Frank L. Mandigo “Pops”/”Poppy”

By Orleans Hub Posted 17 April 2024 at 3:47 pm

KENDALL – Frank L. Mandigo “Pops”/”Poppy”, 79, of Kendall, NY passed away on 12/20/23 surrounded by love.  He was born May 27, 1944 in Watertown, NY, son of the late Lewis and Dorothy Smith Mandigo. He graduated Watertown High School in 1962.

He served in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War and then worked until retirement (at an early age) at Rochester Products.  He was the most generous man who loved making people smile, going fishing, hunting, telling stories and playing cards but most of all he loved his family.

He is predeceased by his stepfather Lawrence Lowe, his brother David Mandigo, and so many precious friends including his ex-wife and forever friend, Darlene Mandigo Willett.

He is survived by his adored children Dennis Mandigo, Lori Yockey, Kelly (Joe) Furness, Stacy (Jeremy) Dean-Prince; grandchildren Nichole (Roger) Phillips, Jessica, David and Nicolas Mandigo, Sam (Kim) and Mariah Giglio, Jaden and Jason Conn, Brody Furness, Jesse, Alexis, Anna, Ramsey and Alena Dean-Prince; Great grandchildren Hayley (Dylan) Phillips, Nolan Phillips and Aveena Mae Richards; Great great grandson, Lorenzo Ruffini. He will also be missed by his loving sisters Alice Sheldon, Jean Cornell and Dorothy Novotny and loving brother Bill Mandigo; Special nephew Jeff Mandigo, in addition to several other nieces, nephews and cousins.  He will be fondly remembered by so many friends we couldn’t begin to name – you all know who you are.

Friends and Family please join us for a celebration of life for both Frank and Darlene on Saturday April 27th, 2024 from 1 – 5pm at the Carlton Rec Hall, 1853 Oak Orchard Rd, Albion, NY 14411.