N. Hampton, N.H. — Frank J. Panebianco, 76, of North Hampton, N.H., passed away February 3, 2013 at his home surrounded by family after a private battle with cancer.
Born in Lawrence in 1936, Frank was the son of the late Mariano and Gertrude (Quinn) Panebianco. Frank attended the Lawrence school system and graduated from Lowell Tech with an engineering degree. Employed with Lucent Technologies, formerly Western Electric/AT&T, he retired in 1996 with forty years of service. He was a member of the Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla #35 where he served as a coxswain for 15 years. Frank enjoyed biking, hiking, skiing, relaxing walks with his dog Eva, birding and landscaping around his home.
Frank leaves his partner of eighteen years, Lillian Hurn of North Hampton; daughter, Debora Panebianco of Portsmouth, N.H.; step-son, Derek Hurn and wife, Carrie of Dover, N.H.; sister, Josephine Sentkowski of Derry, N.H.; brother, Tom Panebianco and wife, Sandy of Brooksville, Fla.; and several cousins, nieces and nephews.
ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are kindly invited to visitation on Thursday in the Cataudella Funeral Home, 126 Pleasant Valley St., Methuen, from 4-8 p.m. All other services are private. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Frank's memory to Lahey Clinic Oncology, Philanthropy Office, 41 Mall Road, Burlington, MA 01805 or to Merrimack Valley Hospice,360 Merrimack St., Bldg. 9, Lawrence MA 01840. Please see www.cataudellafh.com for directions or to leave a condolence.