Frank V. Romano of Upper Saddle River and West Palm Beach, Fla., died Jan. 26, 2020. Born in Brooklyn, he lived in Manhattan for 30 years before moving to Upper Saddle River, where he raised his family.
Mr. Romano held various positions at Con Edison, New York City, where he worked for 42 years. The most recent of these, prior to his retirement, was as a specialist in the Environmental, Health & Safety Division. In this role, on Sept. 11, 2001, his team was immediately dispatched to Ground Zero for over five weeks. Afterward, he developed a neurological disease.
He held a bachelor’s degree from Manhattan College and a master’s degree from Mercy College.
He served in the National Guard during the Vietnam War era.
He is survived by his wife of 29 years, Sheryl Epstein-Romano, formerly of Springfield; his son, Evan; and his daughter, Alexis.
Services were held Jan. 29 with arrangements by Robert Schoem’s Memorial Chapel, Paramus. Memorial contributions may be made to LBDA.org/donate.