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Captain Frank A. Reddington, Jr.
Lincoln - Providence Fire Department Captain Frank A. Reddington, Jr., 53, of Whipple Road died Monday, December 19, 2011 at the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, Providence surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Margaret (McKeon) Reddington. Mr. and Mrs. Reddington were married for 23 years.
Born in Providence, he was a son of retired Pawtucket Police Officer Frank A. Reddington and Ann (Burns) Reddington of Pawtucket. He had lived in Providence for 7 years before moving to Lincoln 16 years ago.
Captain Reddington was a member of the Providence Fire Department for the past 23 years. He had previously worked as a nurse in the Trauma Center at Rhode Island Hospital for 7 years.
He was a member of the International Association of Firefighters, and the Providence Permanent Fireman's Relief Association. He was awarded 3 Department Commendations for Extraordinary Heroism, proudly served on the Fire Department's Honor Guard and served on the Department's entertainment committee.
He was a baseball coach for the Lincoln Little League. He had a love for animals and nature in general.
He was a graduate of Rhode Island College with Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing.
Besides his wife and parents, he is survived by two sons, Daniel F. Reddington and Brendan M. Reddington, both of Lincoln; two sisters, Anne E. Kelly and her husband, Joseph of North Attleboro, MA and Mary F. O'Reilly and her husband, John of Lincoln; one brother, John F. Reddington and his wife, Jeanne of Edgewater, FL; and several nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held FRIDAY, DECEMBER 23 at 10 A.M. in the Cathedral of SS. Peter & Paul, Cathedral Square, Providence. Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery, Cumberland.
Relatives and friends are invited and may call at BELLOWS-FALSO FUNERAL CHAPEL, 160 River Road, Lincoln THURSDAY 4-8 P.M. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Frank's memory to the National Pancreatic Cancer Foundation, 3962 S. Delaware Street, Englewood, CO 80110 would be appreciated. For Directions and Guest Book, please visit www.bellowsfh.com.