Obituary for Frank L. Formica, Sr.
Frank Formica, Sr. of Staten Island, NY and Lavallette, NJ , passed away peacefully on April 10, 2018 after a short illness.
Frank was born in Bronx, NY and lived most of his life on Staten Island, before retiring to Lavallette, NJ.
He attended New Dorp High School and Staten Island Community College where he received his Associate Degree.
He joined the NYC Sanitation Dept. in 1969 and retired 20 years later as a Superintendent.
He is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Amy nee Crews. He is also survived by his daughters, Allison Formica, and Melissa Papis ( Andrew) , and sons Frank Formica Jr. ( Milissa) and Anthony Formica ( Danielle).
He was a loving grandfather to 9 grandchildren Amanda, Samantha, Andrew, Kristin, Angelica, Nicholas, Danielle, Anthony and Thomas along with
3 step grandchildren Samantha, John and Sabrina.
He loved the beach, hunting and his family and friends. When he walked into the room and you saw him smile, you knew that you were loved.
The family will receive friends Monday and Tuesday 2-4 & 7-9pm at the Timothy E. Ryan Home for Funerals, 145 St. Catherine Blvd., Toms River. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered Wednesday 10:00am at St. Pio of Pietrelcina RC Church, Lavallette, NJ. Burial to follow at St. Joseph Cemetery, Toms River.
Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.ryanfuneralhome.com.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Diabetes Association of America.