Frank "Chickie" Caputo, Jr. passed away peacefully at home in Bradenton, FL on February 5, 2024, at the age of 91. He was born on September 15, 1932, in Atlantic City, NJ. Frank was a true gentleman in all aspects of life, known for his caring and fun-loving nature.
Frank proudly served in the US Coast Guard for four years. He exemplified dedication and commitment to his country through his military associations and he was a natural neighborhood watch guardian wherever he lived.
After his military service, Frank pursued a successful career as a banker. He demonstrated professionalism and integrity throughout his years in the industry.
In his free time, Frank enjoyed various hobbies including walking, bowling, softball, gardening and playing games. He particularly loved keeping notes and enjoyed three-wheel biking during his retirement years.
Frank will be deeply missed by his surviving wife, RoseMarie, and their children: Anthony (Kathy), Valerie (Paul) Cass, Paul, Frankie, Dave (Sherry). He was a beloved grandfather to sixteen grandchildren and he cherished his eight great grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at Brown and Son in Bradenton, FL on Monday the 12th of February. Graveside service will take place at Greenwood Cemetery, Pleasantville, NJ on the 24th of February at 11 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in Frank's memory to NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness). His legacy of kindness and compassion will continue to inspire all who knew him.
Frank Caputo, Jr. will be remembered as a devoted husband, a wonderful father, pop pop and a beautiful soul. He leaves behind cherished memories and a lasting impact on the lives of those who were fortunate enough to know him.