Francesco ‘Frank’ DiCarlo

A funeral will be held Wednesday, April 20, 2022 for 75-year-old Francesco “Frank” DiCarlo of Red Bud, Ill., who passed away at 4:30 a.m., Monday, April 11, 2022 at DePaul Hospital, Bridgeton, Mo.


He was born September 10, 1946 in Altofonte, Sicily to Carlo and Anna (nee Ignoffo) DiCarlo, who both preceded him in death.


Frank married Angela Evola on October 22, 1983 in St. Louis, Missouri; she survives in Red Bud.


He is also survived by three children: Anna DiCarlo of Red Bud, Carlo (Whitley) DiCarlo of Dallas, Tex. and Sabrina DiCarlo of Red Bud; four siblings: Andrea DiCarlo of Palermo, Sicily, Giacomo DiCarlo of Palermo, Sicily, Salvatore (Vita) DiCarlo of Virden, Ill. and Maria DiCarlo of Palermo, Sicily; a grandson: Francesco DiCarlo; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and loyal customers.


He was also preceded in death by a brother: Angelo DiCarlo, two sisters: Giuseppa DiCarlo and Antonina Fanale and in-laws: Francesco and Giuseppa Evola.


He owned and operated DiCarlo’s Restaurant in Red Bud, Illinois for 37 years.


He was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Red Bud, Illinois.


Frank enjoyed gardening and watching Inter Soccer team.


He was a very dedicated worker and enjoyed spending time with his family.


Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, April 19, 2022 and 8-9:45 a.m. Wednesday, April 20, 2022 at the Pechacek Funeral Home in Red Bud.


A funeral mass for 75-year-old Francesco “Frank” DiCarlo of Red Bud will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 20, 2022 at the St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Red Bud. The Rev. Msgr. Dennis Schaefer will officiate.


Entombment will be in Resurrection Cemetery in St. Louis, Missouri.


Memorials to be given to the family to be used for Masses in Frank’s name in the future.