Obituary: Frank “Duke” J. DeLuca of the North End

Frank “Duke” J. DeLuca, 94 years of age, of Boston’s North End, passed away on Thursday, April 19, 2012.

Beloved son of the late Antonio DeLuca and Rosina Ciacia. Loving companion of many years of the late Sabatina “Santa” Devito. Beloved brother of Marco Lerra and the late George Lerra and James DeLuca. Loving brother-in-law of Gloria Lerra. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Leonard Church, corner of Prince and Hanover Streets, on Monday April 23, 2012 at 9:45AM with a brief visitation in the church beginning at 9:00AM. Burial is private. Please omit flowers, donations may be made in Duke’s memory to the Spaulding Nursing Therapy Center-North End, 70 Fulton Street Boston MA 02109.