Francis “Frank” Joy
born November 2, 1929 in Waterbury, CT. He is survived by his sister, Pat Joy; stepson, Larry Gusmano and his wife Candida; two granchildren, Olivia and Joseph; ex- wife, Violet. He also leaves his good friend; Fran Pixley.
Frank enlisted in the air force in 1951, serving in the Korean war stationed at Kadena AFB in Okinawa with the 19th bomb wing as a radio mechanic. He retired from Pan American World Airways after 31 years as an FAA licensed jet engine mechanic at the engine repair yard at JFK airport in NY. Frank moved to Florida in 1993 where he enjoyed working in his yard growing bonsai trees & orchids; reading, horse racing, NFL, world travel and his dogs.
Frank will be laid to rest at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell.