Frank A. Belmonte, Sr.
Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Wednesday, April 19th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway(Rte. 107) , REVERE for Frank A. Belmonte, Sr. who died unexpectedly while wintering in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. His funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Thursday, April 20th at 9:30 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass in the Immaculate Conception Church (Corner of Beach St. & Winthrop Ave.), REVERE at 10:30 a.m.
Born in Winthrop, he was raised & educated in Revere, graduating from Revere High School, Class of 1957. He served with the US Marine Corps at the end of the Korean Conflict, through December of 1959. He was a proud member of the Marine Corps League of Watertown for many years. He also was a member of the Melrose Elks Lodge, the Winthrop Yacht Club, the Sons of Italy-Port Charlotte Fl. Lodge. Most of his working career was spent in the auto mechanic repair & servicing industry. From 1976-2003, he owned & operated his own Garage, Belmonte Truck Service of Melrose. For the past five years, Frank has wintered in Florida & summered in Warwick, Rhode Island.
He is the beloved husband of the late, Kathleen A. (Connolly) Belmonte, who passed on August 3rd, 2011. He is the cherished father of Kathleen A. Rolli & her husband Joseph of Stoneham, Barbara M. Hoffman & her husband Howard of Danvers, Frank A. Belmonte, Jr.& his wife Laura of Londonderry N.H., Joseph J. Belmonte & his wife Kimberly of Franklinton, No. Carolina, Larraine V. Elliott & her husband Robert of Haverhill, Scott E. Belmonte of Kingston, N.H. He is the devoted Grandfather to Leah D., Brittany E. and Meredith S. Hoffman, all of Danvers, Frank A. Belmonte, III of Londonderry, NH., Nicholas J. Rolli of Stoneham, Cameron J. & Caitlyn J. Belmonte, both of Franklinton, No. Carolina & Brendan S. Elliott of Bradford. He is the dear brother of Anne M. Belmonte of Methuen & the late Gerald Belmonte. He is also lovingly survived by his loving companion, Irene Bastien of Warwick, R.I., his sister-in-law, Patricia Belmonte of Merrimac, NH and several nieces & nephews. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.