Frank A. Scavo


Frank Anthony Scavo of Milwaukee, Wisconsin returned home on February 1, 2024.

Frank was born on March 30th, 1952, to Frank Ross Scavo and Mary Josephine Scavo.

Frank is survived by his two sons Frank Rocco Scavo (Jennifer Scavo) and Ross Daniel Scavo (Stacy Scavo) and his two grandsons Anthony Edward Scavo and Nicholas Vincent Scavo. He was formerly married to Jeanie Scavo of Salt Lake City, Utah for 22 years, mother of their children. He lived out the last years of his life with his fiancé, Cindy Gauthier.

Frank is also survived by his sister Toni Marie Hyler (John Hyler) his niece, Santina LeAnn Daily (Adam Daily), and great niece Gianna Madison Malone.

Frank is preceded in death by his parents Frank and Mary Scavo.

Frank was a fun and spirited soul who thrived around people. He brought excitement, charisma, and passion in his interactions. He was jovial and intelligent, and his love ran deep for family and friends.

He loved all aspects of the outdoors such as camping, boating, fishing, hunting, and athletics. Frank appreciated scenery and culture of the different parts of the country. He explored the history and variety of what different towns and cities offered.  He loved to celebrate at festivals of all types, enjoying their atmosphere, food, and music.

Frank was a Helper native. He lived there until the age of 46. He moved to Georgia for 9 years before finishing out his life in Wisconsin.  Frank attended Notre Dame Catholic School from first grade through High School. He was a proud graduate of the University of Utah. He worked as a coal miner for 23 years. He also served the City of Helper as a councilman and as a judge.  He later became an educator at the College of Eastern University in the Mining Department. He spent the last part of his career working as an environmental safety manager in different facets of industry. Frank was a well-rounded professional who gave his all in every endeavor.  He saw his time as educator, trainer, and safety professional as a duty and one that would give industrious people a better chance to go home to their loved ones each day.

Frank is missed immensely by his family and close friends.

He was cremated on Feb 5, 2024. A committal service will take place on July 20th, 2024 at 10:00am at Mountain View Cemetery. A celebration of life ceremony will be held immediately following at the Helper Civic Auditorium.

Frank was instrumental in the revitalization of the Helper Museum during his civic service in the 1990s. In leu of flowers please donate in his honor to the museum either by mail at Helper City, 58 South Main Street, Helper, UT 84526 or by phone (435) 472-5391.

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