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Frank B. Larkin, Jr.
Frank B. Larkin, Jr.

Frank B. Larkin, Jr.


Thursday, February 27th, 2014
Issue 09, Volume 18.
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Frank B. Larkin, Jr. passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family Feb. 20, 2014. Born in Los Angeles on Oct. 21, 1931, he was a Korea War vet, worked for AT&T for 40 years, and served as Huntington Beach Planning Commissioner from 1964 to 1968.

He proudly was a member of the NRA, ARRL, Fallbrook Amateur Radio Club, VFW Post 1924, the American Legion, and presented the Lamp of Knowledge medals to the recipients of the Fallbrook Community Student of the Month program since 2000. He enjoyed family, traveling, cars, guns, radios, music, and coin collecting.

Frank was preceded in death by parents Frank Sr. and Marie, and daughter Cheryl. He is survived by two daughters, Lori (Dennis) Kanewischer and Wendy Larkin; beloved cousin Shirley (Jerry Williams); grandchildren Lindsay (Ryan) Promack and Natalie (Frank) Sperling, and one great-grandson, Caleb Promack.

A memorial will be held March 1 at 11 a.m. at Berry, Bell & Hall Mortuary. The family would like to thank the Fallbrook Hospice staff. In lieu of flowers, his family asks that donations be made to: Fallbrook Student of the Month, Fallbrook Hospice, VFW Post 1924, and American Legion.


 

3 comments

Comment Profile ImageDwayne Elliott
Comment #1 | Saturday, Mar 1, 2014 at 8:08 am
Goodbye Comrade. RIP
Dwayne Elliott
Larry E. Holmberg Post 731 of the American Legion
Linda Vista CA
A moment of silence for our silent key as well...
Comment Profile ImageCousin Tom Carney
Comment #2 | Friday, Mar 7, 2014 at 9:29 am
Dear Wendy, and Lori:

I was saddened with the news of your father's recent passing.

His mother and mine were sisters. Although I knew my Aunt Tina and Uncle Frank fairly well, I only met "Sonny" during his east coast visit forty years ago.
Your dad and I exchanged Christmas greeting cards every year, and spoke by phone occasionally. We loved to talk about gun collecting and politics. I will miss receiving his Christmas cards and our occasional chats.
May God comfort your hearts. Amen Cousin T.J. CARNEY 111
Comment Profile ImageFamily Member
Comment #3 | Friday, Jun 20, 2014 at 2:22 pm
Thank you for your kind words Mr. Elliott and Mr. Carney.

Someday, it'd be nice to come out East and visit with you Cousin Tom Carney :)

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