Francis Devine

Obituary of Francis William Devine

Francis William Devine, 82, of Howell passed away surrounded by his family on Friday, October 20, 2023. He was born and raised in Queens, NY. Frank lived in Brooklyn and Freehold before settling in Howell in 2016. He retired from the Department of Sanitation in Brooklyn for the City of New York. Frank then became a hard-working member of Teamsters Local 817 in Great Neck as a driver where he had the privilege of working with many incredible celebrities and movie stars until his second retirement just a year ago. Prior to becoming a teamster, he owned and operated his own truck, FLD Transportation. Frank relished his time watching NASCAR on TV and was a fan of the NY Jets and Mets. He loved his Ford F150 pick-up truck yet lived for his family. Frank adored his daughter and four grandchildren more than anything in the world.


He was predeceased by his sister, Maria Bischone. Frank is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Lorraine Devine; daughter, Danielle Pugliese and her husband, Frank of Colts Neck; four grandchildren, Anthony, Vincent, Isabella and Christian; and sister, Linda Devine of Florida.


A visitation will be held at the Clayton & McGirr Funeral Home, 100 Elton-Adelphia Road (Route 524), Freehold Township on Tuesday, October 24, 2023 from 4:00 to 8:00 PM Relatives and friends are invited to attend his 10:30 AM Funeral Mass at the Co-Cathedral of St. Robert Bellarmine, 61 Georgia Road, Freehold Township on Wednesday, October 25, 2023. Interment will be private. For those who desire, donations in memory of Frank may be made to Christian Brothers Academy, 850 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft, NJ 07738 or HERE. For information, directions or to leave condolence messages to the family, visit



4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday, October 24, 2023
Clayton & McGirr Funeral Home
100 Elton-Adelphia Road
Freehold Township, New Jersey, United States

Funeral Mass

10:30 am
Wednesday, October 25, 2023
Co-Cathedral Of St. Robert Bellarmine
61 Georgia Road
Freehold, New Jersey, United States