Francis A "Frank" Desmond

Francis A. “Frank” Desmond died at the age of 90 on November 20, 2021.  He was born in New York City on March 8, 1931.

Frank was a successful businessman who owned a party rental company in Northern New Jersey for many years.  He and his business contributed much happiness to others for their life’s celebration events. He served in the military from 1952 to 1954 as a Photograph Analyzer for Intelligence, and very much enjoyed his station in Salzburg, Austria.   He was a mild-mannered man who cared a great deal for people.  

Frank retired to New Jersey and lived his last years in Marlboro, New Jersey.  He shared many loving years with his partner, Joy Catalano, who he leaves behind.  He is also survived by his: three daughters - Debra J. Drew, Dawn Desmond Wildrick, Danette Stephanie Hall; five grandchildren - Brandon Hennessy, Jonathon Hennessy, Derek Karpovich, Alisse Grady, Deanna Hall; and two great grandchildren - Henry and Hallie Karpovich along with his sister Elaine Holmes.

Visitation Services will be held on Saturday, November 27 from 2PM – 4PM at Freeman Funeral Home 344 Route 9 North Manalapan, NJ 07726   A live stream will be available on this website for the funeral service from 3:30PM – 4PM.