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Frank DiCenzio
Frank in 2001
Frank DiCenzio
Portrayed by James DiStefano
Episode Frank's Best
Status Deceased (2001)

Frank DiCenzio was a widowed father and owner of Frank's Best, a deli in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, specifically in an area called Oxford Circle. He would be sadly murdered by his own son, Tommy during an argument brought forth by Tommy’s anger over his father’s lack of spending time with him, his hatred towards his best friend, the troubled, thuggish Nick "Stump" Fanelli, among other things. But the biggest issue was his resentment towards Ricardo Muñoz, one of his dad’s employees who was the one in terms of “taking Frank” away from Tommy, but of course, he was unknowingly doing it. The two men just become close because of Ricardo‘s troubled life: he was an immigrant, living alone in the states as he came from El Salvador and his family was still there. And him being threatened by the violent businessman Felix Darosa. His cause of death was being beaten to death when Tommy would struck him with his hockey stick repeatedly.

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