Frank Bellavia, Sr.

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Frank Bellavia, Sr.

1953 - 2019

Frank Bellavia, Sr. Frank P. Bellavia, Sr., 65, of Niagara Falls, NY, passed away Thursday, February 7th, 2019 at Niagara Hospice House. Born in Niagara Falls, he was the son of the late Philip and Edna J. (Smith) Bellavia.
Frank attended local schools and graduated from Trott Vocational High School in 1972. On May 26, 1973 he married his beloved wife, Barbara (Casper) Bellavia at the former Sacred Heart Church.
Frank was the owner and operator of Frank's Body Shop on Niagara Falls Boulevard for 25 years. He later retired from Listen Manufacturing Company as a machinist after 15 years of service. In his leisure time he enjoyed working on cars and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.
In addition to his wife of 45 of years, Mr. Bellavia is survived by his children, Frank (Brianne) Bellavia, Jr. and Dana (William) Rodgers; four grandchildren, Bryce and Ian Rodgers and Frank, III and Zoe Bellavia; his brother, Guy (Gail) Bellavia and half-sister Jennie Piwowarski. Frank is also survived by several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Visitation will be on Tuesday, February 12th from 2 - 7 P.M. at M.J. COLUCCI & SON NIAGARA FUNERAL CHAPEL, 2730 Military Road, Niagara Falls, NY, where funeral services will follow at 7 P.M. Memorial offerings may be made to Niagara Hospice House, 4675 Sunset Drive, Lockport, NY. Visit for online condolences.
Published on February 11, 2019
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Feb 14, 2019
Dear Bellavia family,
I am so truly sorry for your loss. My deepest sympathies go out to the family. Mr. Frank Bellavia Sr. will be missed. Please know that God understands your pain. You can turn to him for comfort. He is the God of comfort 2 Corinthians 1:3,4 Here’s a comforting promise that God will bring loved ones back to life again John 5:28,29
Danny George
Feb 11, 2019
Dear Barb and family,,, Frank was a childhood friend with whom I shared many adventures. In our thoughts and prayers. Danny and
Bonny George
Denise (Dueger) Ioviero and Family
Feb 11, 2019
We are sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. May your find comfort in the memories you have.