In Memory of Francis Bronga





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Francis Bronga

Frankfort - Francis J. Bronga, 77, of Frankfort, passed away at home unexpectedly on Friday, November 22, 2019. He was born in Utica on February 5, 1942, the son of the late Nicholas and Rosalia Regina Sinker Bronga and he attended Utica schools. He served in the US Army from January 29, 1963 until his Honorable Discharge on February 2, 1965. He was married to Donna LaSalle on July 2, 1982 in Utica. The two shared a blessed union of 27 years until Donna's passing on November 4, 2009. Frank was employed as a Foreman for Mele Manufacturing in Utica for many years. Frank was a member and former Commander of the American Legion Post 845, Frankfort. Frank is survived by his three beloved daughters and their spouses, Joleen and Mathew Volz of Texas, Tammy McCarthy of Deerfield and Tina and Paul McBee of Utica; 6 grandchildren, Alyssa, McKenzi, Austin, Hannah, Paul Jr. and Brandon; his good friend Patti Kenneally and several nieces, nephews and friends. He was predeceased by one brother, Joseph Bronga in 1978 and one sister, Nicolette Egar in 2006. Calling hours will be Friday morning from 10 am until 12 pm in the V.J. Iocovozzi Funeral Home, Inc. His funeral will be held Friday, November 29, 2019 at 12 pm in the V.J. Iocovozzi Funeral Home, Inc., 203 Second Avenue, Frankfort where a funeral service will be celebrated by the Deacon James Bower. Interment will be in Oak View Cemetery. Members of the American Legion will meet Friday morning at 10:30 at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may be placed on Frank’s online memorial page by going to