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Francis Contrada

May 2, 1945 — May 18, 2021

Frank Contrada  (Big Francis), 76, passed away at his home on May 18, 2021 surrounded by his loving family.  Frank was born in Brooklyn, N.Y.,then moved to Staten Island where he lived  for 40 years. Three years ago he and his wife, Lucille moved to New Jersey. Frank graduated from Boys High School.

He was a Vice President at Citibank, retiring in 1994. Frank served in the U.S. Army as a Private stationed in Fort Louis, Washington.

Frank loved  baseball, deer hunting and ironing.  He was an avid Amazon orderer, and enjoyed caring for his three grandchildren. He loved Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy and loved socializing.

He is pre-deceased by his parents, Frank and Louise Contrada.

Frank is survived by his beloved wife, Lucille, his loving children, Michael (Joelle), Jessica and Brianna, his sister, Carol Corcoran and grandchildren, Nicholas, Giuliana and Olivia.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

2:00pm - 4:00 am (Eastern time)

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Visitation

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

6:00 - 9:00 pm (Eastern time)

Bedell - Pizzo (Tottenville)

NY

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Mass of Christian Burial

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

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Entombment following service

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Brig. Gen. William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery

350 Province Line Rd, Wrightstown, NJ 08562

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