Published in the Press
Democrat from December 12 to December 13, 2012
Windsor - Frank J. Tognotti, age 86, passed away on Saturday, December
8, 2012. He was born in San Francisco on May 30, 1926, a son of Oscanio
and Melania (Messei) Tognotti.
Frank is survived by two children, Gino (Suzy) Tognotti and Dina (Jeff)
Taylor; grandchildren, Kali and Katie Tognotti and Erica and Stefany Taylor;
step grandsons Justin and Nathan Taylor; his loving companion, Estelle
Donovan; and a brother, Robert Tognotti.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Lorraine Amato Tognotti.
Frank was Golf Marshall and a member of Sirs at the Windsor Golf club.
In 1950, he was drafted by the Brooklyn Dodgers.
A Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, December 15, 2012 at Holy
Spirit Catholic Church, 1244 Saint Francis Road, Santa Rosa, with Fr.
Thomas Diaz officiating. Interment will follow at Calvary Catholic Cemetery.
A visitation will be held at the funeral home on Friday from 10:00 a.m.
until 8:00 p.m., with a Rosary at 7:00 p.m. Special thanks to Friends
House, and to Heartland Hospice for their care. Daniels Chapel of the