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FANDEL, Francis X. 88, of Arlington, died Friday, October 28 at Brigham and Women's Hospital. Born October 16, 1928 in Cambridge, a son of the late Theodore Fandel and the late Catherine (Reynolds) Fandel, he was the youngest of 5 boys. Educated in Newton, Frank was a graduate of Walnut Park School and later Cambridge-Rindge and Latin High School. After high school he started his own business in rubber products until he was drafted into the U.S. Army. He served his country in Korea and was also stationed at Fort Devens for a time. Following his discharge he attended Mass College of Pharmacy and furthered his education with a masters degree in Education from Boston University. Frank was employed as a teacher in the Waltham school system for over 39 years before his retirement. He enjoyed spending his summers at Kennebunk, Maine. Frank is survived by 2 brothers; Thomas Fandel and his wife, Marie, of Natick and James Fandel and his wife, Catherine, of Burlington, several nieces and nephews, among them, Maryann Ciampi of Medford, two great nieces, as well as many cousins, including Helen McNamee, and of course his beloved dog "Mike". Additionally, he leaves behind many good friends amongst the staff and the residents at Stonebridge Assisted Living in Burlington. Frank was the brother of the late William Fandel and the late Theodore (Brother Joe) Fandel SHJM. He was also the devoted nephew of the late Margaret Reynolds. You are invited to his visitation on Saturday from 8:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. at the Mahoney Funeral Home, 187 Nesmith Street, LOWELL, 978-452-6361. Frank's Funeral Mass will be offered at 11 a.m. at The Immaculate Conception Church, 144 East Merrimack Street, Lowell, MA. 01852. Procession will follow for burial at St. Patrick Cemetery on Gorham Street in Lowell. In lieu of flowers please make donations to the . Mahoney Funeral Home 187 Nesmith Street, Lowell, MA 978-452-6361 www.MahoneyFuneralHome.com

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Published in The Boston Globe on Nov. 4, 2016
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