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Goodbody Mortuary

5027 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA

OBITUARY

Frank Scialdone Jr.

May 10, 1931August 25, 2020

Frank Scialdone Jr., age 89, of Oceanside, California passed away on Tuesday, August 25, 2020. Frank was born May 10, 1931 in Rhode Island.

A liturgy for Frank will be held Thursday, September 17, 2020 from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM at Holy Angels Byzantine Catholic Church, 2235 Galahad Rd., San Diego, CA 92123. Prior to interment, a committal service will occur Thursday, September 17, 2020 from 12:30 PM to 1:00 PM at Miramar National Cemetery, 5795 Nobel Dr., San Diego, CA 92122.

The family asks that you make a DONATION in Frank's name to the PTSD Foundation of America IN LIEU OF flowers.

Frank grew up on 'Federal Hill' in Providence, Rhode Island where he married Marguerite Faraone. Frank and Marguerite are survived by four of their five children: Ricardo, Michael, Frank, and Lizabeth. Christine passed away in 2012. His grandchildren are Adam, Reed, Samantha, and Sabrina. Stephanie Capasso and Henry Capasso are his niece and nephew.

After serving our nation for 22 years, Frank retired as a Major with the United States Marine Corps. As a 19-year-old Frank fought in the Korean War where he received the Purple Heart for frozen feet in the Chosin Reservoir battle with the First Marine Division. After recovering from his wounds, he attended college and Officers Training School, and was commissioned as a second lieutenant. Frank also fought in the Vietnam War.

Following his career with the Marine Corps, Frank acquired his MBA business degree, and had a very successful business career; most years spent with then Zellerbach Paper Company.

Frank's friend Rose said "Frank was a wonderful, smart, funny, and generous human being." He loved his Family, Friends, Country, and God with all his heart.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.goodbodymortuary.com for the Scialdone family.

Services

  • Liturgy

    Thursday, September 17, 2020

  • Committal Service, followed by Interment

    Thursday, September 17, 2020

Memories

Frank Scialdone Jr.

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Anthony D'amico

September 16, 2020

Frank, my friend whom I have know since 3rd grade, we have shared a great friendship through the years and I will treasure those memories forever. Now it is time to send you off with blessings and love as you are met by Our Lord in Heaven to live in eternity with Marge. Love Deek and Pamela

louis boschetti

September 15, 2020

This message is from ri one of franks best friend and almost brother no words can express how we felt when we got the news of his passing he will live on in our treasured memories he is now at peace with his beloved marge we had 80 plus unforgetable true friendship years! Our deepest sympathies to his fa
mily god bless! louis boschetti and family

Jim and Carol Dagostino

September 13, 2020

Our deepest sympathy to the Scialdone family. We had many fond memories during his physical therapy sessions over the years. Frank was quite humorous. May he rest in peace.

Rose Jacobson

September 2, 2020

My deepest condolences to all of the Scialdone Family. Frank was a good friend. I have lots of very fond memories of all the times we hung out together. He was my dinner and movie theatre buddy.

Frank was a wonderful, smart, funny, and generous human being. I know that he is in Heaven with your Mom.

Warmly,
Rose Jacobson

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Marine Corps Birthday Ball

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1st Lieutenant Scialdone

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On the range!

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At the commissioning of the USS Michael Monsoor, January 26, 2019

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Mom and Dad

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Marine Corps Birthday Ball

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1st Lieutenant Scialdone

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On the range!

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At the commissioning of the USS Michael Monsoor, January 26, 2019

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Mom and Dad

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Dad and his first born!

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Good memories.

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