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AGE: 78 • Bridgewater
Frank Pope, 78, passed away on Saturday, March 24, 2012 at Somerset Medical Center in Somerville. Born in New York City, NY, Frank formerly resided in Bound Brook before moving to Bridgewater a year ago.
Mr. Pope was a veteran of the United States Navy.
He worked as a Warehouse Manager in Shipping and Distribution for John Wiley & Son in Somerset for 42 years. He then worked for DBA in Somerset for ten years.
Frank was an avid walker, loved reading science fiction books, enjoyed music and doing jigsaw puzzles.
Frank had a friendly and marvelous personality. Everyone who knew him loved him.
He was preceded in death by his father, Frank Harry Pope; his mother, Alice Cassidy; and his brother, Robroy.
Surviving are his three loving daughters, Christina Pope of Milford, Deborah Petruzziello and husband, Michael of Somerset, and Theresa Stauss and husband, Joseph of Mifflinburg, PA; his loving son, Frank Pope and his companion, Dottie, of Manville; his cherished grandchildren, Laura, Courtney, Kyle, TJ, and Ryan; his dear great-grandchildren, Noah and Jordan; his two sisters, Virginia Thompson and husband, Kenneth and Marcella Mills and husband, Jessie; his brother, James Pope and his wife, Barbara; and his companion, Barbara Pokorny.
A Prayer Service will be held at 11:30 AM on Wednesday, March 28, 2012 at Branchburg Funeral Home, 910 US Highway 202 South, Branchburg, NJ 08876 (908) 526-7638. Viewing hours are Tuesday, March 27, 2012 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Frank's memory to the
in New Jersey, 1031 Route 22 West, Suite 203, Bridgewater, NJ 08807
Published in Courier News on Mar. 26, 2012