Frank Furino

South Plainfield – Frank Furino, 73, passed away Monday afternoon, March 28, 2022, in the Center of Hope Hospice, Scotch Plains.

Born in Plainfield to the late Anthony and Rose Furino, Frank is a lifelong resident of South Plainfield settling to the Borough when he was a child. He graduated from Trenton State and went onto work for J&J, Revlon and Clairol.  For the last 20 years, Frank taught at Union County Vocational School in the cosmetology department.

Frank, a proud veteran of the United States Navy, was stations aboard the USS Lawrence in Cuba until his honorable discharge. He enjoyed cooking, traveling, especially to St. Thomas where he owned a home and spending time with his family.  

Predeceased by his siblings, Dominic, Anthony and Gloria; surviving are his brother, Michael Furino; sister-in-law, Frances Furino; five nieces and nephews, Anthony Furino, Stephen Furino, Andrea Furino – Krol, Gloria Furino  and Dominic Furino as well as seven great nieces and nephews and many friends.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, April 6, 2022 at 10AM in the McCriskin – Gustafson Home For Funerals, 2425 Plainfield Avenue South Plainfield NJ 07080 followed by burial in Hillside Cemetery, Scotch Plains.

Family and friends may gather in the funeral home on Tuesday from 4-8PM.