Bangalow Icon Dies


Local icon Frank Scarrabelotti died at his home in Bangalow, just 50 days short of his 110th birthday. One of the world’s oldest men, Frank was a popular figure in the Bangalow community supporting many a good cause.

The son of Italian migrants, born near Coraki in 1896, he said his secret for a long and healthy life were – faith, family, friends and good food.

Over 250 mourners filled the St Kevin’s Catholic Church in Bangalow, to pay their respects, he is survived by his wife, Nell, and daughters Mary and Helen.

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