LACONIA — Francis "Frank" C. Morrill Sr., 87, of Laconia, died in his home Tuesday, May 15, 2018.

Frank was born in Springfield, Massachusetts, August 9, 1930, to the late Leslie Howard Sr. and Elizabeth May Morrill (Smithers).

Frank loved his family and enjoyed schooner sailing at Penobscot Bay. He indulged in oysters and lobsters and liked to play guitar, camping, and ham radio. Frank was a Shriner, second degree black belt, and a world traveler.

Frank leaves behind his beloved wife of 64 years, Dolores Morrill (Barreda), who loved him dearly; three grown children, Deborah Perry, Dawn Mastrogiacomo, and Francis C. Morrill Jr.; as well as five grandchildren, Aubrey and Bryant Perry, Amanda Morrill, and Rachel and Jamie Mastrogiacomo.

There will be no calling hours.

A Memorial Mass will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, June 9, at St. Joseph’s Church, 30 Church Street, Laconia.

For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to the Community Action Program, Belknap-Merrimack Counties, Inc., Meals on Wheels, PO Box 1016, 2 Industrial Park Drive, Concord, NH 03302.

Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N.H. is assisting the family with the arrangements. For more information and to view an online memorial go to

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