Frank Dale, 83 of Naples, Florida passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Friday, February 3 in Naperville, IL. Born in Newburgh, New York to Tom and Elsie Dale,
He lived most of his life in Yorktown Heights, New York and Naples Florida.
A graduate of Plattsburgh State with a Masters from Columbia University Frank was passionate about education. After graduation Frank served his country proudly in the United States Army. He spent his career as an elementary school teacher, administrator and principal. In his retirement Frank volunteered in Immokalee, FL to help the needy and traveled with his wife all over the world. His favorite trips included many cruises with close friends and visits to Russia, China and Europe.
Frank took great pride in the accomplishments of his three boys Richard, Michael and Jonathan. He is survived by his wife of 60 years and best friend Meredith Dale. Frank was "Papa" to seven grandchildren who he showered with unending love and laughter.
Funeral Services for Frank will be held at St. Michaels Church in Wheaton on Wednesday, February 15 at 10:00 AM.
Memorial Donations may be made to : Guadalupe Social Services , PO Box 5034 , Immokalee FL 34143 or Leukemia & Lymphoma Society http://www.lls.org/.
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