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Franklin Delano “Frank” Meade


Franklin Delano "Frank" Meade

Franklin Delano “Frank” Meade

Family & friends are invited to attend a Memorial Funeral Mass on Saturday, January 31st, at 10:30 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Church (Corner of Beach St. & Winthrop Ave.) Revere. For Franklin Delano “Frank” Meade who passed at his Revere Home with his family on Tuesday, January 20th following a long illness. Frank was born in Freeburn, KY & the family later settled in Williamson, WV. Frank was educated there and at the young age of 17 years old he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. He was eager to leave his home town and serve his country after the 2nd World War. Frank loved the Military, when he was finished with his service as a Marine, he later joined the United States Navy. He rose to the ranks of “Chief Gunner’s Mate”. His time spent in the Navy brought him to ports all around the world. In 1966, he married Barbara P. Bruce, they had 2 children & lived in many different states and countries. Frank enjoyed a career in the Navy spanning 26 years. He provided 30 years of service to his country. After retiring from the Navy, Frank & his family settled in Virginia and became a Supervisor of the Department of Transportation of Virginia. In later years, Frank & his wife moved to Revere, back where his wife was from. They enjoyed their home overlooking the beautiful ocean. He is the devoted husband of Barbara P. (Bruce) Meade of Revere of whom he shared 48 years of marriage with. He is the loving father of Marilynn Eleanor Medina of Norfolk, VA & Franklin M. Meade of Norton, MA. He is the cherished grandfather of Eleanor Graciella Medina of Revere & Marilynn Meade Medina of San Antonio, TX. He is the beloved brother of the late Faye Meade, Mary Margaret Aliff, James Roy Meade & Arthur Meade. Also lovingly survived by his nieces, Sherry Hatfield & the late Barbara Aliff both of WV. He is the cherished brother in law of Ret. State Police Sgt. James R. Bruce of Winthrop & his late wife Carole P., Eleanor “Sissy” Bruce – Kelley & her Husband Robert N. Kelley of Revere & NH & Marilyn A. “Mal” Symmes of Winthrop. Interment will be Private. Late WWII, Korean & Viet Nam Veteran. Past member of the American Legion Post #61 Revere, USS Yellowstone & St. Pius Men’s Club of VA. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to: DAV of Mass. 24 Beacon St., State House, Suite 546 Boston, MA 02133.


Memorial Funeral Service

Saturday, January 31st at 10:30 a.m., In Immaculate Conception Church (corner of Beach St. & Winthrop Ave.) Revere


Will be Private

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to: DAV of Mass. 24 Beacon St., State House, Suite 546 Boston, MA 02133.


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  1. Christine Miller
    Jan 29 2015

    So very sorry for your loss. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. May the wonderful memories you have live forever in your hearts…..
    RIP Mr Frank Meade

  2. Genevieve fuller
    Jan 28 2015

    So very sorry to hear about Frank. Find love and support in each other during this difficult time. Thinking of you all. Love Gengie and family

  3. Sherry Hatfield
    Jan 27 2015

    My heart is with you all. Love you so much. I will miss my Uncle dearly but was so happy to spend time with him (and all of you) in September. God grant peace and comfort.

  4. Alana Marino
    Jan 26 2015

    We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Sending strength, love and lots of hugs.

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