Frank E. Glynn, age 81

of Quincy

Frank E. Glynn, age 81

Frank E. Glynn, age 81, a lifelong resident of Quincy, died peacefully, Saturday, May 30, 2021, in the comfort of his home.

Frank was born in Quincy, to the late Mark J. and Mildred G. (Shattuck) Glynn. Raised and educated there, he was a graduate of Archbishop Williams High School, Class of 1957. He was also a graduate of Quincy College.

Frank was proud to have served in the U.S. Navy during the late 1950s and early 1960s.

Frank was employed as a health inspector for the City of Quincy’s Health Department for twenty-three years and retired in 2016. He was also a real estate agent and affiliated with his wife’s firm, Maureen Glynn Real Estate in Quincy.

He was a member of the Neighborhood Club of Quincy.

Frank was a loyal fan of the New England Patriots. He also enjoyed many trips to Aruba over the years.

In 2000, Frank was stricken with cancer that spread to his bones. He participated in a T-cell immunotherapy clinical trial. One of seventeen in the clinical trial, Frank was the only one to survive. His faith sustained him throughout his illness. He and his family were grateful for the gift of time that the treatment gave him.

Beloved husband for thirty-five years of Maureen C. Glynn.

Devoted father of Lisa Glynn LaChance and her husband David of Indiana, Mark J. Glynn of Quincy, Hilton F. Glynn of Kansas, and Arthur T. Glynn and his wife Gina of Virginia.

Loving grandfather of eight and great grandfather of two.

The last of four siblings, he was predeceased by John A. Glynn, Vernon J. Glynn, and Edward M. “Pepper” Glynn. Frank is also survived by many nieces, nephews, and their families.

The Glynn family would like to acknowledge Frank’s dear friends, William and Peter O’Connell, for their friendship and loyalty to Frank.

Visiting hours will be held at the Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Avenue, Quincy, on Wednesday, June 2, from 4-7 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in Saint John the Baptist Church, 44 School Street, Quincy, on Thursday, June 3, at 10 a.m. Interment, with military honors, to follow at Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree.

For those who wish, donations in Frank’s memory may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.


Write a new entry for the Guestbook

Your email address will not be published.

Field(s) marked with an * are obligatory. Your E-mail address will not be published. Your name will be published as written in the Name field. All entries will be reviewed before being displayed.

  • To Maureen Frank’s children and Frank’s friends. I am truly sorry for your loss. It was a joy to serve and care for Frank over the past six months and get to know him. He sure left a spot on our hearts for the Love he gave!! A very kind soul. May Perpetual light shine upon him and May he rest in eternal peace in the arms of Jesus Mary Joseph and all the Saints Amen . Mr Frank please pray for us till we see you again. God bless much love and gratitude Clare and Freddy Freeman

  • So so sorry for your loss. Hugs and Prayers for u all.

  • Mark and family my prayers are with you all

  • My heartfelt condolences to Maureen and to his children Lisa, Mark, Hilton, and Arthur. Although you were not my blood relative you were my Uncle Frankie in every sense of the word. I am so happy I was able to see you last weekend. You will truly be missed by me and my children TJ, and Ashly. Rest in peace now. Love you Uncle Frankie❤

  • Mark and family my prays are with you and your family

  • Maureen, Mom and I would love to have attended to pay our condolences, but she could never have taken the walk as she will be 100 years old next week. She often talks kindly of Frank and the friendship he and my Father shared. It was something special. She wanted me to pass on her best wishes to your entire family.

  • To Maureen, and family,
    Please accept my sincere condolences for your loss. Frank was a magnificent spirit and a joy to know.