Frank A. Burbank, III Frank A. Burbank was born December 27, 1942 in Derry, NH to Frank A. Burbank Jr. and Ruth Burbank. He passed away on October 16, 2021, at his home in Livingston Manor with his wife and cat Boots.
Frank grew up in New Hampshire graduating from Alvirne High School in Hudson, NH. He then attended Keene State College where he met his future wife. The US Navy was his home from 1962-1966 as a journalist. After the Navy he married Susan Colby. He then went to work for newspapers in Haverhill, MA, Manchester, CT, and Middletown, NY. While working for the Times Herald Record, he was involved in the THR Charity Fund, Monticello Action Committee, Monticello Kiwanis, United Way, and the People for People Fund. Frank was predeceased by his parents and sister Joyce. Surviving are his wife Susan, daughter Jennifer Atreidis and her spouse Vernon of Florida; son Kris Burbank and Emily McClendon of Alabama; and three grandchildren Fox Dawson, Haven Sioux, and Seneca Quinn; his sister Caryl Lajoie and her husband Leo in New Hampshire; and several nephews and nieces. A memorial service will be held in the spring of 2022 with full military honors.
Contributions in honor of Frank’s memory may be offered to the Sullivan County Veterans Coalition, 9 Hanover Drive, Monticello, NY 12701 or the Sullivan County Federation for the Homeless Food Pantry, PO Box 336, Monticello, NY 12701.
A memorial service will be held at 11am on Friday, July 22, 2022 at Sullivan County Veterans Cemetery, Sunset Lake Rd., Liberty, NY 12754. A luncheon to celebrate Frank’s life will be held immediately following the service.