Frank V. Antonucci, Jr., 81, husband of Katharina (Kalmar)
Antonucci of Pineswamp Road, Ipswich, died Wednesday, March 8,
2017 in his home following a long illness.
Born in Winthrop November 29, 1935, he was one of three sons of
the late Frank V. and Jennie (Lampasona) Antonucci. Frank was
raised in Ipswich, a 1955
graduate of Ipswich High
School. After graduation he entered the service and
was stationed at Fort Schilling Air Force Base in Salina Kansas.
While in the service he was trained as a dental technician and
married his wife Katherina in 1959.
Frank was most happy when surrounded by his family. He loved to
garden and tend to his yard. He was a lifelong resident of
Ipswich and very dedicated to his community. He was a proud
member of the Ipswich Lions and was honored to recently receive
their highest recognition, the Melvin Jones Award. He was also
an active member of our Lady of Hope in Ipswich.
In addition to his wife of fifty-seven years, he is survived by
a son, Frank V. Antonucci, III and his wife Miriam of Ipswich;
three daughters, Deborah L. McCarthy and her husband William of
Ipswich, Christine M. Vetrano and her husband Dennis of
Marshfield, and Jean E. Gennaco and her husband Joseph of
Topsfield; eight grandchildren, William, III and Shaun McCarthy,
Ryan and Cory Vetrano, Patrick and Jillian Gennaco, and
Katherine and Veronica Antonucci; four great grandchildren, and
a brother, Richard Antonucci of Naples, FL. He was the brother
of the late Robert Antonucci formerly of Ipswich.
The celebration of a Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be
held 10 am, Monday, March 13 in Our Lady of Hope Church,
Pineswamp Road, Ipswich. Family and friends are
respectfully welcomed. Visiting hours are Sunday 4 to 7 pm at
the Whittier-Porter Funeral Home, Six High Street, Ipswich.
In lieu of flowers contributions
may be made to Beth Israel Hospital: BIDMC, office of
development, 330 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215
(please note "Kidney Cancer Research" in memo)