March 3, 1936 - November 24, 2020
Frank J. Gissi, 84 of New Dorp, passed away on Tuesday, November 24, 2020, at his home with his loving daughter by his side. Born Tuesday, March 3, 1936 in Brooklyn, New York, he was the son of the late Savino and Flora Gissi. Frank served his Country Honorably, achieving the rank of Private 1st Class. He then joined the New York City Police Department, where he served for many years. He retired from the 68th Precinct in 1974. Frank was a big movie buff - one of his favorite movies was Chicago The Musical. He would also often attend Broadway plays and concerts with his daughter, Michele, where they have most recently seen Cher, Tony Bennett, Diana Ross and Moulin Rouge. Afterwards, they would go out for a great steak dinner. Frank always enjoyed a good glass of red wine, scotch or a stiff martini. He always toasted to health and happiness. In his earlier years, he enjoyed riding motorcycles and scooters. He was passionate about raising his homing pigeons and he was an avid NY Yankee fan. Frank loved music and singing, especially the tunes of Frank Sinatra, Louis Prima, and Barry White Above all, he was a devoted husband and father who loved his family dearly. He was the beloved husband to the late, Michele, who passed away in 2001 and a loving father to Michele Gissi. Frank is also survived by 2 sons and 3 grandchildren. Frank adored spending time with his furry grandpups, Dobby, Lucky, and Teddy who always made him laugh and kept him smiling. The family will receive friends from 1:00 - 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 29, 2020, at the John Vincent Scalia Home For Funerals, Inc., 28 Eltingville Blvd. (at Eltingville Station), Staten Island, New York. A Mass of Christian Burial will celebrated at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, November 30, 2020 at Our Lady Queen of Peace Church located at 90 Third St Staten Island, New York 10306. Interment will follow in Ocean View Cemetery, Staten Island, NY. Please be mindful due to the current State mandate that a mask must be worn at all times in the funeral home and social distancing requirements must be followed during the services. Due to the current Pandemic a strict 30 person in room policy is in effect, as well as a maximum of 25 people permitted in Church. Please adhere to this policy and allow others to pay their respects as well. Due to the current pandemic circumstances please note: We do not accept deliveries from outside vendors for bakery products, fruit baskets, and floral arrangements until further notice. Floral Arrangements can be purchased from our in house floral designers who work under the most stringent sanitary conditions which include temperature checks, mask wearing, distancing and protective clothing. We must protect the families we serve, our own families and staff who operate the funeral home.
Frank J. Gissi, 84 of New Dorp, passed away on Tuesday, November 24, 2020, at his home with his loving daughter by his side. Born Tuesday, March 3, 1936 in Brooklyn, New York, he was the son of the late Savino and Flora Gissi. Frank served... View Obituary & Service Information
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