HYDE PARK, N.Y. -- Frank Aiello Jr. of Poughkeepsie and Hyde Park, died on Friday, Dec. 23. He was 72.
He was born March 5, 1944 in Poughkeepsie. He is the son of the late Rose (Berardi) and the late Frank Aiello Sr. He was the owner of A & P Home Improvement. He was a local resident all his life and was a graduate of Poughkeepsie High School. He was a member of the Full Gospel Church in Lagrangeville and a member of Crum Elbow Rod and Gun Club.
His love for family was the center of his life. His other love was hunting. He was an excellent marksman. He shot a pope and young class buck and held the Dutchess county record for several years. He passed this tradition on to his grandson, where they hunted together for many years, making a very special bond. He was an entrepreneur and was a master finished carpenter. He was an excellent artist and loved to draw and paint. He can do anything with his hands from drawing on a piece of paper to creating something out of wood. He was truly a talented man.
He is survived by his wife, Linda J. (Lane) Aiello; his daughter and son in-law, Michelle and Dave Ciferri; grandchildren, Jacquelyn Chamberlain and her husband Adam, Jillian Ciferri, and Anthony Ciferri.
He was predeceased by his brothers, John Aiello, and Louis Aiello.
Calling hours will be Wednesday, Dec. 28, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Timothy P. Doyle Funeral Home Inc., 371 Hooker Ave., Poughkeepsie. The funeral will be held 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 29, at Timothy P. Doyle Funeral Home Inc., 371 Hooker Ave., Poughkeepsie. Burial will be in Union Cemetery, Hyde Park.