Frank Paul Argese HAMILTON SQUARE - Frank Paul Argese, 79, of Hamilton Square, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Trenton, Frank was a longtime Hamilton resident. He attended Trenton Central High School, and the Bordentown Military Institute (BMI), as well as Drexel University. Frank served in the United States Air Force in the Military Police during the Korean War, after which he served with the National Guard. He then went on to work for the State of New Jersey with the Department of Transportation. He retired in 1991 after 30 years of service with the state. Gifted with a beautiful tenor voice, Frank enjoyed singing. He appeared on Al Albert's TV variety show, and was a member of St. Joachim's choir for many years, under the direction of Carl DiDonato. He was also a member of Boehme Opera Company of NJ, and performed in La Boehme at the Villa Victoria Academy. Frank enjoyed entertaining family and friends with his amazing voice. He performed at many events and special occasions throughout his life. Son of the late Onofrio and Josephine Panfen Argese, and husband of the late beloved Dolores Ballone Argese, Frank is survived by two sons, David and his partner, Kenneth O'Brien of Yardley, PA, and Gregory of Hamilton, NJ; his grandson, Daniel, and Daniel's mother, Karen Argese of Robbinsville, NJ. He is also survived by his niece, Patty Bartram and her husband, Dan; his nephews, Bob Malinoski, Gary Malinoski and his wife, Terri, and Richard Zerrenner and his wife, Rose, several great-nieces and nephews, cousins, and close friends, as well as his goddaughter, Nancy Mangano Guidone of Chicago, IL, and her twin, Roseanne Mangano of Alexandra, VA. Funeral services will begin on Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, at 8 a.m. from the Saul Colonial Home, 3795 Nottingham Way, Hamilton Square, NJ. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. at St. Gregory the Great R.C. Church, 4620 Nottingham Way, Hamilton Square, NJ. Interment will follow in Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery, Hamilton. Relatives and friends may call on Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, from 4- 7 p.m. at the Saul Colonial Home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Frank's memory, to St. Jude's Research Hospital, Tribute Program, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.


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