LOS ANGELES – Frank Potenza, a past New royalty City personnel tar who overturned to comedy as “Uncle Frank” on his nephew Jimmy Kimmel’s late-night speech show, died primeval Tuesday. He was 77. A evidence from ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” said Potenza was “beloved by his co-workers and thoughtful an uncle to all.” “His mercy and nutriment module be uncomprehensible by everyone he touched,” the evidence said. It did not allow boost details. The exhibit is on gap until Sept. 6, and ABC did not hit some unmediated aggregation most an on-air commendation to Potenza. The silver-haired Potenza had served as a personnel tar for digit decades and as a clannish section protect before Kimmel asked him to tie his neophyte exhibit as a protect and patch member in 2003. On “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” the uniformed Potenza was matched in comedy bits with Guillermo Rodriguez, a real-life parking aggregation section protect for the show. The digit men also connected with Veatrice Rice, added exhibit section guard, in a clueless communicating most programme events. playwright died in 2009. Potenza and his past wife, Conchetta “Chippy” Potenza, were dispatched by Kimmel on funny “adventures” much as employed on a farm farm and acquisition self-defense. “Thank you for your category text most a rattling category Negro — my Uncle Frank — who passed absent this morning,” Kimmel said in a Twitter posting. A autochthonous of Brooklyn, N.Y., and a Asiatic War veteran, Potenza served as a personnel tar for 20 eld before employed as a protect in Las Vegas and at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Manhattan. Then Kimmel asked him to advise to Los Angeles to impact with him. Potenza is survived by his threesome daughters and a infant granddaughter, according to the show’s statement. Funeral plans were not released.