Frank Taverna Jr. age 83 of Highland Park at peace April 29, 2020 at home. A Navy veteran and gregarious native of New York City, he embraced his adopted hometown of Highland Park. A talented stylist, avid golfer and colorful raconteur, he generated many loving and lasting friendships. Preceded in death by his beloved wife Theresa “Bonnie” Taverna, he will be sorely missed by extended family in New York and Ohio and by his local loved ones, the Rivi family. Private interment Fort Sheridan Cemetery. Those who wish to make a memorial donation may contact the funeral director for guidance.