Dr. Frank E. Horton (1924 - 2018)

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Dr. Frank Horton, 93
SACO - Dr. Frank Horton, 93, passed away Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018, at the Maine Veterans Home, in Scarborough.
He was born in Montreal, Canada, April 25, 1924, and came to the United States at a young age. As a child, he attended schools in Providence, R.I., and then lived in Paisley, Scotland, for three years, returning to the United States to attend Moses Brown School, Brown University and Yale Medical School.
Recalled to the U.S. Navy, he served for two years as a pediatrician caring for military families moving to the U.S. from Germany and Japan. After his service to his country, he had a practice in Manchester, Conn., for 35 years until his retirement.
In retirement, he moved to Maine and worked as safety officer for Horton Smoked Seafoods in Waterboro.
Frank was an avid fly fisherman and enjoyed beekeeping, black-smithing, and his gardens.
Dr. Horton was a member of First Parish Congregational Church of Saco, UCC.
He was predeceased by his wife, Ann Horton; and a sister, Sheila Kennedy.
Survivors include his brother, Donald Horton, and his wife Jean A., of Saco; two sons, Robert Hamilton Horton, of Manchester, Conn.; and Richard Hofmann Horton, of Portland, Ore.; a daughter, Jill Horton-Lyons, of Colrain, Mass.; and three grandchildren: Megan, Christopher and Michael.
A memorial service will be held March 24, 2018, at 11 a.m. at the First Parish Congregational Church of Saco UCC, 12 Beach St., Saco, with the Rev. Deborah Breault officiating. Burial will be next to his wife, Ann, at Beaverdale Cemetery in Hamden, Conn.
Dennett, Craig & Pate Funeral Home and Cremation,
365 Main St., Saco, is in charge of the arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the
Hockanum River
Watershed Association
c/o Town of Manchester
Recreation Department
P.O. Box 191
Manchester, CT 06045-0191, or
Saco Bay Trails
P.O. Box 720
Saco, ME 04072

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Dennett, Craig & Pate Funeral Home Inc
365 Main St
Saco, ME 04072
(207) 282-0562
Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Jan. 11, 2018
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