SHEEHAN Francis (Frank/Buddy). 87, of Braintree, February 9, 2020. Widower of Mary G Sheehan formerly of Braintree. Devoted Father of Paul F. Sheehan married to Nancy Sheehan of Braintree, Lisa A. Devine, of Weymouth & Michelle M. Tierney of Rockland. He was the Father of the late Christopher M. Sheehan. Loving Brother of the late Joan O’Connor formerly of Dorchester. Loving grandfather of Jason T. Sheehan, Sean P. Devine, Mollie P. Devine and Christopher J Devine, and Joshua F. Rivera. A gathering will be held at the Mortimer N. Peck-Russell Peck Funeral Home, 516 Washington St., BRAINTREE on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020 at 8:30 AM followed by a Funeral Mass at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 856 Washington St., South Braintree Sq. at 9:30 am. Burial will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery, West Roxbury. Relatives & friends invited. Visiting hours will be Wednesday 4-8 PM. at the funeral home.
Francis proudly served in the U.S. Army and Army reserve for over 30 years retiring as a Sergeant Major. He worked for many years as manager and general manager of First National Stores and then for Perkins Tobacco, Home Depot, and Garber Bros. Frank mostly enjoyed all the time he could with his grandchildren attending baseball, hockey, soccer and other sporting events. He never missed any school event or milestone from graduations to communions and confirmations and more. When he wasn’t spending time with family, he loved sitting at home reading books and enjoying all the local Boston pro sports games.
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