It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Frank H. Warrington on Sunday, April 18, 2021 at the Royal of Fairhaven Nursing Home. He was the husband of Nancy C. Warrington, with whom he shared 65 loving years of marriage.
Born in Acushnet, he was the son of the late Frank W. and Gertrude (Harwood) Warrington. He lived in New Bedford for most of his life.
Frank was a graduate of New Bedford Vocational High School. After completing high school, he was employed as a machinist at the Continental Screw Company in New Bedford. He then moved to California with his family and was employed by Lockheed. Upon returning to New Bedford, he became an educator sharing his craft and trade in the machine shop with high school students. Frank was employed at Apponequet Regional High School in Lakeville, Old Colony Regional Vocational Technical High School in Rochester, and Greater New Bedford Regional Vocational High School where he retired. Frank’s love of teaching did not end after his retirement as he continued to sub for many years.
A passion of Frank’s was coaching. He was a baseball coach at Ted Williams Baseball Camp in Lakeville for many years. He also coached basketball at Dave Cowens Camp. Additionally, he was a football, basketball, and baseball coach at Apponequet Regional High School.
A hobby of Frank’s was his enthusiasm for trains. This was something he was able to share and pass on to his grandson, Matthew. In his spare time, Frank was always there to support his grandchildren participating in their different sports, watching the Red Sox, Patriots, and Celtics and spending time by the pool. He also enjoyed golfing with his brother, Glenn, and grandson. Most of all, he loved every moment he spent with his family and friends.
Frank was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. He is survived by his wife Nancy; a daughter, Wendy Hasson of Taunton; two sons, Dana Warrington and his wife Susan of Florida and Marc Warrington of New Bedford; five grandchildren, Matthew Hasson, Lauren Hasson, Carly Warrington Medeiros and her husband Kevin, Jamey Warrington, and Katey Warrington; his brother, Glenn Warrington and his wife Norma of New Bedford; and several nieces and nephews.
Family and friends are invited to attend his burial service at the Acushnet Cemetery, 91 Main St., Acushnet, MA on Wednesday, May 12, 2021 at 12:00. Arrangements have been made with the Saunders-Dwyer Home for Funerals, 495 Park St., New Bedford. For online condolence book, please visit www.saundersdwyer.com.