Obituary for Frank Brunacci

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Frank Brunacci

October 6, 1931 - November 3, 2017

Frank Brunacci, 86, of Decatur, MI passed away Friday, November 3, 2017 at Bronson Hospital in Kalamazoo.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held 1:00 P.M., Monday, November 13, 2017 at Decatur Bible Church, 80797 M-51 Highway North, Decatur, with Pastor Steve DeGroft officiating. Friends may visit from 11:00 A.M. until 1:00 P.M., Monday at the Church. A private inurnment will take place at Maple Grove Cemetery in Mattawan. Memorials may be made to the Decatur VFW Post 6248 Auxiliary. Those wishing to share a memory of Frank online may so at

Frank was born October 6, 1931 in Chicago, IL to John & Carmella (Chiaro) Brunacci. He graduated from Mattawan High School and then went on to serve his county in the United States Army from 1952 until 1954. On June 16, 1962 he married Ruth White in Evergreen, IL. Frank worked for National Water Life as a machinist in Kalamazoo for over thirty years. In his spare time he enjoyed playing bingo but most of all he loved spending time with family especially his grandchildren.

Frank is survived by his sons Larry and Jim Hall; grandchildren Joe Hall, Sherrie (Erick) Bowers, Michael Hall, Crystal Forrest, Valerie Forrest and Edward Finley; great grandchildren Brylee, Tyler, Michael James II, Jake, Andrew, Madison, Gracie, Nicole, Stephanie, Michael, Phillip, Serenity and Qala; six great great grandchildren; nieces and nephews Chaun Hall, Beverly Astopenia, Chelly Worthington, Thomas Morgan, Greg Brunacci, Barbara Reeves, Jimmy Morgan, Rita Morgan, John Morgan and Cheryl Morrow. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife Ruth; significant other Maxine Baushke; siblings Florence, Kay, Jim and Guy; and niece Cindy Brunacci.


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Visitation Information

Date: Monday, November 13, 2017

Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Decatur Bible Church, 80797 M-51 Highway North, Decatur, MI 49045

Service Information

Date: Monday, November 13, 2017

Time: 1:00 pm

Decatur Bible Church, 80797 M-51 Highway North, Decatur, MI 49045

Memorial Information

Memorials may be made to the Decatur VFW Post 6248 Auxiliary.


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Born: October 6, 1931
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Condolences for Frank Brunacci

James posted on 11/8/17

My deepest sympathy for your loss. May our Heavenly Father Jehovah strengthen you with His promise to swallow up death forever and soon end all our suffering. (Rev. 21:3-5; Isa. 25:8) May His promises also comfort you during this difficult time.


Elsa Corsi posted on 11/7/17

RIP Frank! May you meet with your Ruth in heaven. Didn't get to know you for very long, but I'll remember your visits. You are a loving man that cherished his sons so very much. They loved you back along with anyone who met you. God hold you in His arms


Rita white posted on 11/7/17

RIP Frank. If there is a heaven, we're sure you're there. Gary &Rita White


Peggy Fortier posted on 11/7/17

Frank, what a wonderful man. you will be missed. always loved your hugs. RIP. Peggy Miston Fotier.


Shara brown posted on 11/7/17

Uncle frank, you will be missed dearly by was a very loving man.going to miss you .


Chaun (Brunacci) Hall posted on 11/6/17

Rest in Peace Uncle Frank. You were very special to my Dad & loved by all. We will miss your great sense of humor. You were the end of an era. I'm sure you and your sibling will watch over all of us. God love you. ?? Love you, Pat, Chaun & family. xo ?