Frank P. Buonarota, 92, of Westwood (formerly of Dumont) died peacefully at his home on October 23, 2021. Predeceased by his beloved wife, Lucy (née Monopoli). Loving father of Daniel (Josephine) Buonarota, Janet (Mario) Rigoletto. Cherished grandfather of Lynn, Tara, Nicholas, and Nina, and great-grandfather of Kristopher. Dear brother of Mary O’Brien. Awesome uncle of many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his brother Morris Buonarota.
Frank was born and raised in Hoboken, NJ to Martha (née DeSteno) and Danial Buonarota. He was a Pressman with the New York Times, retiring in 1993, and a member of the Knights of Columbus St. John’s Council #1345. Frank was passionate about his rose garden, and was a big sports fan. He especially enjoyed fun times spent with his family and friends. Frank loved to laugh and “tell a long story short”.
Funeral Mass Thursday, October 28th, 9:30 AM, St. Mary’s R.C. Church, Dumont. Entombment Garden of Memories, Washington Township. Family and friends are welcome to celebrate Frank’s life on Wednesday, October 27th, 4-8 PM at the Beaugard-McKnight Funeral Home, 869 Kinderkamack Road, River Edge.