March 13, 2017

Veteran

Charles “Frank” Salmaine, Jr.

Salmaine, Charles F., Jr. “Frank” of Hull, died March 13, 2017 at Care One of Weymouth, at the age of 82.

Frank was born and raised in Brookline, MA where he attended Brookline schools, graduating in 1953.  He also attended Boston College before entering the U.S. Army, serving in Germany during the Korean War from 1954 to 1956.  He was an outstanding athlete in football, baseball and basketball.  Frank was also a member of the Rutledge VFW Post #860 in Brookline.  Frank was a Brookline Firefighter for 36 years, retiring in 1996. 

He leaves his wife, Arlene (Ressler) Salmaine, to whom he was married for 46 years and his son Gregg and daughter-in-law Danielle, and grandson Kyle, of Marshfield.  He was the son of Charles F. Salmaine, Sr. and Gladys (Miller) Salmaine.  He was predeceased by his sisters June Raftery, Lois Gardner, and brother Donald Salmaine.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Franks’s graveside service at MA National Cemetery, Connery Ave., Bourne, MA 02532 on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at 11:30AM.  There will be no visiting hours.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Frank may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241-7005.