Frank C. “Buddy” Arabian

July 24, 2018


Frank C. Arabian, "Buddy", 77, of East Taunton, passed away on July 24, 2018, at Beth Isreal Hospital, in Boston, surrounded by his loving family.

Frank was born in Gloucester, MA, son of the late Frank and Helen (Frazer) Arabian and father of the late Frank James Arabian.

Buddy was raised in Taunton and attended Taunton High School. He was a carpenter and was employed as a carpenter foreman for Hart Engineering. He was a hunter and a fisherman and enjoyed camping. Frank's greatest joy was his FAMILY. Providing for, caring for, and spending time with his family brought him the most joy. "Papa" made every effort to attend all sports events that his grandchildren participated in and he loved taking the family on trips to Florida every two years.

He is survived by his wife, Nancy (Fitzgerald) Arabian; his children, Michelle Morin and her husband Gregory of East Taunton, Leigh Mitzan and her husband Andrew of Assonet, Danielle Marchand and her husband Jamie of Berkley, and Eric Arabian and his wife Janelle of Acushnet; eleven grandchildren, Tyler, Connor, and Brady Morin, Jacob, Joshua, and Jenna Mitzan, Kyle, Shane, and Deven Marchand, Addison and Colton Arabian; and a sister, Lorraine Fredette.

Family and friends are invited to funeral services, Saturday, July 28, 2018, at 8am, in the Crapo Hathaway Funeral Home, 350 Somerset Ave. (Rt. 138,) Taunton, MA, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 9am, in St. Jude the Apostle, 249 Whittenton St., Taunton. Burial to follow in Mayflower Hill Cemetery, Taunton.

Calling hours will be Friday, July 27, 2018, from 5 - 8 pm.

Calling Hours

JUL 27. 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM (EDT)

Crapo-Hathaway Funeral Home
350 Somerset Avenue
Taunton, MA, 02780

Funeral Service

JUL 28. 8:00 AM (EDT)

Crapo-Hathaway Funeral Home
350 Somerset Avenue
Taunton, MA, 02780

Funeral Mass

JUL 28. 9:00 AM (EDT)

St. Jude the Apostle Church
249 Whittenton Street
Taunton, MA

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