Frank Fontaino, or “Chip,” as he was known to his closest family and friends, served the FDNY for 28 years, retiring from Engine Co. 155 in 2002. He was known for his exemplary service throughout the department and could be defined by his willingness to serve both his city and his country.
Frank served in both the United States Navy and Coast Guard. He was very proud of his service, and his family is very proud of his sacrifice.
Frank was also a 9/11 first responder, where his passion and love for the job helped countless people.
He was loved by his family, including his children, Frank, Trish, and Renee, and his eight grandchildren.