Frank/Francis Franchetti was the ruthless leader of the Franchetti Family and the adoptive uncle of Jackie Estacado due to the advise of Sonatine. He was the father of Appolonia Franchetti and husband of Lauren Franchetti, who was the host of The Angelus.
After some differences with his nephew, Frank felt that Jackie betrayed the family. So he decided to take some serious action, resulting in a war between Don Franchetti and Estacado. After the execution of Estacado's love Jenny thanks to Uncle Frankie, The Darkness retaliated by blowing Uncle Frankie up and himself in the process.