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Frank J. Kruppenbacher

August 15, 1926 — July 2, 2024

Rochester - July 2, 2024, at age 97. Predeceased by his wife Nellie (Bommelje); parents, Adelinda (Striebich) and Frank S. Kruppenbacher; brother-in-law Stanley Ward. Survived by his sister Marie Ward; sons, Robert, Ronald (Rose Mancuso), Frank A. (Jacqueline Schertz), Dean (Linda), Kevin (Lisa) Kruppenbacher; nephew Arthur Ward (Mary Kummer); grandchildren, Amy (Todd) McNulty, Deborah, Daniel (Carol), Christina, Lynn, and Dalton Kruppenbacher; great-grandchildren, Madison, James, and Julian Viele, Liliana and Jacob McNulty, and Raegan Alohalani Kruppenbacher. Frank is also survived by many more dear family and friends. He proudly served in the US Navy during World War II. Frank is a graduate of RIT and was employed at Kodak and General Motors from where he retired as an engineer.

Family and friends may call Thursday, July 11, 4-6 p.m. at Farrell-Ryan Funeral Home, 777 Long Pond Rd. A Celebration of Life Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, July 12, at Our Mother of Sorrows Church, 5000 Mt. Read Blvd. Entombment immediately following at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery Resurrection Garden Mausoleum, 2461 Lake Ave. Please direct any gifts in Frank's memory to Honor Flight Rochester, Inc., PO Box 23581, Rochester, NY 14692, or

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Service Schedule

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Thursday, July 11, 2024

4:00 - 6:00 pm (Eastern time)

Farrell-Ryan Funeral and Cremation Services

777 Long Pond Road, Rochester, NY 14612

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Funeral Mass

Friday, July 12, 2024

10:30 - 11:30 am (Eastern time)

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