Frank L. Yannes
July 3, 1958 – April 4, 2016
Frank L. Yannes, age 57, of Bear, DE, passed away peacefully while surrounded by his family on Monday, April 4, 2016.
Born in Hazleton, PA on July 3, 1958, Frank was a son of the late Frank S. and Joan E. (Rossi) Yannes. He was a graduate of the University of Delaware and later attended graduate school at Bloomsburg University. Frank was a career educator who taught Driver’s Education at Newark, Christiana and Glasgow High Schools for many years.
An avid sports fan, he was a Philadelphia Phillies season ticket holder and a proud supporter of the UD Blue Hens. Frank enjoyed visiting Delaware Park and taking golf trips with friends in his leisure time. He loved spending time with his grandchildren, whom he adored. Above all else, he was a devoted family man who will be very dearly missed.
In addition to his parents, Frank was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Rosetta Kay “Rose” (Fioravanti) Yannes. He is survived by his daughter, Tanya Casapulla (Drew) of Newark; brothers, Jeffery Yannes (Suki) of Great Mills, MD, David Yannes of Newark and Barry Yannes (Mandy) of Silver Spring, MD; grandchildren, Samantha and Jacob; 3 step grandchildren, AJ, Ryan and Christopher; and many nieces and nephews.
A visitation will be held from 2 pm until 4 pm on Sunday afternoon, April 10, 2016 at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 W. Park Place, Newark, DE. Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10 am on Monday morning, April 11, 2016, at Holy Family R.C. Church, E. Chestnut Hill and Gender Roads, Newark, DE. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Frank’s memory may be made to Faithful Friends, 12 Germay Drive, Wilmington, DE 19804 or to Vitas Hospice, 100 Commerce Drive, Ste. 302 Newark, DE 19713.