Frank P. Romano


Frank P. Romano, age 93 of Fair Lawn, NJ passed away peacefully on Thursday, November 1, 2018. Born and raised in Hoboken, NJ, he resided in Fair Lawn for 49 years. A proud veteran of World War II serving in Occupational Services in the Philippines, he was a member of the VFW Post 281 in Fair Lawn.  He was a parishioner of St. Anne RC Church and Knights of Columbus St. Ann Council 2853 in Fair Lawn. An avid fan of horse racing, Frank also enjoyed following sports especially the Boston Red Sox and New England Patriots.  Mr. Romano was a devoted husband, father and grandfather who was loved by all and will be sorely missed by his family and friends.

Prior to retiring in 1995, he was employed as a maintenance supervisor with the Maurice M. Pine Free Public Library in Fair Lawn for many years.

Beloved husband of Joanne (Sciancalepore) Romano.  Loving and devoted father of Michele Romano and the late Thomas Romano.  Cherished grandfather of Michael Dell’ Aquila and wife Sarah, Joseph Dell’ Aguila and fiancée Madeline and Kevin Dell’ Aquila.  Adored brother of Dominic Romano, Maria Gargiulo, Carmella Belgiovine and the late Peter, Pasquale, Angelo “Charlie” Romano and Antoinette Kovach.  He is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

The family will receive relatives and friends on Sunday, 2 – 4 & 7 – 9 PM at Vander Plaat-Caggiano Funeral Home Inc., 13-31 Saddle River Road, Fair Lawn, NJ 07410 (201) 797-3500.  A Funeral Mass is planned for Monday, November 5, 2018 10:30 AM at St. Anne RC Church, 15-05 St. Anne Street, Fair Lawn, NJ 07410.  Interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery in North Arlington.     

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Frank may be made to the Veterans Association of America, P.O Box 309, Audubon Station, New York, NY 10032,

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