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John Patrick Frain

April 10, 1932 ~ August 14, 2019 (age 87)

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FRAIN, John P. of Watertown. August 14, 2019. Age 87.  Beloved husband of Gail (Conroy Pendleton) Frain. Devoted father of Laura Cefalo & her husband Romeo of Kennebunkport ME, Brian Frain & his wife Diane of Waltham, and Michele Sparks & her husband Ron of North Conway NH. Loving stepfather of Christine Ellis & her husband Robert of Simsbury CT, Maureen Pendleton & her partner George Williams of Houston TX, Edward Pendleton & his wife Anne of Medway, Robert Pendleton of Palm Springs CA, and Michael Pendleton & his wife Pamela of Suffield CT. Dear brother of Katherine F. O’Brien of Weymouth and the late Eugene F. & Paul J. Frain, Margaret Martino, & Maureen Villemarie. Loving grandfather of Ashley Masteller, Jessica Osich, Kyle Cefalo, Owen Frain, Jordan & Sydney Ellis & Caroline Bevilacqua. Caring great-grandfather of Jack & Lauren Masteller, Caroline Osich, & Layla Bevilacqua. Dear brother-in-law of Janet Hurd & her husband Warren.


US Air Force Veteran, Korea. Retired employee MBTA. Member of AOH Div. 14, Watertown & American Legion Post 156.


Funeral from the MacDonald Rockwell & MacDonald Funeral Home at 270 Main St. Watertown Tuesday August 20, 2019, at 10 AM followed by Funeral Mass in the Church of St. Jude, 147 Main St., Waltham at 11 AM. Relatives and friends kindly invited. Visiting hours Monday 4-8 PM.


In lieu of flowers, memorials in John’s name may be made to the Alzheimer’s Assoc. MA/NH Chapter 309 Waverley Oaks Road Waltham MA 02452 or at

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August 19, 2019

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
MacDonald Rockwell MacDonald Funeral Home
270 Main St.
Watertown, MA 02472

Funeral Mass
August 20, 2019

11:00 AM
St. Jude Church
147 Main Street
Waltham, MA 02154


Alzheimer's Association
309 Waverley Oaks Road, Waltham MA 02452
Tel: 1-617-868-6718

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