Frank Anthony Martucci
October 22, 1936 – July 27, 2018
Frank Anthony Martucci, 81, of Toms River, NJ (formerly of SI, NY) peacefully passed at home surrounded by his loving family on July 27, 2018. Frank was a native Staten Islander and settled in New Dorp after he was married and raised his family there. Frank was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He was a retired NYPD officer and a retired First Sergeant in the US Army. Frank is survived by his wife of 53 years, Mary (nee Colucci), children: MaryAnne, Edward, and Michilina and Gerard Scala; three grandchildren, Lorenzo, Adrianna and Angelo. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his mom, Mary I. Janeczek and stepdad, Walter Janeczek and his brother George Matthews. Frank used to walk around New Dorp and had many stops along the way where he met with friends and neighbors alike. He was an avid bowler as well. He bowled in many leagues both at Rab's Country Lanes in Dongan Hills and the Showplace in Travis. Frank loved spending time with his wife, children, and grandchildren. He would spend hours tending to and caring for his vegetable garden; he was especially proud of his famous array of tomatoes and squash. Frank also received an AAS from Staten Island College. Frank was a member of the US Dept of Veteran Affairs, the VFW-Beauvais Hudson Post 126 (SI), the NYC Verrazano 1013 Assoc Inc. as well as the Jersey Shore 1013 Organization. He was also a member of the Columbian NYPD Association and the Pulaski NYPD Association. Visitation is Thursday, August 2, from 2-4pm & 6-9pm, at Anderson and Campbell Funeral Home, 703 Main Street, Toms River, NJ 08753. Funeral is Friday, August 3 at 11am. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Risen Christ Chapel in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, 62 Cedar Grove Rd, Toms River, NJ 08753. Interment at 1pm at Brigadier General William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 350 Province Line Rd, Wrightstown, NJ 08562. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the final request fund managed by Holisticare Hospice called Sun Catcher Fund, 1144 Hooper Ave Suite 208, Toms River, NJ 08753. Condolences may made by visiting www.andersonandcampbell.com.
- Visitation Thursday, August 2, 2018
- Funeral Mass Friday, August 3, 2018
- Burial Friday, August 3, 2018
Frank Anthony Martucci
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August 6, 2018
I am so very sorry for the lose of your dad. I do understand a bit what a difficult time it must be for you. I lost my dad several years ago. I do know over time it doe gets a bit easier. Small things like smells, foods and places bring a happy close feeling back to you without so much sorrow I knew my dad was in the presence of The Father of All Creation but I also knew being human we are a bit selfish and would rather him here . I will keep you and your family in my prayers.
August 3, 2018
I miss seeing Frank walking his 'beat' on Belfast Avenue and on to New Dorp. He was a very good neighbor and he should rest in peace.
Police Officer and Mrs. Hank Kolonko