacefully on December 31. Born in Detroit, MI on July 4th, 1922  he moved to Arizona in 1957 and devoted his life to caring for his sister, Mary Di Vito and her three children, Michael (Jutta), Rosanne Sbrocca (Romano) and Joe (Leslie). Frank was a decorated soldier who proudly served his country in the US Army in WWII. He was preceded in death by his six brothers and sister. Uncle Frank was loved by all who knew him and will be missed

tremendously by all of his nieces and nephews. Visitation will be from 4pm to 6pm with a Rosary at 6pm, Sunday, January 6, at Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home, 4800 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix.  Funeral Mass will be held at 10am, Monday, January 7, at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, 4715 N. Central Ave. Interment will follow at St. Francis Catholic Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Hospice of the Valley, 1510 E. Flower St., Phx, AZ. 


Condolence Messages

  1. Mary Jane & Don Shuey

    To all who are grieving, we will always remember an uncle with a heart so full of service and love for family and country. He will be sorely missed but lives on in our hearts and lives as the best role model for living a good life. I am sure he has earned his place in heaven and continues to guide us from those lofty heights. Way to go Uncle Frank you went the distance. We will meet again on the other side.

    Jane, Don and Family

  2. Anne Bell

    I would like to express my deepest condolences to your family. I hope you find comfort from God’s word the bible during this time of grief. For he is near to those broken at heart. Ps 34:17,18 Also, note Jesus’ words of comfort spoken to Martha, who had just lost her brother, at John 11:23-25, “Jesus said to her: “Your brother will rise. Martha said to him: “I know he will rise in the resurrection on the last day.”Jesus said to her: “I am the resurrection and the life. He that exercises faith in me, even though he dies, will come to life.”

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