It is with deepest sorrow that we announce the unexpected passing of our dearest loved one, Franco Banducci (Frank) on Thursday, October 6th 2011 at the age of 63. He was predeceased by his father Stefano in 1986 and by his mother Alda in 2007. He is survived by his brother Sam (Nella) and his niece Lara Banducci and many cousins both in Canada, Italy and the United States.
Frank was born in Tassignano, Tuscany, Italy and came to Canada in 1961. Frank was a Certified Management Accountant. He worked for Alcan for many years, both in Kitimat, BC and Vernon, B.C.
He played volleyball and soccer in his youth. He also spent many enjoyable hours watching sports with friends and family.
Frank was a very generous and thoughtful person who knew how to make everyone laugh. He was greatly loved by everyone that knew him.
Prayers will be recited at St. James Catholic Church on Wednesday, October 12th at 6:00 p.m. The funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursday, October 13th at 10:00 a.m. with the Reverend Father Normandeau celebrating.
If you wish to make a donation in memory of Frank, please give to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or to a charity of your choice.