Frank Gualdino

Born in Yonkers, New York, in 1969, Frank Daniel Gualdino had a strong desire to serve as a police officer. He graduated from Sacred Heart High School in Yonkers and simultaneously pursued a degree in criminal justice from Westchester Community College while working as a UPS supervisor. In 1994, he joined the New York City Transit Police Department, earning the sharpshooter award upon graduation from the Transit Police Academy. He fulfilled his dream and served his community when he joined the Yonkers Police Department in 1998.

Over the course of his 24-year career, he worked in various departments, including the 3rd Precinct, Traffic Court, and, as a promoted Sergeant, the Traffic/Motorcycle Unit. He undertook numerous responsibilities, from organizing movie and TV shoots to overseeing motorcycle escorts and processions, always executing his duties with dedication and enthusiasm.

Detective Sergeant Frank Gualdino lost his life in a vehicle crash on Tuckahoe Road in December 2022.

Frank was deeply connected to his work, his city, and his family. He lived a life dedicated to his career and family, receiving love and support in abundance. He had a special place in his heart for his daughter’s college football team, the Holy Cross Crusaders.

Frank Gualdino is survived by his mother, Tereza, his wife of 28 years, Lisa, and their cherished children, Emily and Mark. He also leaves behind his dear brothers, Edward, Anthony, and Franklin, as well as many nieces and nephews. After 24 years of dedicated service, Detective Gualdino was set to retire in August 2023, and he was posthumously promoted in honor of his service and sacrifice.

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