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Frank J. Andrade
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Birth: unknown
Bristol County
Rhode Island, USA
Death: Dec. 1, 2011
Collier County
Florida, USA

FRANK J. ANDRADE, 78, of Naples, Florida formerly of Cranston, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011 at Physicians Regional Medical Center in Naples, FL. He was the husband of Diane (Tessitore) Melino and the late Norma L. (Zangari) Andrade.

Born in Bristol, a son of the late Frank and Laura (Sears) Andrade. Mr. Andrade was owner, along with his son, of Dyer Ave. Motors in Cranston for the past 25 years. Previously he was a supervisor at the RI Medical Center for 32 years before retiring in 1985. He was a Korean War Army Veteran serving as a paratrooper and an avid poker player.

Besides his wife he leaves a son, Frank O. Andrade of Cranston; two daughters, Debra DeSousa and Donna Wheaton both of Cranston; four grandchildren, Melissa and Courtney DeSousa and Ashley and Madison Wheaton and a great grandson, Benjamin Dussault.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011 in Immaculate Conception Church, Cranston. Interment will follow with military honors in RI Veterans Cemetery, Exeter, RI.

In lieu of flowers, contributions to National Kidney Foundation , 85 Astor Ave., Ste. 2, Norwood, MA 02062, in his memory would be appreciated. Information and condolences, please visit:

Published in The Providence Journal on December 5, 2011 
Rhode Island Veterans Memorial Cemetery
Washington County
Rhode Island, USA
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Record added: Dec 05, 2011
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