Frank A. D’Imperio was the husband of Janet Turley D’Imperio, a native Miamian and the son-in-law of the late Willard and Florence Turley, Miami. He was born to Dr. and Mrs. Francesco Antonio D’Imperio, Sr in Philadelphia on October 11, 1939. His parents, wife Ann, wife Jody preceeded him in death.
Mr. D’Imperio’s life was marked with many accomplishments. He graduated from Delaware Wesleyan University in Delaware and Otterbein College in Westerville, Ohio. He began his career as a social worker with Ohio Department of Family Services where he worked with disadvantaged and abused youth. He returned to Philadelphia where he became a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society and was offered a position on the national level in New York City. He later brought his wife Ann and son Marty back to the Westerville, Ohio area where he established himself as a successful financial advisor. He was honored by several companies as a top salesman and traveled the world on trips he won for his salesmanship.
He was an accomplished pianist and when near a baby grand piano would make it sing with favorite Italian songs that he learned to play for his mother. He was an accomplished horseman and PRCA calf roper and competed in Oklahoma, Ohio and New Jersey. He loved to train horses to become roping horses and the last one he trained eventually went on to take his rider to fourth place in the national finals for high school calf ropers.
A memorial service for family will be held in Philadelphia where he was born. Surviving is his wife Janet, of the home in Tulsa, his sons Troy D’Imperio of Bordentown, N.J., Mark D’Imperio of Columbus, N.J., and Marty D’Imperio of Sunbury, Ohio, grandsons Cory, Josiah, Caleb and Jet, and granddaughters Alexis, Victoria, and Deanna and daughters-in-law Christina, Nancy and Lisa.
The family asks that donations be made to the Epilepsy foundation in his honor.