Anthony "Tom" Fram

January 21, 1933 ~ July 21, 2021 (age 88)

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Anthony “Tom” Fram – Methuen, MA

Age 88 of Methuen passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 21, 2021 at High Point Hospice House in Haverhill, MA.  Tom was born on January 21, 1933 in Methuen, MA the son of the late, Frederick and Mary Louis (Habchy) Fram.  He was raised and educated in Methuen and graduated from Searles High School Class of 1950.  He enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps right out of high school and was sent to fight in the Korean War.  He served his country with honor and distinction in several battles and was honorably discharged.

Tom had worked as a furniture repair man and cabinet maker for most of his adult life.  He had worked for both Leone’s and Ippolito’s Furniture Stores in Lawrence, MA.

Tom is survived by his wife of over 65 years, Frances (Pipa) Fram of Methuen, MA, his sons, Thomas Fram and wife, Mary Jo of Merrimac, MA and Timothy Fram and longtime companion, Debra Graney of Methuen, MA, his two grandchildren, Matthew Fram and wife, Casey of Chapel Hill, NC and Valerie Birmingham and husband, Robert of Tewksbury, MA.

There are no calling hours and at the family’s request funeral service and burial are private.  Donations are requested to:  St. Anthony Maronite Church, 145 Amesbury Street, Lawrence, MA 01844.  Arrangements are under the direction of Dewhirst & Boles Funeral Home, 80 Broadway, Methuen, MA 01844.  Please visit to sign the online guest book.

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St. Anthony Maronite Church
145 Amesbury Street, Lawrence MA 01841

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