Lane, Jr, 85, husband of the late Janet (Best) Lane, died peacefully
on Saturday November 26, 2011 in the Twin Oaks Nursing and Rehab
Center in Danvers following his extended illness.
A graduate of
Tufts University, he was employed for his entire career in sales
with the Kyanize Paint Company. In his retirement he sailed
extensively on his beloved ketch “Jubilee” to many islands and in
Central and South America.
He was the
loving father of Franklin J. Lane III and Andrea S. Lane of Ipswich
and Jennifer L. Ogilvy of Bedford, NH, grandfather of Lynsey Merry
and Benjamin Lane of Ipswich and Ashley, Emily and Hanna Ogilvy of
Bedford, NH, and great-grandfather of Jason Merry of Ipswich. He is
also survived by a brother, James B. L. Lane of West Newbury and a
sister, Susie DeGeorge of Winchester, and many nieces and nephews.
A memorial funeral service will be
held Wednesday November 30 at 11am in the Ascension Memorial Church,
31 County Street, Ipswich. Family and friends are respectfully
welcomed. Arrangements by the Whittier-Porter Funeral Home of
Ipswich. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to
the Ipswich Dinner Bell, Box 259, Ipswich, MA 01938.