- October 18, 1935 - April 14, 2017
- Stoneham, Massachusetts
of Frances' Passing
St. Patrick's Church Family Ministry
71 Central St.
Stoneham, MA 02180
Friends of Stoneham Public Library
431 Main St.
Stoneham , MA 02180
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“Dear Fred,My deepest sympathies to you and your family on the passing of your wife Fran.Steve Rotondi
1 of 6 | Posted by: Stephen Rotondi - Stoneham, MA
“I was a 3rd grade student of (then) Miss Flaherty in the early 60's. She was a wonderful educator and left me with only happy memories. I am...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Paul Russo - San Diego, CA
“Fred I am so sorry for your loss of Francis my condolences to you and your family
3 of 6 | Posted by: Thomas Taranti - Stoneham, MA
“My loving memory of Fran will always be her great sense of humor. She was never without a smile and a great unique comment. She will never be...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: LAVERNE ST JOHN (AKELL) - ME
“May the good Lord bless you, Fred and Alice, and your families for your loss. Fran will rest In peace now.
5 of 6 | Posted by: Kay Clark - Stoneham, MA - Friend
“Fred, our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
6 of 6 | Posted by: Kim DeCrescenzo - Reading, MA
Frances F. (Flaherty) Akell of Stoneham, passed away on Friday April 14, 2017. She was 81 years of age. Fran was the beloved wife of 52 years to Alfred "Fred" Akell. Cherished sister of Alice J. Hegarty and her late husband Richard. Loving daughter of the late Richard and Frances (Scott) Flaherty. Dear sister in law of Theresa Akell and her late husband Harold Jr. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.
Fran was a teacher in Reading for 39 years. She was a member of the gardening club in Stoneham and the Stoneham Public Library Board. She was an avid knitter, gardener and loved to read.
Funeral from the Barile Family Funeral Home 482 Main St. (RT28) STONHEAM Tuesday April 18th, 2017 at 9am followed by a Funeral Mass Celebrating Fran's Eternal Life in St. Patrick's Church 71 Central St. Stoneham at 10am.
Family and friends are kindly invited to gather and share remembrances with the family on Monday April 17th, 2017 from 4-7pm in the funeral home. Parking attendants and elevator available.
Please do NOT send flowers and consider donations in her name to St. Patrick Family Ministry 71 Central St. Stoneham MA 02180 or Friends of Stoneham Public Library 431 Main St. Stoneham MA 02180