Frank Anthony Limentato, 78, of Winter Park, Florida, died peacefully on Friday, Jan. 28, 2022, in his home, surrounded by family. Born on Jan. 29, 1943, in Villa Rosa, Sicily, Italy, to Salvatore and Maria Limentato, he was the fifth of six children. He came to the U.S. in the 1960s and lived in the Chicago area until 2016. He skillfully practiced his craft as a barber from the age of 11 until his retirement at the age of 72. For more than 35 years, he owned and operated Avenue Barber Shop in Oak Park.
His priorities were faith, family, and diligence and excellence in his work. With a steadfast and kind spirit, he influenced all around him through his character, evidenced by his consistent actions.
Frank is survived by Dolores (Baglio) Limentato, his wife and the love of his life for 53 years, for whom he came to the United States to meet and marry in 1968. He is also survived and missed by their three children, Sam (Cynthia) Limentato, Marilyn (Cass) Black, and David (Aubrey) Limentato; nine grandchildren; and his siblings, Rosario Limentato, Maria Giarrusso and Gina Cosentino. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Guiseppe Limentato and Mario Limentato.
Visitation and services were held on Feb. 6 and 7 in Winter Park, Florida. Arrangements were handled by Baldwin-Fairchild Goldenrod/Winter Park Funeral Home.