Troy Dion Fratantuono
May 14, 1973 – September 2, 2023
Troy Dion Fratantuono, 50, of Lusby, MD passed away on September 2, 2023 at Hospice of the Chesapeake Charles County.
Born May 14, 1973 in Anne Arundel County, MD, he was the son of Joan Baki Fratantuono and the late Dennis John “Bud” Fratantuono, Sr.
Troy graduated from Chesapeake High School, Pasadena, MD in 1991. Troy was formerly a resident of Glen Burnie, MD until finally residing in Lusby, MD in 2009. He worked in the field of Information Technology for a U.S. Government Contractor. Troy worked as an Information Assurance Engineer at Patuxent River Naval Air Station. He was a subject matter expert in his field of network security supporting COMSEC cryptographic equipment. Troy was a dedicated worker with over 10 years of service supporting Patuxent River Naval Air Station. He provided invaluable support and contributed a wealth of knowledge in his role. Troy was endeared by numerous colleagues he worked alongside of and government personnel on base.
Troy’s favorite sports were rugby and tennis, and his hobby was collecting lighthouses. His greatest enjoyment was a good seafood feast.
Troy is survived by his mother, Joan Fratantuono of Lusby, MD; siblings, Lisa Dillon (Bill) of Lusby, MD, Tina Fratantuono of Mechanicsville, MD and Dennis Fratantuono, Jr. of Glen Burnie, MD; niece and nephews, Julia Heavel (David) of Haddon Township, NJ, Matthew Heavel (Caitlin) of Colorado Springs, CO and Nicholas Leapley of Austin, TX; great-nephews and great-niece, Niall Heavel, Eoghan Heavel, Ailbe Heavel and Saoirse Heavel; and his special companion of thirty years, Louise Watson of Lusby, MD. He was preceded in death by his father, Dennis John “Bud” Fratantuono, Sr.
A Memorial Service will be conducted by Pastor Alex Thomas on Thursday, September 21, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. at Olivet United Methodist Church, Lusby, MD. A lite luncheon will immediately follow the service in the church hall.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Solomons Volunteer Rescue Squad and Fire Department, 13150 H.G. Trueman Road, Solomons, MD 20688 or the Calvert Health Foundation, P.O. Box 2127, Prince Frederick, MD 20678.
Thursday, September 21, 2023