Francis R. Miranda
1924 ∼ 2017
Francis Rose “Frank” Miranda, 93, of Falmouth and formerly of Boston, passed away on Tuesday, May 16, 2017. He was the beloved husband of Florence (Barrows) Miranda. Born in Providence RI to John and Julia (Wynn) Miranda.
Frank was a WWII veteran, former Commander of the Falmouth VFW Post 2569, and a member of AMVETS Post 70. Frank and his loving wife, Florence, raised their 6 children in Dorchester and later relocated to Falmouth. He cherished his family, time spent with Eleanor and his special AMVETS friends. Frank loved the many years of selling newspapers in front of St. Anthony’s Parish in E. Falmouth and bonding with his community. He also enjoyed reading his variety of newspapers daily with a good cigar.
In addition to his wife, Frank is survived by his sons, Frank Miranda of Bridgewater, Doug Miranda of Houston TX, and Steve Miranda of Dorchester; his daughters, Sandra Martin of Dorchester, Cynthia Miranda of Dorchester, and Linda Miranda of W. Roxbury; 10 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren and many extended family. He was also the brother of Gerald Wynn of San Francisco CA, Loretta Reed of Roslindale, and the late, Mamie Lee Wynn, Frederick Wynn and Kenneth Wynn.
Visiting hours will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 27 at the Chapman Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 475 Main Street, Falmouth. A funeral service will follow at 12:00 p.m. in the funeral home. Burial will be in the St. Anthony Cemetery, 167 East Falmouth Hwy (Route 28A), E. Falmouth.