Frank Gennarini
Frank Gennarini


4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Friday, June 28, 2024
Abriola Parkview Funeral Home
419 White Plains Rd.
Trumbull, Connecticut, United States

Mass of Christian Burial

11:00 am
Saturday, June 29, 2024
St. Theresa Church
5301 Main St.
Trumbull, Connecticut, United States

Memorial Contributions

Barnum Festival,  P.O. Box 1212, Bridgeport, CT 06601( or to Liv It Up,  2400 East Commercial Blvd., Suite 810, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308

Obituary of Frank T. Gennarini

Frank Thomas Gennarini passed away peacefully in Milford, Connecticut on Saturday, June 22, 2024. Frank was born on May 14, 1949 in Bridgeport to Mario A. and Mary C. Gennarini. Frank is survived by his wife, Cynthia, daughter Jinger, and her husband Mark Kalin and his granddaughter Parker, all of Reno, Nevada.  Frank is also survived by his twin brother Mario A. Gennarini and his wife Sandra Recupido of Ponte Vedra Florida, his sister and brother-in-law Denise and Vincent Guarriello of Jupiter, Florida, Uncle Thomas Iassogna of Bridgeport and Uncle Robert Gennarini and his wife Leslie of Monroe, Connecticut, as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins. 

Frank graduated from Trumbull High and was educated at Sacred Heart University. Frank dedicated 40 years to a successful career in real estate, beginning at Memoli and Memoli and continuing on at Daddario Industries, where he served as vice president of real estate. Frank was deeply committed to his community, volunteering for many civic organizations in the greater Bridgeport area. He was proud to have been Grand Marshall of the Council of The Italian American Society, served on the Barnum Festival Foundation and was a member of the board of the Barnum Museum. Notably, Frank was the Barnum Festival Ringmaster from 2020-2022, the longest and only Ringmaster to serve for more than one year. In his leisure time, Frank enjoyed dancing, dining out and socializing. He will be remembered for his winning personality, quick wit, love of comedy, and his popularity. Frank will be deeply missed by his family, friends, and the many lives that he touched. 

Friends may greet the family on Friday, June 28, 2024 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Abriola Parkview Funeral Home, 419 White Plains Rd., Trumbull. Words of remembrance will be shared at 6:00 p.m. Friends and family are encouraged to bring copies of photographs of themselves with Frank to be used at a future date for a celebration of life! A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, June 29, 2024 at 11:00 a.m. directly in St. Theresa Church, 5301 Main St., Trumbull. Interment will be held privately at the convenience of the family. Donations in Frank’s honor can be made to either of two causes that were close to his heart: Barnum Festival, P.O. Box 1212, Bridgeport, CT 06601( or to Liv It Up, 2400 East Commercial Blvd., Suite 810, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308, For online condolences, please visit us at 


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