Riverview Funeral Home

Obituary for Frank T. Pennino

A photograph of Frank T.  Pennino

Born: Brooklyn, NY
Lived: Shelton

Frank T. Pennino, age 82, of Shelton entered into rest on Monday, December 2, 2019 at St. Vincentís Medical Center with his loving family by his side. He was the devoted husband of 58 years to Phyllis (Safran) Pennino. Frank was born in Brooklyn, NY on March 11, 1937 son of the late Anthony and Helen (Pezzello) Pennino. He lived in Brooklyn until 1969 when he moved to Staten Island where he and his wife raised their family and purchased their first home. While in Staten Island he was the manager of his sons Staten Island Little League Baseball teams for 7 years where each and every year he delivered the championship to their teams. In 1978, they moved to Westport. In 2006, they moved to Shelton where they resided for the past 13 years. He proudly served with the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. In 1965, Frank started his career at Encore Sales Corporation in New York and worked his way to become the owner. He was the beloved father of Marc Pennino and his wife Maria and Paul Pennino and his wife Susan and brother of Lillian and Charlene Pennino. Frank was the loving grandfather of Anthony, Christian, Alexis, Lauren and Mia. He was predeceased by his sister Jean Tserkezis. Friends may call on Thursday from 4 to 7 PM at the Riverview Funeral Home, 390 River Rd., Shelton. On Friday his funeral service will be held at 11 AM at the funeral home. His entombment will follow at Mt. St. Peter Cemetery. Friends may leave condolences at www.riverviewfh.com.