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Tony Fricano

April 12, 1946 ~ November 5, 2021 (age 75)


Born to Eternal Life on November 5, 2021, at the age of 75. Loving and devoted husband of the late Susan Fricano for 43 years. Loving and devoted husband of Kathleen Fricano for 4.5 years. Loving father of Nick (Kelly) Fricano, Joe (Katherine) Fricano, and Mary (Derek) Thiel. Proud step-father of Karl Shea, Emily Martin, and Lauri Shea. Proud grandpa of Max, Charlie, William, Vinny, Donny, Luey, Jonny, Bella, Jack, Joseph, and Felicity. Proud step-grandpa of Aiden, Liana, Elia, and Audria Martin. Caring brother of Sebby Rybacki, Joe (Marie) Fricano, and late Rosie Hofman. Caring brother-in-law of late Debbie Fricano. Beloved son of Charles and Mary Fricano.

Visitation will be held at St. Mary’s Visitation Parish in Elm Grove (1260 Church St., Elm Grove, Wisconsin 53122) on Thursday, Nov. 11 from 9:00 AM to 10:15 AM. Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 AM. Followed by graveside services at St. Mary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to Petawa Residence & Cultural Center, Catechesis of the Good Shepherd, or Pro Life Wisconsin are greatly appreciated.

Proud husband and father, dedicated his life to God, family, friends, and work, showed us an example of how work and prayer are inseparable, and that there is no such thing as love without sacrifice. He was a dedicated member at St. Mary’s Visitation for many years where he would be seen ushering families into their seats for over 30 years. He owned and operated his own insurance business for decades, and was known for treating his clients as friends. He was also a member of Opus Dei and a Knight of Columbus. 

“Tony was a loving, generous, selfless, faithful servant of God who was full of joy, and he will be deeply missed by many.” 


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