Francis J. Lupica, age 90 of Monroe Township, passed away on Sunday, March 19th, 2017 surrounded by his loving family.
Born in 1926 in the Bronx of Italian immigrant parents, Paulo and Marietta, Frank was one of two children with his brother, Vincent.
During World War II, Frank joined the US Navy, serving honorably in the South Pacific theatre through the war’s end. After discharge, he returned to his education and completed his Bachelor’s Degree in Business at Iona College in New Rochelle, NY.
Frank married Joan Thompson in 1952, celebrating what would have been their 65th anniversary this coming May. Moving to New Jersey in 1957, he leaves 4 children including Joanne; Nancy and husband Hank Wolman; Paul and wife Lauren; Michael and wife Alexandra; as well as 4 granddaughters, Katy, Jenny, Gina and Rowan. Additionally, Frank was blessed with 2 great grandsons, Nico and Jackson.
Spending most of his professional career working at Dun & Bradstreet, Frank retired in 1987. In additional to his loving family, his passions were playing golf, watching golf, and talking about golf. Forever a very special person in our hearts, PopPop will be missed by one and all.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10:00 am on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at St. Augustine of Canterbury Church 45 Henderson Road, Kendall Park.
Entombment will follow in the Holy Cross Burial Park, South Brunswick.
Friends may call on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 from 5-8 pm at the M.J. Murphy Funeral Home 616 Ridge Road at New Road, Monmouth Junction.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105