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Frank Thomas Kearney
On June 7, Frank Thomas Kearney of Boca Raton, Florida, formerly of Guilford, and Yonkers, New York, passed away in Florida.
The husband of Beverly (Roberts) Kearney of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Frank was born in Yonkers, New York, on March 18, 1929. Frank was predeceased by his parents, Frank A. and Mary (Summerville) Kearney; his first wife, Irene (Casey) Kearney; his sister Lynne Ryan; and twin sister Jean Allison. Frank is survived by four daughters, Maureen Mamet (Ted, predeceased) of Hull, Massachusetts; Jeanmarie Roberson (Alan) of Fairfax, Virginia; Marilyn Lamberta (Charlie) of Bayside, New York, and Dianne Vanadia of Tuckahoe, New York. He is also survived by 10 grandchildren, Katelyn, Marissa, Lauren, Laura, Michael, Elizabeth, Michelle, Brian, Matthew, and Thomas; his sister-in-law Katherine Roberts Berndes; and nephew Hans Berndes.
Frank was a gifted athlete, playing baseball both in high school and college. He loved golf and the outdoors, enjoyed photography, and took up painting in retirement. Before retirement, Frank worked in county government for 36 years, retiring as public works commissioner for Westchester County. He began his career as a civil engineer for the New York Railroad.
Frank was a devoted husband and father and friend to many. He will be remembered as a true gentleman and for his charm and wit.
Friends and family are invited to Mass of Christian burial, which will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Friday, June 18, in St. George Church, 33 Whitfield Street, Guilford. COVID regulations for church require masks to be worn. Burial will follow in Alder Brook Cemetery, 375 Boston Street, Guilford. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011; www.alz.org. Arrangements are in the care of the Guilford Funeral Home, 115 Church Street, Guilford. To share a memory or leave condolences, visit www.guilfordfuneralhome.com.