St. Joseph's Cemetery Sign
Fran A Pagano's Grave Marker
St. Joseph's Cemetery Sign

Frank A. Pagano's Grave Marker


This grave marker which is at St. Joseph’s Cemetery, located at
179 Hackensack Avenue, Hackensack, New Jersey reveals that Frank A. Pagano served in the United States Marine Corp during Korea and died from wounds suffered in combat at the age of only 23.

Frank A. Pagano was not on the Original Wall Unit List, but this confirms his connection to Hackensack by being buried within its borders since passing and forevermore.

Your grave marker confirms your service and your Supreme Purple Heart sacrifice for which we are grateful.

Written by:
Bob Meli
September 5, 2017


Supreme Purple Heart
Frank A. Pagano's Grave
Supreme Purple Heart
Frank A. Pagano received for his sacrifices.
Veterans of Foreign Wars of the
United States


Click here to view Frank A. Pagano's Family Plot, grandparent's grave marker, and his grave.


Click here to view material sent by George Toriello in June, 2017, telling of how Sergeant Pagano died during combat during the liberation of Seoul, South Korea for which he received the Purple Heart.


Background image of U.S. Marine during the Korean War obtained from: