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Date of Birth: November 25, 1955
Position: Trade Support
What can we say about the loss of our Frank??? Frankie was the light of our family and our shining star of New York! He was one in a million! He had an infectious laugh that touched everyone and made you laugh until you cried! He was caring and giving. He loved and lived life to the max. Frank was the third of five boys born to Patsy and Matthew Monahan of Brooklyn, New York. He spent most of his adult life in Roxbury, Queens.
Frank was the proud father of four children, Matthew, Timmy, Meghan, and Little Frank. He loved his kids very, very much. Frank joined the Cantor family in the mid-nineties and truly found a home. He enjoyed his job and was known throughout as “The Mondo”. He was the comedian and entertainer of the firm. His biggest attribute was his outstanding singing voice. Frank could be seen singing anywhere, even on the New York Subways! He even sang “New York, New York” at Windows on the World for Cantor Fitzgerald’s Christmas Party in 2000! He was a real showman.
Frank could also be seen at Shea Stadium where he very rarely missed a game for his beloved Mets!! He was always accompanied by his best friend “Tommy” (my brother). The two could always be seen at many New York events. If there was a game in NY they were there!!!
When the news hit our family that our Frank was most likely gone the pain was unbearable. As all of the other families know we were devastated and numb. We could not believe it.
Frank’s memorial service was beautiful, and a real tribute. He was said goodbye to in such high profile. Hundreds of people turned out to say farewell. It would have been everything Frank ever wanted and yet nothing he ever would have expected. I was so proud to have been Frank’s cousin. We were all so blessed to have had him in our family.
It might have taken two crumbling towers to take our Frank away from us…but not his spirit…he has left a tear in our eye but a smile in our hearts. In closing I would like to share with you the most appropriate card that was made for his service.
Frank’s memorial card read: “Grieve not nor speak of me with tears, but laugh and talk of me as though I were beside you. I loved you so…”Twas heaven here with you”.
It certainly was.
Thanks for the memories Frank…
Your loving Cousin Junie