Obituary of Frank Michael Roda
Frank M. Roda, 54, of Freehold passed away on Tuesday, February 5th in Centra State Medical Center, Freehold. Born in Staten Island, Frank was a 1984 graduate of Susan Wagner High School. He moved to New Jersey in 2003. Frank was a supervisor on the Staten Island Ferry for more than 35 years. He was a parishioner at St. Catherine of Siena in Farmingdale. He valued his family above everything; he enjoyed trips to Atlantic City, martinis, motorcycles, music, dancing, and big Sunday dinners. He also liked going to the beach, his new car, and getting his hair cut. His greatest joy came from seeing others happy, especially his children.
Frank was predeceased by his father, Joseph. He is survived by his mother, Marianne; his partner Maureen DeCarlo; his former wife, Dawn; his sons and daughters in law, Joseph & Emma; and Frank, Jr. & Sarah; his daughters Lauren and Dawn Marie; his siblings Joseph and his three daughters, Francine her three daughters and one son, John his wife Trisha and their two daughters and one son, and Marianne her husband Louis and their two daughters and one son.
Family and friends are invited to gather at Freeman Funeral Home, 47 E. Main Street, Freehold on Friday from 4:00 to 9:00 PM. There will be a funeral liturgy at St. Catherine of Siena Church, Farmingdale on Saturday at 10:00 AM. In lieu of flowers, the family asks for donations to St. Jude Children’s Hospital in Frank’s name.
For directions, or to leave a condolence for the family, visit www.freemanfuneralhomes.com.