Frank P. Sandone Jr., 85, of Ocean View, Del., formerly of Malvern, Pa., passed away surrounded by his loving family at home on Sunday, March 1, 2020. He was born Aug. 6, 1934, in Philadelphia, Pa., son of the late Frank P. Sandone Sr. and the late Mary (Shoop) Sandone.

He earned his bachelor’s degree in engineering from the Philadelphia Military College/Widener University in Chester, Pa. He retired from work as an engineering manager with Vishay Intertechnology Inc., in Malvern, Pa.

He was an avid golfer, gardener, chef and wine enthusiast.

Sandone is survived by his loving wife of almost 64 years, Joan M. (McVeigh) Sandone; four children, Sherri Cook and her husband, Dan, Scott Sandone and his wife, Margaret, Susan McGinley and her husband, Kevin, and Stephanie Waite; 10 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and three brothers, Edward Sandone and his wife, Barbara, Robert Sandone and his wife, Martha, and George Sandone and his wife, Cathy.

A Mass of Christian Burial was to be held March 7, 2020, at St. Ann Catholic Church in Bethany Beach, Del. Interment was to be private. Condolences may be sent online at