Frank Falanga(1928 - 2012)

Frank M. Falanga

Hyde Park - Frank M. Falanga, 83, a lifelong area resident, died Monday, October 1, 2012 at River Valley Care Center, Poughkeepsie.

Born December 23, 1928 in Poughkeepsie, he was the son of the late Louis and Angelina Falanga.

At one time Frank worked as a Kitchen Aide at the Hudson River Psychiatric Center in Poughkeepsie.

He served in the National Guard from 1946 to 1948.

Mr. Falanga is survived by his sister Antoinette Kelley and husband, Dale, of Hyde Park; nephews Dale of Wappingers Falls and Joseph of White Plains; great nieces Christina and Amanda; great nephew Andrew; and two cousins.

A period of visitation will begin Friday, October 5, 2012 at 9 a.m. at Sweet's Funeral Home, Inc., Rte. 9, Hyde Park.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 a.m. Friday, October 5 at Regina Coeli Church, Rte. 9, Hyde Park by Father Brendan Fitzgerald.

Entombment will follow at the Falanga Family Mausoleum in St. Peter's Cemetery, Poughkeepsie.

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Published in the Poughkeepsie Journal on Oct. 3, 2012