Former Mayor of Barnegat- Frank P. Caputo passed on Monday, Jan. 11, 2021
January 13, 2021
Former Mayor Frank P. Caputo - Passed Jan 11 2021
Frank P. Caputo, 76, of Barnegat, New Jersey passed on Monday, January 11, 2021 at Southern Ocean Medical Center.
Viewing will be at the Barnegat Funeral Home (841 W Bay Ave, Barnegat, NJ) on Friday, January 15th from 3PM to 7PM. Mass services will be held at St. Mary of the Pines, Manahawkin, NJ, on Saturday, January 16th at 9:30AM.
Frank was born in Newark, New Jersey on May 6, 1944 and raised in Belleville, New Jersey. He attended Saint Mary of the Plains College in Dodge City, Kansas where he went on to have a long and rewarding career in both education and community service. As an educator, Frank touched many lives while serving in various New Jersey elementary and high schools as mentor, role model, and principal. He also served on numerous NJ Boards of Education which include Mt Olive, Clifton, and Barnegat. Besides his educational impact, Frank was always ready to roll up his sleeves and help his communities. He made a major impact with the Belleville, NJ Little League as both long time tenure President and coach, was a former NJ 2nd Ward Councilman, the Belleville Deputy Mayor, and more recently as the Mayor of Barnegat.
Frank is survived by his ever-loving wife, Dee Caputo; his two brothers and sister, Anthony, Patrick, and Barbara Blahut; his son, Frank Caputo; loving daughter Kellie Jackson, and Danielle Benanti; along with his seven grandchildren, who he loved dearly; Lexie, Madison and Nickie Jackson, Frank and Lila Rose Caputo, and Jack and Carter Benanti.
Frank will be dearly missed by not only his family but also by the many lives that he touched on his journey thru life. Good bye for now beloved Husband, Grandpa, Dad, brother, and dear friend.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to the educational Frank Caputo Memorial Fund, set up for future graduating Barnegat High School seniors.