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Troy, New York 12180

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Frank A. Papello Honor a Deceased Veteran Ceremony

March 11, 2019



Frank Anthony Pupello, Jr. was born on April 19, 1942 in Brockton, Massachusetts to the late Frank Pupello, Sr. and Elizabeth (Teceno) Pupello.  Frank was the brother of Patricia Krafnickas, Betty Ann Ryan, William Pupello and Nicholas Pupello.

Frank attended Russell Sage College receiving his Bachelor’s in Business Administration degree.

Corporal Frank Anthony Pupello, Jr. enlisted in the United States Marine Corps during the Vietnam War on February 12, 1963 in Albany, New York.  Corporal Pupello served as a Rifleman.  He became the proud recipient of the Good Conduct Medal, the Vietnam Service Medal and the National Defense Medal.  Frank was honorably discharged on June 10, 1966.

On April 18, 1967, Frank married his wife, Lynn A. (Staats) Pupello.  Together they had four daughters; Lynette Rossello, Lisa O’Connell, Joyce Pupello and Tina Pupello.  Frank is also survived by his five grandchildren; Giovani Saldana, Kelsi and Andi O’Connell, Mason and Sam Bishop.

Frank worked as a salesman for Mohawk Tire in Massachusetts for 5 years.  He was the owner and operator of Nassau Tire Co. for 20 years.  Frank was also a Procurement Officer at the Watervliet Arsenal, retiring in 2001.

Frank was the past president of East Greenbush Rotary and Chamber of Commerce.  He was a member of the VFW Post #1019.  He was a member of the East Greenbush Glee Club and Community Theatre, performing with the Spotlight Players for 10 years.  Frank was also a volunteer at the Stratton VA Medical Center Hospital.

Frank enjoyed camping, and building models.


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