It is with great regret that we must inform all of R.E. Lee High School alumni and the class of 1970 of the death of Frank Paul Santone of Wheaton Maryland on October 13, 2016.
Frank died at Holy Cross Hospital Silver Spring, Maryland after a three-year battle with cancer.
Frank is survived by his mother, Evelyn Santone; brothers, Paul Santone (Denise), Louis Santone Jr. (Karen), Joseph Santone (Mark); his sister Mary Beinhart (Eric); an aunt; eight nephews and nieces, a great niece; and a host of other loving relatives and friends, including long-time friend Elizabeth Reeves.
He was preceded in death by his father, Louis Santone, Sr.
Born August 12, 1952 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Frank's family moved to Springfield, Virginia in 1964. Frank graduated from Robert E. Lee High School in Springfield, Virginia and from Virginia Commonwealth University.
Frank had a long and distinguished career in automotive sales and financial management with multiple dealerships in the Washington Metropolitan area. Frank earned many awards in the auto dealers industry and made countless friends among his colleagues and customers.
His last position was as finance manager with the Fitzgerald Auto Group in Wheaton, Maryland.