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Frank R. Luchart, 82, husband of Joan D. (VanNess) Luchart of Magnolia, passed away at home on Sunday, December 3, 2017. He was born in New London, Connecticut on June 2, 1935, son of the late Frank C. and Madeline (Cicio) Luchart.
Frank was a career retired U.S. veteran, retiring as a Senior Master Sergeant after serving 26 years in the United States Air Force. He was assigned both stateside and overseas; stationed on Guam, the Philippines and Thailand. Frank served many years recruiting for the Air Force, later specializing in recruiting medical professionals for the Air Force in the New England area. After his military career he worked in marine advertising and sales. Frank later worked as facilities manager at Shore Cliff Retirement Home in Magnolia.
Frank was an avid reader, he loved living in Magnolia, the ocean, boating and especially his family. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
He is survived by his devoted and loving wife of 63 years, Joan D. Luchart of Magnolia; his daughter, Lauren (Luchart) Gailitis of Magnolia; two granddaughters, Amber Elizabeth (Gailitis) Watson and her husband Tommie Watson of Durham, N.C., Eva Anne Gailitis and her fiancé Josh Diehn of Gloucester; great-grandson; Sheldon David Diehn II, his sister, Joan Wiedel of Michigan and his former son-in-law, Peter Gailitis.
In keeping with his wishes there will be no formal service or visiting hours. The burial will be held privately at a later date. A Celebration of Life will be held on Wednesday, December 13, 2017. For online condolences and details can be found on www.greelyfuneralhome.com
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his name to SeniorCare Inc., Nutrition Program/Meals on Wheels, 49 Blackburn Center, Gloucester, MA 01930.
Published on December 6, 2017
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