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Frank Thomas Teneriello
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Obituary for Frank Thomas Teneriello


Waynesville, Frank Thomas Teneriello, age 49, passed away on Friday, January 19, 2018 at his residence.

A native of Boston, Massachusetts, he was the son of Salvatore Frank and Alice Sullivan Teneriello, of Naples, Florida. Frank was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Thomas and Marie Sullivan; and paternal grandparents, Frank and Emma Teneriello. Frank lived his life for one purpose, his family. He was full of life, love and a passion to see others smile. Frank was a gifted baker, working for family in Boston at Salvatore’s. His infectious personality and kind heart endeared him to so many.

In addition to his parents, Frank is survived by his wife of four years, Connie Teneriello; step-daughter, Isabel Cochran; step-son, Carlos Pantoja, all of Waynesville; sister, Tara Amaral; brother, Brian Teneriello; and two nieces, Gianna Amaral and Emma Amaral, all of Naples, Florida.

A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 23, 2018 Sulphur Springs Freewill Baptist Church with Reverend Phillip Wyatt officiating.

The care of Mr. Teneriello has been entrusted to Wells Funeral Homes and an online memorial register is available at “Obituaries” at

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Sulphur Springs Free Will Baptist Church

1273 Sulphur Springs Road
Waynesville, NC 28786


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