Nelson-Berna Funeral Home and Crematory

4520 North Crossover Road, P.O. Box 8982, Fayetteville, AR

Phone: 479-521-5000


Frank Joseph Molesso

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Published: September 6, 2017

Frank Joseph Molesso, age 85, of Fayetteville, passed away on Friday, September 1, 2017. He was born on January 26, 1932, in Long Island City, New York to Guliano and Mary Barbarito Molesso. He is preceded in death by his loving wife of more than 57 years, Ariana Molesso; and his daughter, Jill Molesso.

Frank was a dedicated Boy Scout and thoroughly enjoyed participating as a leader. He served his country in the United States Navy. He was an avid woodworker and loved to build things. Most of all he loved camping and over the years shared this love with his family.

He is survived by his six children, Fran Molesso and wife Anna of Massachusetts, Chris Molesso and wife Lisa of Syracuse, New York, Tim Molesso and wife Liz of Fayetteville, Arkansas, Mike Molesso and wife Margie of Springdale, Arkansas, Beth Macedonio and husband Phil of East Northport, New York, and Jamie Molesso and wife Tara of East Northport, New York; 15 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at a later date. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Nelson-Berna Funeral Home. Condolences may be given online at www.nelsonberna.com.