December 31, 2013
Obituaries » FRANK R. GRAPPONE
GRAPPONE, FRANK R., 70, a Vermont native, currently residing in Jackson, Mich., passed away December 31, 2013. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Brenda; three children, Michelle (Rich) Savicki, Todd (Jennifer) Grappone and Margaret (Joseph) Stengel; and seven grandchildren. Frank graduated from Norwich University in 1966, then served as a captain, with distinction, in the 101st Airborne in the Vietnam War, and was discharged with two Bronze Stars and two letters of commendation. He went on to a successful business career, until his retirement in 2006. Frank was an avid fly fisherman, hunter and golfer, and was an active member of The Original Pennsylvania 1000 Yard Benchrest Club, where he won several marksmanship awards.