Francis “Frank” A. Lander of the Town of Windsor, the retired owner of Frank Lander Paving Inc. in New Windsor entered into eternal rest, Friday, November 30, 2018. He was 94 years old.
Son of the late Augustus J. and Ella (Terwilliger) Lander, Frank was born May 8, 1924 in Newburgh, New York.
Frank was a member of Sacred Heart Church. He proudly served his country as a medic in the United States Army during WWII receiving the Purple Heart Medal.
Frank is survived by his children: Phylis E. Silver of Marlboro, Ronald F. Lander and wife, Ellen of Wallkill. Grandchildren: John B. Silver and wife Nettie, Jason M. Silver and his wife Eve, Anne Lytle and husband Kenny, Jennifer Vasta, Tricia Scancarello and husband Nick, Kelly Hinspeter and husband Tim, Kristin Chiavaro and husband Brendon, seventeen great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Frank was predeceased by his wife Clara A. (Martini) Lander of 69 years on November 6, 2010, brothers: John, Augustus and Louis Lander and son-in-law, John B. Silver.
Visitation to which family and friends are invited will take place Tuesday, December 4th from 4 to 8 pm at White, Venuto & Morrill Funeral and Cremation, 188 North Plank Rd (Route 32) Town of Newburgh.
A Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be offered 10 am, Wednesday, December 5th at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, 145 Benkard Avenue, Newburgh. Burial to follow the Mass at Calvary Cemetery in New Windsor with military honors.
In Lieu of flowers, kindly make donations in Frank’s memory to the National Disabled Veterans Organization - dvnf.org or the American Breast Cancer Foundation - abcf.org/donate