Frank P. Gargano, 92, passed away March 17, 2020

Frank P. Gargano, 92 of Watervliet passed away Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at Hanson Hospice Center in Stevensville.

For the safety of everyone involved, there will be an opportunity for friends to briefly greet the family at Duffield & Pastrick Family Funeral Home in Coloma on Friday, March 20 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm followed by private services for family only at 1:00 pm. Burial with Military Honors will be in North Shore Memory Gardens. Donations in memory of Frank may be made to the Alzheimer's Association Michigan Great Lakes Chapter and Caring Circle Hospice. Those wishing to leave an online message of comfort for the family may do so by selecting the link on this page.

Frank was born November 14, 1927 in Covert, Michigan to Charles and Anna (Phillip) Gargano. He was an Army veteran, serving during the Korean War. From 1972 to 1989 he, along with his wife Betty, owned and operated Gargano Custom Carpets in Watervliet. He was a member of St Joseph Catholic Church in Watervliet and also a member of the Watervliet Lions Club.

He is survived by five children, Gary Gargano of Watervliet, Frank (Becky) Gargano of Benton Harbor, Dave (Lisa) Gargano of Coloma, Tom (Linda) Gargano of Watervliet and Tammy (Tim) Conrad of St. Joseph. Also surviving are nine grandchildren, Michael, Stacy, Jessica, Mark, Jeff, Chad, Cheyenne, Hailey, and Adam; 10 great grandchildren and one great great grandchild.

Frank was preceded in death by his wife Betty in 2011 whom he married November 29, 1952, brothers Joe, Phil and Charles and sisters Pauline, Christine and Gracie.

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