Frawley, Alphonsus L. “Rick”, 87, died April 30, 2021. He was a longtime Medfield resident and lived his last 3 years at the Thomas Upham House.
Lovingly known as Rick to his parents William & Antoinette, and 11 siblings, Marie Keller, Sue Koch, Dan, Bill, John, Gert Kerrissey, Margie Friel, Chick, Joe, Cal Dunn, Paul, their spouses and his many nieces and nephews.
Rick graduated from Boston College in 1955. He then joined the navy and was stationed in the Pacific Northwest. Following his military service, he became a school teacher. Rick then joined the family retail business at Ye Olde Bargain Barn in Lexington. He then became the head of Security at Cibor-Corning in Medfield where he worked until he retired. Rick played baseball at Sacred Heart High School and went onto play for Boston College. He was an avid cyclist and had travelled many miles. Rick was well recognized by Medfield residents as the man cruising the sidewalks in his bright yellow reflective vest. He logged many miles on foot in his later years.
Visiting hours on Thursday May 6, 2021 at Robert J. Lawler & Crosby Funeral Home, 1803 Centre St., West Roxbury, MA from 10:30am to11:45am followed by a prayer service and then interment at St. Joseph’s Cemetery in West Roxbury at 12:15 pm.
In lieu of flowers a donation can be made to Boston Rescue Mission, PO BOX 120069, Boston, MA. 02112, brm.org. www.lawlerfuneralhome.com
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