Frank Edward McCue, Jr. (83), of Ormond Beach, Florida passed away peacefully at the Stuart C. Meyer Hospice House in Palm Coast, Florida on June 6, 2020. Frank was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut to the late Frank and Mildred McCue. Frank was predeceased by his wife Pamela Darby McCue, a sister Jacqueline Syretz Thorpe and nephew, Craig Syretz.
Upon Graduation from Harding High School, Frank attended the University of Bridgeport where he developed an interest in the emerging computer field, ultimately becoming an expert in AS/400 Design & Programming in Enterprise Systems Support. He was an APICS Certified MIS Consultant and earned the CPIM title. During his career, he worked for several prominent companies including Sikorsky Aircraft and concluded his career as a valued consultant in Florida.
He also was a member of the US Army Reserves for 10 years.
Having a great love of the beach life, Frank became a long-time resident of Ormond Beach, Florida where he was always quick to remind his northern relatives of the warm temperatures each and every winter. He became an avid NASCAR fan and loved watching rocket launches from Cape Canaveral right from his house in Ormond by the Sea.
Frank had many and varied interests. As a boy he was a die hard New York Yankees fan and kept a scrapbook of each season. He loved dogs and especially cherished Jenny and Nicky. Later, along with his love of hunting and fishing he became an expert Trap & Skeet shooter, won many shooting competitions and was a popular member of the Stratford Gun Club. Frank also had a passion for the opera and collecting records. As a history buff, his passion was WWII and reading biographies of Winston Churchill. He would regale family and friends with facts and stories which everyone enjoyed immensely. More than anything, Frank was an approachable, friendly person who made friends easily. He delighted in striking up a conversation with anyone with whom he would trade stories and jokes and made many lifetime friends this way. He will be remembered fondly.
Frank is survived by a sister, Colleen McCue Comunale and her husband Anthony of Roxbury, CT, Six nieces and nephews; Anthony F. Comunale and his wife Kristine of Centerville, OH, Carter Comunale and his wife Mary of Southbury, CT, Rachael Bowling and her husband Jeffrey of Melrose, MA, Tracey Syretz Kleinwaks and her husband Randy of Randolph, NJ, Jill Syretz Beatrice and her husband James of Newington, CT and Richard Syretz and his wife Stell of Manassas, VA. He is also survived by thirteen grandniece’s and grandnephews, and two great-grand nieces.
Frank wishes to spend eternity with his loving wife, so his ashes will be spread with hers at a private memorial with near Ormond Beach at a later date.