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Fran Patone, Maintenance Assistant
Maintenance Assistant

Staff Member Bio

Fran is a native Delawarean. He was raised in Wilmington’s east side neighborhood with his two sisters, surrounded by many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Fran attended Brown Vocational High School where he studied to become an electrician. After serving his apprenticeship, Fran worked in his field for over forty years with IBEW Local 313. His work was centered in the tri-state area on projects that were commercial and industrial. He retired in 2005. Fran served in the Delaware Army National Guard for six years after completing his apprenticeship.

Fran was offered the position as maintenance assistant and joined the staff in March 2007. Working at the House has brought him great satisfaction; he is honored to be part of the team that provides families a “home-away-from-home.”

When not working at the House, Fran looks forward to spending time with his family, and friends especially his wife, two children and his grandson, Dante.



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