Frank Pescatore Obituary, Death – Frankie was just a young boy when he discovered his passion for singing. When he was 12 years old, he first became interested in music and quickly developed a passion for it. Richie Grasso, Vinnie Sorgi, and Leon Barette were the other members of the singing group that he and his brother Nick co-founded under the name The Concepts. After that, he continued his music career by recording songs such as “Fair Weather Friend,” “This Girl,” “How About That,” and “Come With Me.” After that, the band was picked up by a number of record labels and recorded a great deal of music.
They made appearances on a variety of local shows, such as Dick Clarks Bandstand and The Steel Pier in Atlantic City, to name just a few, and toured up and down the East Coast to perform at other venues. After a while of performing live and going on tour, the band decided to rebrand themselves as The Styles, and then later as The 5 Classics. It was actually two extremely well-known DJs at the time, Hy Lit and Joe Niagra, who advised that he change his stage name to Dean Randolph. (Named after Frank’s two all-time favorite actors, Dean Martin and Randolph Scott) He released music on a number of different record labels, including Chancellor, Saturn, ABC Records, Apt, and MGM.
The passage of time brought about a number of shifts in his professional life throughout the years. Those days of being one of the first gorgeous adolescent idols came to an end when he was married to Maryann Sofia, the woman who had won his heart. He fell in love and married her. Dean Randolph eventually got married and started a family. He had two children, Maryann and Frank Jr., and continued singing, but now he did it with acapella groups. Frankie, John Paloney, Richard Booker (of Lee Andrews and The Hearts), Bill Kelsey, and Bobby Burgess are the members of Memory Lane.
Memory Lane was the final band Frankie was a member of, and he continued to perform with them up until the day he passed away. They recorded their album, which was titled Acapella Avenue, and performed at a variety of local places. Their album is still doing very well today. Frankie “Dean Randolph” Pescatore was a mild-mannered, soft-spoken, gentle giant with a heart of gold, and he will be greatly missed by everyone in the Philadelphia Music Industry as well as an uncountable number of family members, friends, and fans.
Maryann, Frank’s devoted wife, is the only person he leaves behind (nee Sofia). Beloved Poppi to Gianna, Michael, Sophia, Frankie III, and Gino, he is a devoted father of Maryann (Michael) Belgiorno and the late Frank Pescatore, Jr. He is also the proud father of Maryann (Michael) Belgiorno. Pescatore is the brother of Nicky Pescatore (Carole) and Henry Pescatore (Dorothy). Additionally, he is survived by a large number of adoring nieces and nephews. A private viewing, funeral mass, and burial will take place, and a Celebration of Life event featuring musical performances will take place at a later date.