Frank Policano

Obituary of Frank Policano

Francis “Frank” Policano Jr., 89, of Howell, NJ passed away on Monday, April 15, 2024 at Brandywine Living at Howell. Frank was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY. A graduate of Long Island University with a degree in Business Administration, he was a member of the US. Army Reserve, and was called up to active duty during the Berlin Crisis of 1961. Frank loved the Hudson Valley Region of New York and lived in the area for many years. During that time he worked at Rotron Incorporated (now Ametek Rotron of Woodstock) and called Palenville, Blue Mountain, Albany, Rhinebeck and Hunter Mountain home. Frank had a passion for cooking and from 1970 through 1986 he owned and ran Cristy’s Restaurant in Hunter Mountain. In addition to cooking, Frank loved Theater and was a member of the Coach House Players in Kingston, NY for nearly two decades.He was known as a kind and generous person who could break out in song and dance at any moment.

Frank is survived by his children, Christopher Policano, and his wife, Shannon of Sudbury, MA, and Michael Policano and his wife, Joanne of Marlboro; and his grandchildren, Ava, Nolan, Lianna, Aidan, Sofia, and Logan.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a memorial mass at 10:00 AM at St. Clement Parish, 172 Freneau Avenue, Matawan on Saturday, April 27, 2024. A gathering of friends and relatives will immediately follow at 9 Algonquin Drive, Marlboro NJ. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Frank's name for the Alzheimer's Association may be made HERE.

All arrangements are under the direction of the Clayton & McGirr Funeral Home, Freehold Township. For information or to leave condolence messages to the family, please visit 


Memorial Mass

10:00 am
Saturday, April 27, 2024
Saint Clement Parish
172 Freneau Avenue
Matawan, New Jersey, United States