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Frank C. Linhares

September 6, 1926 ~ October 6, 2019 (age 93)

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Marion-Frank C. Linhares Jr. “Ling”, 93, of Marion formerly of Mattapoisett passed away on Sunday October 6, 2019 at Tobey Hospital in Wareham.  Frank was the husband of the late Evelyn (Borges) Linhares.  He was the son of the late Frank C., Sr. and Helen (Church) Linhares.

“ Ling” was born and lived most if not all of his 93 years here on the South Coast of Massachusetts.  A World War II, Navy veteran.  Frank attained the rank of Ship’s Cook Third Class and was awarded the American Theatre Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Medal, WWII Victory Medal and the Japanese Occupation Ribbon.  He lived and worked in the South Coast as a Milkman for Gulf Hill Dairy and as a Butcher.  He most recently worked for Dartmouth Fruit and Deli.

He is survived by his sons Robert J. Linhares and his wife Lisa of West Wareham and Daniel P. Linhares of Mattapoisett.  He was the grandfather of Keith Linhares and his wife Emily, Andrew Linhares, Holly Linhares and he was the great grandfather of Landyn and Elizabeth.  He is survived by his sister Betty Barrows of Mattapoisett and he was the brother of the late James Linhares and Dorothy Grant.

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