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Francis N. "Frank" Sardone
  • Ashaway Free Library
    15 Knight St.
    Ashaway, RI 02804
  • Reel Recovery
    160 Brookside Rd.
    Needham, MA 02492

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“I feel honored to have known such a fun, kind, witty, brave, all-around amazing man. Frank was loved by EVERYONE who came across his path. My...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Kate Linton - Alexandria, VA

“We will always remember Frank's courage and humor that helped us all as we went through treatment. Prayers for him and all his family.9B2wk ”
2 of 11 | Posted by: Jack and Barbara Vickers - RI

“So very sorry to hear about Frank. He was a wonderful person. We had lots of laughs together. We were all like family going through all of our...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Kerry O'Keefe - Nantucket, MA

“Frank was a wonderful friend for my children and myself after their father died. He was always available for them and we will be there for Linda...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Joyce Cerny - Newburyport, MA

“Mary Ann,I am very sorry to hear of your loss of your brother. I wanted to let you know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Darlene Wilson - Peabody, MA

“Franny was an amazing man and always had a smile that could brighten up the darkest room. My heart goes out to Linda and the whole family. There is...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Vicki Mazza - Fort Lauderdale, FL

“I hold dear many wonderful memories of Frank as a scuba diver in the North Shore Frogmen, of skiing with him and Linda, and of dinners and parties...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Dodie Carvalho - Rockport, MA

“My heartfelt condolence to Fran's family. While the years and the dedication to our families have separated us as cousins, the Sardone bond was...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: MARTY LONGO - MARLBOROUGH, MA

“Dear Mary Ann,I am so sorry for your family's loss. I am keeping you in my thoughts. Let me know if you need me to take care of anything for you at...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Deborah Desaulniers - Revere, MA

“Fran was a son a brother a father a grandpa an a friend to many. He could walk into a room of strangers and come out with a room full of friends.Fran...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Deborah Sousa - Reading, MA

“The Gately Family and Staff wish to express our sincere sympathy to you. It is our hope that we may be able to make a difficult time more bearable....Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: John W. Gately, John H. Gately & Fred Sprague


Frank N. Sardone, of Ashaway, RI, formerly of Newburyport, Revere & Malden, died at the Brigham & Women's Hospital on Jan. 7th at the age of 72. Frank is the beloved husband of Linda H. (Hoerler) Sardone. Loving father of Derek Sardone & his wife Jaclyn of Malden. Father in law of Nicole Sardone of Winthrop. Caring brother of Mary Ann, Joanne and Deborah, all of Reading. Cherished grandfather of Nicholas, Luis, Dominic, Giovanni, Savannah & nieces and nephew. He was preceded in death by his parents Francis and Catherine Sardone and son Frank Jr.
Frank is also mourned by Linda's family, the Hoerler's and Slabe's, who loved him like a son and brother.
Frank was born in Boston, living in and around the Boston area until moving to Rhode Island in 2006. He was a Licensed Construction Superintendent, working on projects from single-family homes to hotels to high rises throughout his career.
Frank and his wife loved to travel near and far. He loved oceans and streams, with a passion for scuba diving and fly fishing. He was a master woodworker, crafting beautiful things in his home wood workshop. He was an avid Patriots fan. In his retirement years, he got great joy from the extra time he spent with his grandchildren. Frank was known for his sense of humor and his ability to connect easily with people of all ages. Visiting hours will be held at the Gately Funeral Home, 79 W. Foster St., Melrose on Saturday, Jan. 13th from 10AM-1PM. Relatives & friends respectfully invited to attend. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Ashaway Free Library, 15 Knight St, Ashaway RI 02804 or Reel Recovery, 160 Brookside Rd., Needham, MA 02492.