Frank Vincent Panzone Jr.
AGE: 55 • Beach Haven
Frank Vincent Panzone Jr., 55, of Beach Haven, passed away after a heroic fight with Esophageal Cancer on Monday, Nov. 26, 2012, in his home. Born Nov. 16, 1957, he grew up in Mt. Laurel. He and his devoted wife, Joyce, moved to Beach Haven where they opened Panzone's Pizza in 1980 and Panzone's Pizza of Surf City in 1984. He dedicated his life to his family, his businesses, and his community. He was a loving husband, father and friend to many.
He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Joyce (nee Riddell); and his daughters, Kristin and Jillian, as well as his parents, Frank & Lisa Panzone and his in-laws, Jim & Joan Riddell.
A memorial service was held at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 3, 2012 at St. Mary of the Pines in Manahawkin. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made in honor of Frank to St. Francis of Assisi Parish or St. Francis Center, 4700 Long Beach Blvd., Brant Beach, NJ 08008 or David's Dream & Believe Cancer Foundation, 28 Magnolia Road, Manahawkin, NJ 08050.
Published in Beach Haven Times on Dec. 6, 2012