Half Staff – Francis John Farrenkopf, Jr

January 3, 2012
ROCKPORT — Francis John Farrenkopf, Jr., 70, husband of Alice M. (Gniewek) Farrenkopf, of Rockport, died on Tuesday morning, January 3, 2012.Frank was born in Roxbury on August 19, 1941, son of the late Francis John and Rita A. (Lavin) Farrenkopf. He was a former Gloucester Public School Teacher and former Professor at Bunker Hill Community College.

In addition to his wife Alice of 44 years, he is survived by his five children, Dr. Anna Farrenkopf and wife Dr. Mireille Kolthoff of the Netherlands, Kristin McCauley and husband William of Dracut, Alane McNamara and husband William of Burlington, VT., Daniel Farrenkopf and wife Misha Mytar of Sullivan, ME., Julie Beth Lees and husband Christopher of Naples, ME.; seven grandchildren Sarah, Jeremy, Amy, Meridith, Justin, Caitlin and Rita Blanche.

ARRANGEMENTS: At his request, there are no funeral services. Memorial gifts may be made in his name to the Friends of Rockport Council on Aging, 4 Broadway, Rockport, MA 01966. Arrangements are by the Burgess & Mackey Funeral Home, 201 Main Street, Rockport. For online condolences, please visit greelyfuneralhome.com.