Francis J. Mee, R.N.
Tewksbury Hospital Nurse
BILLERICA: Francis J. “Fran” “Frank” Mee, age 65, a resident of Billerica for 40 years, passed away at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston on Sunday, July 5, 2020.
He was the beloved husband of Nancy E. (Reagan) Mee, with whom he would have celebrated their 41st wedding anniversary on September 8, 2020.
Born in Boston on October 25, 1954, he was the son of the late William Mee and the late Pauline (Manning) Mee.
Fran was raised in Milton, attended Milton schools and graduated from Milton High School in 1973.
Following high school, he received an Associate’s Degree in Business Administration from Mass Bay Community College, a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and Marketing from the University of Lowell. He later attended Rivier College in Nashua, NH, where he earned his Degree in Nursing.
Fran worked for Wang Labs in Lowell until beginning his 26 year career in nursing at Tewksbury Hospital.
He enjoyed baking cookies, following the New England Patriots, and spending time with his family.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by three children, Colleen R. Mee and her companion Sarah Vanaman of Billerica, Erin M. Mee and her companion Chase Bronstein of Somerville, and Eric P. Mee of Billerica; siblings, Geraldine Horvet and her husband Max of Cape Cod, Patricia Chamberlain and her husband Robert Chamberlain, MD of Plymouth, William Mee and his wife Nancy of Norwood, Kathleen Smith and her husband Jim of Marshfield, Virginia McManus and her husband John of Norwell, Richard Mee of Quincy, Robert Mee of Braintree, and Ellen Teahan and her husband Richard of Norwell; fourteen nieces and nephews, and extended family members.
Calling hours in adherence to State Covid-19 guidelines will be Friday, July 10, from 4-8 p.m. at the Farmer & Dee Funeral Home, 16 Lee St., Tewksbury. His Funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday, July 11, at 11:30 a.m. at St. William’s Church (church limited to 80 attendees), 1351 Main St., Rte. 38, Tewksbury. Those attending are asked to meet at the church. Masks/face coverings and social distancing is required at the funeral home, St. William’s Church, and cemetery. Interment will follow at Tewksbury Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to Massachusetts Nurses Association, 340 Turnpike Street, Canton, MA 02021. tel. (781) 821-4625 or visit them at www.massnurses.org