Frank Joseph Campochiaro, 81, peacefully passed away on October 6, 2021, at High Point House in Haverhill, MA, surrounded by his loving family. Born on October 29, 1939, he was the son to the late Carmelo and Rosalie (Cricchio) Campochiaro.
Born and raised in Lawrence, Frank joined the Navy after graduating high school. After the Navy, he worked at Raytheon in Lowell, where he was employed for over thirty years as a quality assurance project manager. While there, he worked on the development of the Sidewinder missile defense system, something for which he took great pride. He was an amazing husband and father, always enjoying the time he spent with his family. Frank loved to spend time reading Sci-Fi, and was a big Patriots fan.
Frank will be deeply missed and is survived by his loving wife of fifty-nine years, Dorothy (Laudani) Campochiaro; children, David Campochiaro of Newburyport, MA, and Diane Campochiaro of La Jolla, CA; as well as his sister, Rose Shola, and her companion, James Forrest of Lawrence, MA.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend visiting hours from 4:00 to 7:00 PM on Tuesday, October 12, 2021, at Cataudella Funeral Home, 126 Pleasant Valley Street, Methuen. A funeral service will take place at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, October 13, 2021, at Cataudella Funeral Home. Entombment will follow at Immaculate Conception Cemetery in Lawrence. The family kindly requests that any guests who are not vaccinated to wear a mask. Donations in Frank's memory may be made to High Pointe Hospice House, 360 North Avenue, Haverhill MA, 01830.