Frank Joseph Giansiracusa obituary

Frank Joseph Giansiracusa Obituary

San Jose, California, United States

July 22, 1922 - November 01, 2014

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Frank Joseph Giansiracusa obituary

Frank Joseph Giansiracusa Obituary

Jul 22, 1922 - Nov 01, 2014

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Frank Joseph Giansiracusa MD passed away peacefully at Saratoga Retirement Community on November 1, 2014 with family at his bedside. Frank was born July 22, 1922 in San Jose, California and lived his entire life in the Bay Area. He graduated from Bellarmine College Prep and obtained a full scholarship to Santa Clara University. He received his medical degree in 1946 from the University of California, San Francisco where he met and married the love of his life, Bernice Freericks. He practiced internal medicine with special interest in cardiology for 40 years serving Santa Clara Valley from his office across the street from O'Connor Hospital. He was active in the medical community serving as president of the medical staff at O'Connor Hospital in 1963 and was instrumental in establishing their first Coronary Care Unit. He was a member of the American Medical Association and active at the state level as a delegate of the Santa Clara County Medical Society for many years. He maintained his interest in medicine and regularly attended continuing medical education conferences well after retiring. Frank was proud of his Sicilian heritage and enjoyed monthly Amici d'Oro luncheons. His other passions included his family, golf, the Monterey Bay area, reading, monitoring the stock market, and following the 49ers. He was preceded in death by his parents Salvatore and Cecilia (Accardi) Giansiracusa, brother Joseph, and wife of 64 years Bernice (Freericks) Giansiracusa MD. He is survived by children Richard (Ellen), Anne (Michael) and Susan Giansiracusa, grandchildren Jennifer (Ron) and Kathryn (Dave) Giansiracusa, cousin Michael (Edie) Giansiracusa, sister-in-law Loreene Giansiracusa, nephews Robert, David, Joseph Jr., Adam, and niece, Elisabeth. Ti portiamo sempre nei nostri cuori.

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3:00pm-5:00pm
November 07, 2014
LIMA-CAMPAGNA-ALAMEDA MISSION CHAPEL, 600 S. Second Street, San Jose, CA
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Santa Clara Mission Cemetery
Details: Private Burial

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