Saugus — Francis P. "Frank" Rich, died on In Saugus, June 21, 2014, in Saugus, Mass. He was the beloved husband of the late Catherine L. "Kay" (Lochiatto); father of Francis P. Rich Jr. and his wife, June, of Alton, N.H., Bryan Rich and his wife, Judy, of Sunny Isles Beach, Fla., Catherine Rich-Duval and her husband, John, of Beverly; and the late Christopher C. Rich Esq.; and grandfather of James T., Joyia E. Bryan Jr. and Anthony Rich, Alyssa Cataldo, and Catherine Rose and Michael Duval. He is also survived by 12 great-grandchildren.
He was a U.S. Army veteran of WWII, 4th Degree Knight, K of C, Saugus Council 1829, and member of Ancient, and Honorable Artillery of Mass. He was an Independent candidate for Governor of Massachusetts in 1982. He was co-founder and president of Logan Equipment Corp., CEO of Rich & Son Construction Co., former president AGC of Massachusetts.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Frank's memory may be made and would be appreciated to the Francis P. and Catherine L. Rich Scholarship, Boston College High School, 150 Morrissey Blvd., Dorchester, MA 02124, or the Catherine L. and Francis P. Rich Scholarship, North Shore Community College School of Nursing, 1 Ferncroft Rd., Danvers, MA 01923.
ARRANGEMENTS: Visiting hours in the Magrath Funeral Home, 325 Chelsea St., at Day Square, East Boston, will be Monday, June 23, from 4 to 8 p.m. Indoor parking and entrance to the funeral home is available from 340 Bremen St. Visit www.MagrathFuneralHome.com for more information.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral Mass in Our Lady of the Assumption Church, Lynnfield, Tuesday, June 24, at 11 a.m.