Frank G. Harris, Jr.
1924 ∼ 2018
Cotuit - Frank G. Harris, Jr., 93, son of the late Frank and Lillian Harris of Braintree, MA died June 9, 2018 after a brief illness.
Born in Boston and raised in Braintree. A 1943 graduate of Braintree High School. Frank joined the Army Air Force and trained as Armorer and Gunner. He flew many missions in the B29’s over Japan from Tian and Guam. He was wounded and received the Purple Heart and Battle Stars. After his honorable discharge he returned home.
He met the love of his life Jeanette (Jean) Makin of Weymouth and they married in 1952. Frank attended Franklin Institute Boston and worked as a test engineer for General Radio Company of Concord, MA. Frank and Jean moved to Hudson where they raised their four children, Pauline Frank of Millstone, NJ, Frank III and wife Penelope of Jeffersonville VT, Laura Gagnon and husband Steven of Cotuit and Michael Harris and wife Kimberly of Auburn. Frank is also survived by three grandchildren, Danielle and Hanna Harris and Beau Gagnon, Two sisters Kathleen Qualey of Weymouth and Arlene Slavin of Herndon, VA, as well as a host of family and friends.
Visiting Hours will be 10:00 to 11:45 a.m. Friday June 15th with a funeral service to begin at 12:00 pm both at John-Lawrence Funeral Home, 3778 Falmouth Rd., Marstons Mills. Burial will follow in Mosswood Cemetery, Cotuit.