Frank A. Chimento 1949-2022

YOUNGSTOWN — Frank Anthony “Pape” Chimento, 72, of Youngstown, passed away peacefully at his residence early Saturday morning, July 23, 2022.

Pape was born July 28, 1949, in Youngstown, the son of Frank R. Jr. and Antoinette Ambrosio Chimento, and was a lifelong area resident.

Frank was a 1967 graduate of Chaney High School and then attended Youngstown State University, where he was an active member of Alpha Phi Delta fraternity.

Frank was the face and voice of Ambrosio’s Restaurant for more than 20 years. He later owned Frankie’s in the Eastwood Mall, briefly worked for Kimberly-Clark Corp. and retired from Trax Restaurant in Austintown.

Pape was a faithful member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Basilica, where he served as an usher and a festival volunteer.

Frank leaves to hold onto memories his twin daughters, Tiffany A. and Stephanie M. Chimento; his brother, Robert “Pig” Chimento; his companion, Debbie Love; and his former wife and friend, Mary Ann Pleger Chimento Gania; along with many cousins and lifelong friends.

Frank was preceded in death by his parents.

Family and friends may pay their respects 3:30 to 4:50 p.m. Wednesday afternoon, July 26, 2022, at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Basilica, 343 Via Mount Carmel, Youngstown, where a Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 5 p.m. Wednesday, with the Very Rev. Msgr. Michael J. Cariglio, officiant.

Burial will take place privately at Calvary Cemetery, Youngstown.

Arrangements have been trusted to the professional care of the Rossi & Santucci Funeral Home, 4221 Market St., Boardman. Family and friends may visit www.rossisantuccifh.com. to view this obituary and send condolences to Frank’s family.

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