Frank Buonocore, Jr.

   Frank Buonocore, Jr. “Don”, 89, a lifelong resident of Walnut Street in Northvale, who wintered in West Palm Beach, FL, passed away Wednesday, June 27, 2012.  Beloved husband of the late Rosalie (nee Dugo).  Devoted father of Susan Fazio of Park Ridge, Linda Newton and her husband James of Saddle River, and Frank J. Buonocore of Park Ridge.  Cherished grandfather of Joseph, Michael, and Jeffrey Fazio, and Lisa, Richard, Jr., Andrea, and Christopher Bruno.  Dearest brother of Agnes Albanese of Northvale and Jim Buonocore of New Kingston, NY.  Predeceased by his son-in-law Joseph A. Fazio and his brothers George and Robert.

   Mr. Buonocore was a proud US Navy Veteran of WWII.  He was an active life member and ex-chief of the Northvale Volunteer Fire Department, serving for over 65 years.  He retired from Hydrotherm Inc. in Northvale, where he worked for over 30 years.

   Don will always be remembered as a devoted family man, a loyal friend, a tireless volunteer, and a great baseball player.

   A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday 10:00 AM at St. Anthony’s RC Church, Northvale with interment to follow at Rockland Cemetery, Sparkill, NY.  Visiting hours are Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the Anthony R. Pizzi Funeral Home, 120 Paris Avenue, Northvale.

   In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to:  Gallen Adult Day Care, 10 Link Dr., Rockleigh, NJ 07647; Alzheimer’s Association at; or The Jewish Home, 10 Link Dr., Rockleigh.