Francesco Guarraci, Italian-born American mobster, Died at 61


Francesco “Frank” Guarraci was born in 1955 in Ribera, Sicily and died on April 14, 2016

He was a prominent member and reputed acting boss of the DeCavalcante crime family.

Francesco Guarraci came from the city where the DeCavalcante crime family’s origins can be traced.

During 1967, Guarraci emigrated to the United States, and in 1989, Guarraci was inducted into the crime family during a ceremony led by John Riggi himself, according to Vincent “Vinny Ocean” Palermo, who turned state’s evidence in 2000.

Francesco Guarraci was a regular habituate of the Ribera Social Club in Elizabeth, New Jersey.

But, he wasn’t recognized as an inducted member in the US law enforcement until years later.

Francesco Guarraci attempted to take over the Lenny’s Brick Oven Pizza in Washington Township, New Jersey, in 2010.

He was also listed as a soldier for the DeCavalcante crime family throughout the late 1990s and early 2000s.

During early 2007, it was establish that after the convictions of consigliere Stefano “Steve the Truck Driver” Vitabile and Girolamo “Jimmy” Palermo from 2003 to 2006, Francesco Guarraci was promoted to “acting boss” along with underboss, Joseph “Joe” Miranda, to run the day-to-day activities of the DeCavalcante crime family.

Francesco Guarraci at age 54 was still in charge of the familyAs of May, 2009.

Francesco Guarraci passed away at 61 yrs old.