Obits: Merchant Marine, Fenway Park Employee and Model-Maker
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At the age of 12 he began working at Fenway Park, where during the many years of his employment he was able to watch his favorite player, Ted Williams. Later as a grandfather he enjoyed attending all of his grandchildren's sporting events.
He was a graduate of Westborough High School, and served his country in the United States Navy.
Frank served in the Merchant Marines, stationed in Alaska during WWII and later worked for Kohler Manufacturing and New England Power Comp.
Deschenes graduated from UNH in 1959 after serving in the U.S.Navy. He worked in marketing and advertising for many years but will best be remembered for his unique interests and hobbies which he pursued diligently. Most notably he was an expert-level model-maker of custom ship models, trains and trolleys.
The Grafton Historical Society honored him in 2011 for his contribution of three scale models of the mills in town which he built entirely from old photos and plans.
Ann graduated from Ithaca High School and the College of New Rochelle.