Frank A. DePasquale

December 12, 2010 

Frank Albert DePasquale, AIA Emeritus, 85, died on Thursday, December 9, 2010.

Frank was a wonderful man and will be greatly missed by all who knew him. It has been said that Frank knew more about the buildings of Durham than anyone else ever would. His accomplishments and honors as an artist in architecture will forever represent the immensity of his talent and passion.

Frank is survived by his wife of 50 years, Merial R. DePasquale; sons John F. Thompson and wife Holly, Gary Thompson and wife Bennie; daughters Dena Thomas and husband Ben, and Peggy Young; 7 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. He is also survived by 2 brothers and 3 sisters.

A memorial service will be held at 4:00 PM on Thursday, December 16, 2010 from St Luke’s Episcopal Church. The Rev. Anne Hodges-Copple will officiate. Inurnment will immediately follow in the St. Luke’s Episcopal Church Columbarium.

The family will receive friends and guests in the Johnson Hall of St. Luke’s following the conclusion of services.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Frank’s name to his beloved church; St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 1737 Hillandale Rd., Durham, NC 27705 or to a charity of one’s own choice.

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