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Frank Candeloro

Sep 07, 2017
Frank Candeloro

 

printed 09/08/2017

Ocean City

Frank Candeloro, age 84, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017 at his home.

Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Serafino Candeloro and Mary Bisesi Candeloro.

He is survived by his wife, Viola P. Candeloro (Ridgell); daughters, Patricia D. Candeloro and her wife, Anne, and Sarah A. Candeloro and her partner, Christopher; son; Frank S. Candeloro Sr. and his wife, Sherri; grandchildren, Frank S. Candeloro Jr. and wife, Mary, Adam W. Candeloro and fiancé, Destinee, Lindsay V. Candeloro, Sarah G. Wassem and husband, Kyle, Andrew C. Duley; and great-grandchildren, Isabella Candeloro, Emma Candeloro, Sophia Candeloro, Chloe Candeloro, Austin Candeloro, Brody Candeloro, Elisabeth Candeloro, Camden Meredith, Nikolai Wassem and Dominik Wassem.

Frank was devoted to his wife and family. He was a revered patriarch, a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and uncle, setting a high example to all who loved and knew him.

He was the most loving husband and best friend. He was a gentle, honest, funny, hardworking man. He did what was right even when no one was watching.

Ocean City, Maryland was his town, the beach his solace, and the people were his friends and neighbors. He not only devoted his life to his wife and family but his family operated business, Ocean Terrace Family Apartments.

For over 40 years he had the pleasure to serve many multi-generational families and guests. He offered his warm smile, welcoming handshake, and a great sense of humor to all. Family, friends and guests will remember Hon/Pop/Poppy/Uncle Frank/Mr. Frank as the humble man with a warm smile, paint can and brush in his hands and an old hat on his head.

Frank was a respected 33 degree mastor mason, Pythagoras Lodge #123 AF & AM. He retired from C.G.R. Medical Corp. He is loved by all.

A funeral service was held on Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Berlin.  Visitation was on Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017 at the Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin.

In lieu of flowers, family is requesting donations to Atlantic General Hospital’s Regional Cancer Care Center. Donations can be sent to: Atlantic General Hospital Foundation, 9733 Healthway Drive, Berlin Maryland 21811.

Letters of condolence may be sent to the family at burbage@burbagefuneralhome.com.

 

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