On Thursday, April 1st 2021, Frank (Joe) Dafflitto, loving husband, father, and grandfather passed away at the age of 69. Joe and his wife recently celebrated their 41st wedding anniversary on February 15th, 2021.  Joe loved to socialize with everybody he possibly could but felt more at home with his family.  Joe is survived by his wife Joni. Cherished by his four children Michele (Craig), Keith (late Amanda), Anthony (Monika), & Gina; admired by his grandchildren Mike, Hunter, Alexis, Haley, Kyra, Myah, & T.J.; beloved brother of Ed (Karen) and nephews Scott (Stacia), Chris, & Andy.

Services: A memorial Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 24th at St. Cronan Catholic Church (1202 S Boyle Ave, St. Louis, MO 63110). Family and friends to gather from 9:00 a.m. until the Mass begins. There will also be a visitation from 2 – 4 p.m. at Michel Funeral Home (5930 Southwest Ave Saint Louis, MO 63139). In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to the Lions Clubs International in which Joe was a past member.  The organization focuses on the visually and hearing-impaired.