Francis Irwin Freeman

Southington, Connecticut

Age 88


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Wallingford Funeral Home Obituary

Francis Irwin Freeman, 87, of Southington, CT,  husband of the late Grace (Abbott) Freeman, passed away on October 19, 2017 at Bradley Memorial Hospital in Southington.

He was born on October 2, 1930, in Brattleboro, VT, to the late Frederick O. and Hazel M. Freeman.


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I met Fran through the masonic organizations several years ago. He was a good and kind man with a great laugh. Rest in peace brother.

Rest in Peace Grandpa, October 19th, 2017. I love and miss you a lot. I can't believe you just had a birthday on October 2nd, you lived 2 weeks at 87. You were tough at times when you needed to be but funny at heart. You were a great talker and always knew how to stay positive. IDK who I'm gonna talk to now .. I can't believe you were my last grandparent and that you & Grandma died within a year. I guess Grandma got tired of us borrowing you and needed you with her. Both of you are my...

Fran and I met in Myrtle Beach. We were both northeners and had a lot in common. He was a good man with a great sense of humor.
Ed Whalen, Conway SC

Thanks for your service Sailor !!!
Wayne Williams
United States Marine Corps

It has been at least 60+ years since my and my brothers last experience with Mr. Freeman. If I am correct in my assumption this was the gentleman that lived on Elizabeth Road in Meriden. My brothers and I were father less and our only mode of transportation was in walking. We were 14,12 and 11 at the time. Whenever it was cold, snowing or raining Mr. Freeman would, on his way to Pratt & Whitney, stop and give us a ride to school. This was a remarkable, kind man who lived life doing good...

Our condolences to the family of this kind gentleman. Such a sweet spirit and loving family man. Thoughts and prayers to all who knew him.