Frank Matagrano was born and raised in New York City, but made his home in New Milford, New Jersey. He was a beloved husband, father, and grandfather, a loyal friend, and a dedicated volunteer in his community. A life member of New Milford Fire Company #1, Frank was an active and dedicated firefighter. He suffered a heart attack responding to his last call.
Over his decades of service, Frank served the fire company as an engineer and trustee who received the Firefighter of the Year Award in 1998, a unit citation in 1991, and a Distinguished Volunteer Service Award in 1993.
Frank was also an accomplished artist, photographer, blacksmith, and woodworker.
He will be forever missed.