Franklin A. "Bronc" Caswell, Jr., 92, of Mattapoisett passed away peacefully surrounded by family at home on Tuesday, January 12, 2021.
He was the husband of the late Loretta M. (Uppstrom) Caswell.
Born in Mattapoisett on Mahoney's Lane, son of the late Franklin and Gertrude (Bradley) Caswell he lived in Mattapoisett all of his life.
Franklin served proudly in the U.S. Navy during WWII and in the U.S. Coast Guard during the Korean Conflict.
He was well known in the town of Mattapoisett, working for 35 years in the public school system. He loved sports, being with his family, summer nights at the wharf and coffee with the boys.
Survivors include his children, Wayne F. Caswell and his wife Lori of Mattapoisett, and Deborah Mae Bailey and her husband Donald of Mattapoisett; two grandchildren, Lynne Mae Pelland and her husband Jason, Kimberly Anne Clough and her husband Simon; four great-grandchildren, Bailey Mae Pelland, Owen Pelland, Liam Clough and Shane Clough.
He was predeceased by his siblings, Frances Wordell, Eileen Cole, and Jean Benjamin.
His visitation will be held Friday, January 15 from 4-8PM in the Saunders-Dwyer Mattapoisett Home for Funerals, 50 County Road, Mattapoisett. His funeral will be private.
Please be advised that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there are strict guidelines that must be adhered to for the safety of everyone. You MUST wear a mask to be allowed entry to the services. Please practice social distancing and avoid any close contact. Guests will be permitted to pay their respects and depart to allow the next guests to enter. Capacity at the funeral home will be limited so there could be wait times outside the funeral home. Thank you in advance for your cooperation.