Frank Ronald Alioto, 78, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, in Sonoma. He was born in San Francisco, on March 16, 1935, to the late Inez and Frank Alioto.
Frank graduated from Galileo High School in 1953. He married Carolyn Baisa on Feb. 21, 1970, and was a Sonoma resident for 15 years.
At age 22, he took over his father’s auto body shop, Alioto’s Garage. He ran this successful business for over 50 years until succeeding it to his sons, Matt and Chris. Frank was a beloved husband, father and grandfather.
Frank is survived by his wife, Carolyn Alioto, of Sonoma; and his two sons, Matt (Mia) Alioto, of Hillsborough and Chris (Patricia) Alioto, of San Anselmo. He is also survived by his five beloved grandchildren, Marcello, Santino, Enzo, Siena and Mila Alioto.
He will be missed.