Frank "Sonny" Cantone

1932 ~ 2020 (age 88)


Frank “Sonny” Cantone passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at the age of 88. Born in the Bronx, NY, he was a long time resident of Paramus before moving to Mahwah. Work was Frank’s passion before he retired at the age of 70. He was a Lithographer and owned Pano Dot, Inc. and Cantone Press in Englewood.

He enjoyed spending time with his family, taking his grandchildren for ice cream and vacationing at his beach home in Ortley Beach. He was an avid tennis player and enjoyed playing softball.

Surviving are his beloved wife of 58 years Janet; three sons: Frank, his wife Diana; Joseph, his wife Shelly; Anthony, daughter Christina; six grandchildren: Alex, Frankie, Tyler, Nicholas, Julia and James; siblings Millie, Dimples, Mimi, Jo-Jo and Jerry. Frank is also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins along with in-laws Helen, Barbara, Ann and Eddie.

Visitation will be held on Friday, September 4, 2020 from 3:00 – 7:00 at the Vander Plaat Funeral Home, 257 Godwin Ave., Wyckoff. The funeral mass will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday at Church of the Presentation, 271 W. Saddle River Rd., Upper Saddle River, NJ. Interment will follow at George Washington Memorial Park in Paramus. Contributions in Frank’s memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, 7 Ridgedale Ave., Suite 103, Cedar Knolls, NJ 07927.

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September 4, 2020

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Vander Plaat Funeral Home
257 Godwin Ave.
Wyckoff, NJ 07481

Funeral Mass
September 5, 2020

10:00 AM
Church of the Presentation
271 W. Saddle River Road
Upper Saddle River, NJ 07458

September 5, 2020

11:30 AM
George Washington Memorial Park, Paramus


American Cancer Society
7 Ridgedale Avenue, Suite 103, Cedar Knolls NJ 07927

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