Francine Sadlon, a beauty pageant director
and lifelong resident of West Orange, NJ
passed away on Monday December 14, 2020.
in her home surrounded by loved ones.
Francine is survived by her children, Diane Sadlon and Robert Sadlon; and her granddaughter, Crystal Sadlon.
Francine was born in Newark , N.J to Concetta Reio & Anthony Palmeri.
She has two brothers, Samuel Palmeri and JP Palmeri,
and also many beloved Nieces and Nephews.
She married Adam Sadlon who passed on May 14, 2000.
Adam was so excited to marry her they had a pre-wedding before their actual wedding.
She was a proud mother who raised two beautiful children
and helped greatly in the raising of her granddaughter.
She constantly had a smile and an upbeat outlook on life.
Her presence was felt by all who met her.
She may have been tiny but she was a tough cookie.
Francine was a devoted friend to Connie Francis.
They traveled together doing shows around the world.
and also produced local TV variety shows that aired on Channel 68
She enjoyed dancing and bringing people together.
She will be deeply missed by her friends, family and all who knew her.
Francine was President of Earth Satellite Communications located in West Orange, NJ for many years.
Francine was also the Vice President of the Miss Orient USA Beauty Pageant
from LA to Atlantic to Chicago and in many other states.
She herself was a bathing beauty contest winner in New Jersey.
To say she was a humanitarian would describe Francine perfectly.