Franco Pullano

Obituary of Franco Pullano

July 7, 1960 – Calgary, Alberta

June 28, 2024 – Springbank, Alberta


Franco “Frank” Pullano, beloved husband of Pat Montanaro Pullano, was born in Calgary, AB, on July 7, 1960, and passed away suddenly at the age of 63 years, a week short of his 64th birthday.


He loved being outdoors, walking his dogs, enjoying nature, and rafting down the Elbow and Bow rivers. He was an accomplished hair stylist, owning his own salon, Frank's Hair Salon, for numerous years. His passion for gardening led him to his final career of managing the grounds of Sterling Springs and Morgans Rise.


Frank entered many Calgary Horticultural Society competitions and won numerous awards. He loved getting together around the fire pit on his property with family and friends.


Frank is survived by his loving wife of 36 years, Pat Montanaro, his mother Giuseppina Pullano, sister Tina (Frank) Gallucci, brother Steven (Carolyn) Pullano, nieces, Christa (Jim) Chappelle, Alissa (Amanda) Priolo, and Lia Pullano; nephews, Antonio and Stefano Pullano; uncle Peter (Anna) Perrotta, aunts, Paolina Paolucci, Maria (Carlo) Mattucci, and Marietta Tassone; sisters-in-law, Gemma (Tim) Sarro and Franca Cervo; and brother-in-law Tony (Irene) Montanaro. As well as many cousins and grandnephews.


Frank was predeceased by his father Antonio Pullano, father-in-law Mariano Montanaro, mother-in-law Pasqualina Montanaro, and many other close relatives.


Funeral Services will be held at McInnis & Holloway Park Memorial (5008 Elbow Drive SW, Calgary, AB), on Monday, July 8, 2024, at 10:30 a.m. Reception to follow at Calgary Italian Cultural Centre (416 1 Ave NE, Calgary, AB) from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.


If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to The Calgary Humane Society, 4455 – 110th Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB  T2C 2T7, Telephone: (403)205-4455,, or to a charity of your choice.


Condolences, memories, and photos may be shared and viewed with Frank’s family here.


In living memory of Frank Pullano, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes, Cochrane, 369 Railway Street, Cochrane, AB T4C 2E2, Telephone: 403-932-4740.


Funeral Service

10:30 am
Monday, July 8, 2024
McInnis & Holloway Park Memorial
5008 Elbow Drive SW
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
(403) 243-8200


12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Monday, July 8, 2024
Calgary Italian Cultural Centre
416 1 Ave NE
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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