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Francis P. Furnari

August 16, 1924 ~ October 2, 2019 (age 95)

Furnari, Francis Paul, 95, longtime resident of Farmingdale on October 2, 2019. His passion for life and generosity of spirit touched the lives of everyone he met. Faithful 65 year member of St. Kilian Choir, and Nocturnal Adoration Society. Proud WWII Naval Veteran, Graduate of Fordham and Columbia Universities. Frank had a distinguished 50 year career as an English teacher and Adjunct professor, retiring from Elmont Memorial HS and Nassau Community College. He was the recipient of multiple prestigious educator awards. Predeceased by his loving parents Rosario and Caterina, his beloved wife Doris (nee Budd) , their son Thomas and sister Mary Sinisgalli.  Exemplary dad of Janet Furnari Alex (Anthony), Stephen (Karen), Daniel (Vickie), and Christopher (Barbara).  Amazing Grandpa of seven grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Visitation Monday, October 7th, 2-4:30 and 7-9 pm at Arthur F. White Funeral Home, 315 Conklin St, Farmingdale. Funeral Mass Tuesday, October 8th, 11am at St. Kilian’s RC Church. Interment with military honors following at Cemetery of the Holy Rood.

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