Frank J. Mancini, 93, of Milford passed away February 6, 2023 in his home. He was born in Milford, son of the late Michael and Lucy (Simone) Mancini. He was the brother of the late Mary (Mancini) Mulley and the late Pasquale "Patsy" Mancini, and the late Emilio "Sonny" Mancini, all of Milford, and the uncle of the late niece Lucille (Mulley) Iacovelli of Forestdale MA. He is survived by his brother Anthony Mancini and his wife Helen of Milford, and by his nieces Arlene Mulley of Douglas Massachusetts, Gina (Mancini) Giblin and her husband Shane and grandniece Siena of Spring Valley California, and by his nephews Michael Mancini and his wife Linda of Milford and Marc Mancini of Upton Massachusetts, and his grandnephews Michael Jr and Derek Mancini of Milford.
He graduated from Sacred Heart Grammar School in 1943, and from St. Mary's High School in 1947. While attending school he worked part time at the Milford Shoe Company in Milford. He also graduated from Burdett College in Boston in 1949. He started working at Whitin Machine Works in Whitinsville in 1950. He also completed a night course in "The Art of Supervision" at Burdett College in 1959. He was the Production Control Manager of Printing Presses at Whitin Machine Works for 20 years. He also enjoyed working for H&R Block as District Manager of the 20 Metro-west offices for 28 years, retiring in 1996. For many years he enjoyed hunting and fishing with his friends in Vermont, New Hampshire and Nova Scotia. He also enjoyed attending High School Class Reunions with his Classmates which met every year, after their fiftieth. After his retirement, he enjoyed meeting for Lunch at Legal Seafood's Restaurant in Framingham with his former co-workers. Also, on nice weather days he enjoyed spending time outdoors, talking with his neighbor Louie Moffi, about "The Good Old Days" when they were young. He enjoyed his life with his family and friends.
He was a member for six years, as Staff Sergeant of Company I, 181st Infantry of the Massachusetts National Guard that trained at Camp Drum, New York. The unit was called to serve when the Tornado hit Worcester in 1953, and in 1955 the unit was sent to Southbridge when Hurricane Diane hit Central Massachusetts.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Tuesday, February 14, 2023 at 10 A.M. at the Sacred Heart of Jesus Church 5 East Main St. Milford. The burial will follow in the parish cemetery. A calling hour will be held prior to the funeral Mass from 8:30 to 9:30 A.M. at the Consigli-Ruggerio Funeral Home, 46 Water St., Milford.
The family extends deep gratitude to care givers Carla Pickett and Dottie Cozzens.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38