Albert N. Frettoloso

July 7, 1925 - October 3, 2017

Albert N. Frettoloso, age 92, of McKinney, Texas, passed away October 3, 2017.  Mr. Frettoloso was born July 7, 1925, in Pawling, New York, to Elario and Catherine (Campari) Frettoloso.  He was a loving father to Albert Frettoloso, Jr., Thomas J. Frettoloso, and Debbie Frettoloso.  He enjoyed spending time with his family.  Mr. Frettoloso was a loving husband of forty-two years to Mrs. Dorothy Anne Frettoloso.  He was well known as “Big Al”, a name given to him by George W. Bush.  Mr. Frettoloso was a drummer who played with various Big Bands in the early 40’s and 50’s before entering the military.  He proudly served in the United States Air Force with the 82nd Airborne during World War II helping to liberate death camps in the Philippines.

Mr. Frettoloso is survived by his wife, Dorothy A. Frettoloso of McKinney, Texas; son, Thomas J. Frettoloso and wife, Beth of Carrollton, Texas; and grandchildren, Nathan Frettoloso and wife, Angie, Blake Frettoloso and wife, Taylor, and Caryn Northcutt and husband, Austin, all of Irving, Texas.

He was preceded in death by his parents, son, Albert N. Frettoloso, daughter, Debbie Frettoloso, brothers, Tony Frettoloso and Gerry Frettoloso, and sisters, Catherine Cappello and Nicki DeLeo.

A memorial mass will be held at 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 11, 2017, at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, 652 Redbud Blvd., McKinney, Texas 75069.

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Tommy, I am really sorry for the loss in your family. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Hugs to you. Kirsten Crawford, October 11, 2017 Tommy and Beth, We are saddened to hear about the passing of Tommy's father. Please know we are thinking of you during this difficult time and praying for peace and comfort. Regards, The Holcombe and Barbosa Family Ronnie and Kathy Holcombe , October 11, 2017 Love you Umpaw. You will be in our hearts forever. Blake & Taylor Frettoloso, October 10, 2017 Uncle Al you will be sorely missed. You were an inspiration to so many people and you were larger than life. We love you. Paul and Stephanie Moore, October 7, 2017 So sorry for your loss. As always prayers and love Dan & Evelyn
Evelyn amd Dan Moore, October 5, 2017 You will be so missed Al. It was a privilege to know you. You always seemed to have a smile on your face. Rest in peace. Kay Beyer, October 5, 2017 Aunt Dorothy my sincere condolences to you! I so wish we were closer. You and Uncle Al were a beautiful, loving couple Who were so blessed to find each other. May Uncle Al rest in Heavenly Peace. He will never be forgotten.
Lori frettoloso Nicholson , October 5, 2017 Loved the ol' coot. No more pain now. Gayle, October 5, 2017 We are sorry to hear of Al’s passing. Our prayers are with Dottie and the family. Tim & Melanie Spenner , October 5, 2017 I love you uncle AL we'll all miss you dearly Tina Lyon, October 5, 2017