FRANK M. CELECIA, 85, of Port St. Lucie, FL, died April 8, 2013 at Treasure Coast Hospice in Fort Pierce, FL.
Born in Brooklyn, NY, Frank was a resident of Port St. Lucie, FL for 23 years, moving from Commack, Long Island, NY.
During WWII, Mr. Celecia served in the Merchant Marines.
Prior to retirement, he was a two time Emmy Award Winning Cameraman for ABC Television in NY for 28 years. He also owned his own Production Company; a true pioneer in his day.
Frank was a member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church of Port St. Lucie, FL.
He was also a member of the American Legion Post of Port St. Lucie, FL; a volunteer for St. Lucie Medical Center; and in New York a member of the NABET Union Local 11.
Survivors include his wife of 31 years, Patricia Celecia of Port St. Lucie, FL; five sons, Frank Celecia and wife Joanne of Truckee, CA, Robert Celecia and wife Dallas of Laguna Beach, CA, Brian Celecia and wife Julie and Ryan Celecia, both of Smithtown, NY, Casey Celecia of Port St. Lucie, FL; two daughters, Joann Masters and husband Guy, and Debbie Parker and husband Phil, both of Port St. Lucie, FL; 13 grandchildren, Tina, Deneen, Isabella, Camille, Justin, Donna, Angela, Patty, Billy, Jennifer, Phaedra, Tara, Debbie; and 20 great-grandchildren, Eddie. Christopher, Brian, Nicole, Kristen, Robby, Brittney, Danny, Melissa, Brandon, Brianna, Deonna, Christopher, Seafina, Claire, Sophia, Olivia, Athena, Vienne and Amelie; and one sister, Dolores Buscema of Nawtucket, NY..
Visitation will be Friday, April 12, 2013 from 11AM-2:00PM at the Aycock Funeral Home Chapel, Port St. Lucie, FL.
A Mass will be celebrated Friday, April 12, 3PM at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, Port St. Lucie, FL.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Treasure Coast Hospice, 5000 Dunn Road, Fort Pierce, FL 34981.
Arrangements are entrusted to Aycock Funeral Home, Port St. Lucie, FL. Please visit and sign our guest register book at www.aycockportstlucie.com.