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Francis X. Femminella PhD

Francis X. Femminella, Prof. - Royal Palm Beach Florida and Selkirk New York went to the Lord on Sunday October 11, 2009. Predeceased by Father Lawrence Femminella, Mother Catherine, Brother Bernard. Survived by loving wife Concetta (Cianciotto), Son Lawrence, Daughter Maria Rodden (Paul), Sister Linda Raab (Ted), Grandchildren Robbie (Melody), Frank (Margarita), Christina, Paul, Sandra (Pablo), great granddaughter and many cherished nieces and nephews and family. Doctor Femminella was Professor Emeritus of State University of New York at Albany, and a Psychiatric Social Worker. He was the Chairman of Advisory committee on Ethnic Studies to Presidents Ford and Carter. A member of Committee on Aging to the White House. Author of many studies on ethnicity and citizenship. Founding member of the America Italian Historical Association, Sons of Italy in Albany New York and many professional associations. Enjoyed community volunteerism, Board of Trustees, Hillside House Ravena New York, Selkirk Fire Department, and Advocate Palm Beach Diocese Tribunal. Frank a man of great faith, devoted to loving family and church, an inspiration to all of us. - Wife Connie, Children, Grandchildren.