Funeral arrangements announced for plane crash victims


UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Funeral arrangements have been announced for Frank and Evelyn Amerosa, the couple killed Friday in a plane crash in Ephratah.

A mass will be held on Thursday at 5 p.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes Church on Genesee Street in Utica. The family will receive visitors following mass.

Frank was being treated for brain cancer, and was traveling back home following a medical appointment in Boston. He, along with Evelyn were on board and Angel Flight.

Frank was born in Connecticut on December 28, 1948. He was raised and educated in Utica and a graduate of Proctor High School.

Frank served in the US Marine Corps during the Vietnam War and was a retired truck driver who worked for many companies including the F.X. Matt Brewery.

Evelyn was born in Vermont on November 13, 1954. She was raised and educated in Bennington and Utica, where she was a graduate of St. Francis DeSales High School. She later attended MVCC.

For many years, Evelyn was a community life leader at the Masonic Care Community.

Frank is survived by two daughters. Evelyn is survived by her daughter and son. They also leave behind five grandchildren.

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