Francis L. Marini, Lieutenant, Department of Motor Vehicles, Retired

of Weymouth

Francis L. Marini, Lieutenant, Department of Motor Vehicles, Retired

Pembroke, Francis L. Marini, Lieutenant, Department of Motor Vehicles, Retired, age 92, formerly of Weymouth, died peacefully, Thursday, December 20, 2018.

Frank was born and raised in Quincy to the late Loreto “Larry” and Millie (Cirillo) Marini. He had lived in Pembroke the last several months, previously in Weymouth for forty-seven years.

He was a proud World War II veteran having served in the U.S. Navy as a member of the Seabees in the Philippines and China. He received the Philippine Liberation Ribbon with 1 star and the Asiatic Pacific Ribbon.

Following the war, Frank worked at the former Fore River Shipyard in Quincy. In 1952, he became a Registry of Motor Vehicles Inspector for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and retired in 1986 as the Supervisor of Special Services. He loved his job and helping people.

Frank was dedicated to his family, especially to his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Beloved husband of the late Virginia C. (Walsh) Marini.

Devoted father of the Honorable Francis L. Marini and wife Meredith of Halifax, Janet Hunter of East Bridgewater, and Mark D. Marini of Weymouth.

Loving grandfather of Patricia Glenn, Robert and Christopher Hunter, Anthony and Nicolas Marini. Cherished great-grandfather of Lizabeth Glenn and Ryan Gentile-Marini.

Dear brother of Robert C. Marini and his wife Anne of Weymouth and the late Daniel J. Marini.

Frank is also survived by many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

At the request of the Marini family, funeral services were private.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Frank’s memory may be made to the Sergeant Michael Chesna Family Fund, c/o Weymouth Police Department, 140 Winter Street, Weymouth, MA 02188.


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  • A great guy of whom great memories his great attitude and the ability to take a jab even about his weekly. Luncheon dates. We are proud of his lifetime of service though our military experiences were 25 years apart I remember his CB stories and how he reveled in Ted Hawkes JR interest in joining SeeBees I’ve missed his tomatoes which we traded for ribs

  • On behalf of all Former and Retired Registry Inspectors, our deepest sympathies to the family on this loss. His name has been added to the web site memory wall.

  • Mark and Bob,

    So sorry for your loss.

    Paul & Carol