Frank W. Ness

Frank Willard Ness, of Duxbury passed away peacefully Friday, March 29, 2013 after a short illness. He was 91 years old. During World War II Frank was a Navy fighter pilot with Air Group 12 attached to the aircraft carrier USS Randolph in the Pacific. Frank was a skilled tool and die-maker and worked for Raytheon and Walworth Company. He is preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Marjorie, his parents Frank Willard and Charlotte Norton Ness, as well as his sister, Nancy Ness Goodale. He is survived by his daughters Andrea Ness Huber of Paso Robles, CA and Pamela Ness Crowley of Cumberland, ME; grandchildren Melissa Huber of New Haven, CT, Charles Brian Huber of Minneapolis, MN, Sarah Crowley Bernardi of Framingham, MA, Andrew Crowley of Hoboken, NJ; two great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Friends and family are cordially invited to gather at the Ness home on Saturday, May 11, 2013 at 1:00PM to join in celebrating and remembering Franks life. In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Veterans of Foreign Wars, at the Salvation Army at www., or a charity of your choosing. To offer condolences please visit Shepherd Funeral Home, Pembroke.

Published in The Patriot Ledger on Apr. 6, 2013