Whitehouse Statement on Passing of Frank Montanaro, Sr.

Newport, RI – Senator Sheldon Whitehouse released the following statement upon the death of Frank J. Montanaro, Sr., a labor leader and Rhode Island’s Democratic National Committeeman:

“A great Rhode Islander, a local and national labor leader, and a man beloved by friends and firefighters everywhere, Frank Montanaro, has passed away.  He was a loyal and unwavering friend, and a firm and principled adversary.  My condolences go to his dear family and his many friends.”