An Obituary: Francis A. Garofalo

August 11, 2023

Francis A. Garofalo, 81, of Bedford passed away on July 19, 2023, two days before his 82nd birthday. He was surrounded by loved ones who will continue to honor his legacy by living their lives to the fullest.

He was raised in Watertown and attended Watertown High School. Following high school, Frank enlisted in the United States Air Force, and served four years as a draftsman.

For most of Frank’s working life, he used that skill at Raytheon and Digital. In his later years, he worked at Peter Fuller and the local Sears store.

Francis A. Garofalo

The simplest pleasures of life brought great joy to Frank. He was an artist and especially loved painting, drawing, and carving. Frank also enjoyed hunting and was a member at the Harvard Rod and Reel club.

Frank is survived by his loving wife, of 52 years, Anna (Rullo) Garofalo. He was a proud father of his two children, Andrew and Liana Garofalo, along with his faithful dog, Dexter.

Private funeral services were held.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 309 Waverly Oaks Rd., Waltham, MA 02452.

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