Francis E "Frank" HendersonMay 18, 1923 ~ May 27, 2017 (age 94)
Francis E. “Frank” Henderson, a United States Army Veteran of WWII and longtime resident of Stoughton passed away on Saturday May 27, 2017 in Providence, Rhode Island. He was 94 years old and the beloved husband of 64 years to the late Neta D. (Field) Henderson. He is survived by his loving children, Frances Schwartz and husband Robert of Sharon, Jacqueline Hines and husband Ralph of Holliston, Vivian Teague and husband James of Harwich and Ross Henderson and wife Susan of Stoughton. Other survivors include his 8 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. He was also a brother to the late Arthur Henderson, Roger Henderson and Virginia Burgess.
Born May 18, 1923 in Concord, New Hampshire Frank was a son to late Ross Linn and Vivien (Toof) Henderson. Mr. Henderson proudly served his country as a Teletype Mechanic with the United States Army during World War II and was honorably discharged in 1945 with the rank of Corporal. He attended schools in Penacook, New Hampshire as well as Bentley College and Northeastern University. He was self- employed as a CPA with his own business Francis E. Henderson CPA in Stoughton,MA for over 40 years. He was also a former Corporator at the Randolph Savings Bank in Stoughton Franks hobbies included playing the bugle and his love of animals, especially horses and dogs was unmatched. Frank was a Mason for over 60 years both in Stoughton and New Hampshire and a Stoughton Rotarian for over 50 years. He will be missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing him.
Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday May 31, 2017 from 4P.M. - 7 P.M. in the Sheehan, Lowe & Powers Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 115 Monk Street, Stoughton. NOTE: A Masonic Funeral Service will be held at 6:30 P.M. by members of Rising Star Lodge A.F. & A.M. ALL ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND. His funeral service will be held on Thursday June 1, 2017 at 9:00 A.M. in the funeral home. The Rev. Scott Cousineau officiating. Burial with military honors at the Massachusetts Veterans National Cemetery in Bourne, MA will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations to a charity of one’s choice in Frank’s memory, would be appreciated.