FRANK DEMARIA

Frank DeMaria, 86, formerly of New Castle, DE, passed away on February 22, 2019. He was born in Bronx, N.Y. He worked for 30 years in the manufactured homes business. Frank enjoyed performing in musicals where he was the leading performer in upstate New York and in Virginia. Frank passed a singing audition and was guest singer on live TV in upstate New York. He was an avid bowler and at age 71 Frank bowled his first 300 game. At age 72 he bowled his second 300 game. He will be missed by many of his bowling buddies. He will be reunited with his wife of 36 years, Aline, who passed away on Feb. 14, 2018. Also, proceeding him in death are his parents, Frank and Martha DeMaria; brother, Joseph DeMaria; sister, Lucille Sabino. Survivors include his sister, Jackie Vollrath; step-daughter, Johanna (Scott); grandchildren, Shelby, Briana, Halieigh, and Tiffany; and many nieces and nephews. A service will be held at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, March 6 at McCrery & Harra Funeral Home (3710 Kirkwood Hwy.). Friends and family may call beginning at 12:00 PM. Interment at Gracelawn Memorial Park will follow.