Frank W. Fuller, Sr., of Port Jervis, N.Y., passed away Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019 at his home. He was 91.
He was born on Dec. 23, 1927, in Port Jervis, the son of Stanley and Edna Gilson Fuller.
Frank proudly served our country with the U.S. Navy during WW II. He was a member and past captain of the Tri-State Naval Ship #7241 in Port Jervis, a member and past captain of Excelsior Engine Co. Hose 5, Port Jervis Fire Dept., a member of the Marsh-Kellogg American Legion Post #139, Milford, Pa., and a founding member of the Charcoal Hunting Club.
Frank married Jean Scott Fuller, who pre-deceased him.
He is survived by his three daughters, Patricia Wood and her husband Wayne ”Butch” Wood of Glen Spey, N.Y., Cheryle McBride and her husband, Richard, of Darby, Montana, Linda Haas and her husband, Robert, of Milford, Pa.; his three sons, Frank Fuller Jr. and his companion, Joyce, of Port Jervis, Joseph Fuller of Ogden, Utah, and James Fuller and his wife, Londa, of Port Jervis; his sister, Mary Longwell and her husband, Barry, of Port Jervis; his brother, Kenneth Fuller of Port Jervis; his beloved 16 grandchildren, 27 great grandchildren, and 13 great great grandchildren; his brother-in-law, Russell Scott; and several nieces and nephews.
Frank was pre-deceased by his grandson Robert and his granddaughter Theresa Wood; his brothers, Robert, Stanley and George Fuller; his sister-in-law, Patricia Fuller; and his daughter-in-law, Margaret Fuller.
Visitation was planned for 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 16, at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 East Main St., Port Jervis, N.Y. VFW services were scheduled for 7 p.m. with Firematic services to follow at 7:30 pm.
Funeral services were to be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 17, at the funeral home, with the Rev. Kathy Perry officiating. Cremation will take place at HG Smith Crematory, Stroudsburg, Pa. Private interment will take place in Rural Valley Cemetery, Cuddebackville, N.Y.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Port Jervis Fire Department, P.O. Box 1002, Port Jervis, NY 12771; the Tri-State Naval Ship, #7241, 46 Barcelow St., Port Jervis, NY 12771; or to Hospice of Orange & Sullivan, 800 Stony Brook Court, Newburgh, NY 12550.