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Franklin J. “Al” Nolan


Franklin J. "Al" Nolan

Franklin J. “Al” Nolan

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Thursday, August 7th, 2014 from 4 – 7 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107), Revere, for Franklin J. “Al” Nolan, who died on Saturday, August 2nd at the Chelsea Jewish Nursing Home of Chelsea, following a lengthy illness, at 88 years.  His funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Friday, August 8th at 9:30 a.m., followed by a funeral mass in the Immaculate Conception Church (corner of Beach St. & Winthrop Ave.), Revere, at 10:30 a.m.  Born & raised in Chelsea, he came to live in Revere over 60 years ago.  “Al” retired from the United States Postal Service in 1990, as a Mail Carrier in Medford.  He was a member of the Retired Postal Workers Union.  He was a graduate of St. Rose Catholic High School of Chelsea in 1944.  Immediately following graduation, he entered the United States Navy in June of 1944 & served as a Radioman 3rd Class until June of 1946.  He is a World War II veteran.  He is survived by his beloved wife of 61 years, Margaret J. (Donovan) Nolan.  He is the dear brother of Robert Nolan of Kansas City, Missouri, & the late: John W. Nolan, Joseph R. “Ritchie” Nolan, Claire F. Nolan, & Eleanor Baczewski.  He is also lovingly survived by his sister-in-law, Mary K. “Kay” Nolan of South Weymouth, his brother-in-law, Retired Revere Fire Lieutenant Anthony V. Pesce, Sr. of Revere, & many dedicated & faithful nieces, nephews, grand-nieces & grand-nephews.  Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.


Visiting Hours

Thursday, August 7th, 2014 from 4 – 7 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Friday, August 8th, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. in the Immaculate Conception Church, Revere.


Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.


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