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LARKIN, Francis J. (Frank) Of Acton, formerly of Brighton, age 86, died at his home Tues., Jan. 5, 2021 after a battle with cancer. Loving husband to Elaine (Hopson), with whom he shared 60 years of marriage. Devoted father to Janet O'Shea & husband Jim of Bolton, Alison Berryman & husband Russell of Chelmsford, & Mary Larkin & husband Benjamin Podsiadlo of Maynard. Proud grandfather of James, Katherine, Will & the late Charlotte O'Shea, Violet & Adam Berryman, & Patrick Quinlan. Brother of Thomas of Falmouth, William of Marblehead & the late Mary Robinson & Madeleine Loan. Also survived by many nephews & nieces. Frank was a graduate of Boston College & Northeastern University, & was a veteran of the U.S. Army where he served in the 4th Infantry. Frank was a dedicated volunteer to the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary & was a member of the Dorchester Yacht Club. Due to the pandemic, Private Services will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to TLC Cures ATRT, The Charlotte Fund for Pediatric Brain Cancer Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, PO Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284, also online at Memorial page

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Published in Boston Globe from Jan. 7 to Jan. 10, 2021.
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January 7, 2021
Mr. Larkin,
Sir, I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country when you served with the U.S. Army and later USCG Auxillary. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.
Mike Casey
January 7, 2021
Mary, so sorry for you and your family’s loss. What an impressive figure your father was! Please know we are thinking of you and are here if you need anything.
The Asettas
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