Westborough – Frank R. Sanning, 87, of Westborough, passed away peacefully Thursday, May 2, 2013 at the UMass Memorial Healthcare – University Campus in Worcester. He was the husband of the late Claire C. (Bland) Sanning.
Born in Boston, he was the son of the late Frank and Mary (O”Brien) Sanning. He was educated at Boston English High School and graduated from Boston College in 1952. During WW II, he served with the United States Marine Corps.
Mr. Sanning was a sales representative and a sales manager for Union-Butterfield in Athol for many years prior to his retirement. He was a communicant of St. Luke the Evangelist Church and was an avid golfer. He also enjoyed Cape Cod and all sports but most of all was dedicated to his family.
He is survived by his three daughters, Mary C. Sanning and Elizabeth M. Sanning, both of Westborough, and Monica B. Sanning of New York City. He is also survived by one sister, Virginia Sanning of North Eastham.
His funeral Mass was celebrated May 6 in St. Luke the Evangelist Church of Westborough, with burial in St. Luke's Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to St. Luke's Parish Outreach, 70 West Main St., Westborough, MA 01581.