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FRAINI, Anthony J. Of Needham, Feb. 3, 2013. Beloved husband of the late JoAnne (Hughes) Fraini. Devoted father of Michael A. Fraini and his wife Carol of Needham. Loving grandfather of Michaela A., Julia C., and Olivia K. Fraini all of Needham. Brother of the late Adolfo "Bing" Fraini and the late Frederick Fraini. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Tony was a firefighter for the City of Newton. He was a Boston College Police Officer. In later years Tony worked as a crossing guard for the Needham Police Dept. WWII Navy Veteran. Member of the Father Daniel J. Kennedy Needham Knights of Columbus Council 1611, Needham VFW Post 2498, Newton American Legion Post 440. Funeral from the George F. Doherty & Sons Funeral Home, 1305 Highland Ave. (Exit 19B off 128) NEEDHAM, Thursday Feb. 7th at 9 a.m. Funeral Mass in St. Joseph Church, Needham at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends kindly invited. Visiting hours Wednesday from 4-8 p.m. Interment St. Mary's Cemetery, Needham. Expressions of sympathy may be made in Tony's memory to the Fr. Daniel J. Kennedy Needham Knights of Columbus Council #1611, 1211 Highland Ave., Needham, MA 02492. For directions and guestbook gfdoherty.com. George F. Doherty & Sons Needham 781-444-0687

Published in The Boston Globe on Feb. 4, 2013
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