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Franklin B. Wellock


1927 - 2019
Franklin B. Wellock Obituary
Franklin Browne Wellock, age 91 years, passed away peacefully at Ashland Farm assisted living in North Andover, on January 22, 2019. He was the beloved husband of the late Marilyn T. (Casey) Wellock. Born in South Boston, February 23, 1927, son of the late Franklin B. and Gertrude (Gallagher) Wellock, he graduated from Mechanic Arts High School and was a World War II Navy veteran. Most recently, he lived in North Andover, moving there from Naples, Maine, and a longtime resident of East Weymouth. Franklin was a proud, lifelong, union member of the IBEW Local 103, as a Master Electrician, who retired from the MBTA and the Boston Garden. Frank enjoyed his family, yearly reunions with his cousins, and his days on the lake in Maine. Frank was the loving father of F. Bradley and his wife Janet Wellock of Walpole, Stephen and his wife Gail Wellock of Virginia, Kathryn Wellock of Framingham, Allison Wellock of South Carolina, William D. and his wife Sarah Wellock of North Andover and Elizabeth Walsh of Framingham. Frank cherished his grandchildren and great-grandchildren, grandsons, James, Casey, Sean, Keith, Stephen, and Leo; granddaughter, Lauren (Wellock) Cunningham and her husband Scott. He was the great-grandfather of Joseph and Samantha; brother of the late Dr. William D. Wellock. A memorial service will be held at a later date for family and friends to celebrate his life. For online condolences, please visit www.contefuneralhomes.com.
Published in The Patriot Ledger on Jan. 28, 2019
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