Francis "Frank" P. Viana, 76, of Tilton passed away at his home on Thursday, August 6, 2020. Frank was born in Malden Massachusetts on July 12, 1944, the son of Frank and Paula (Chick) Viana. He graduated from Malden High School, class of 1963. After high school, Frank joined the Navy Reserves and served with them until 1983. He moved to Tilton in 1980, with Quality Controls as plant supervisor for many years. In later years, Frank worked as sales representative for Breakheart Tools which he enjoyed very much. In 1983, Frank was initiated in the Doric Centre Masonic Lodge in Tilton, where later he would become a Master Mason for over 35 years. Frank was also active with the Eastern Star.
He is survived by his two sons, Jeff T.J. Viana Sr. of Sanbornton, Robert M. Viana of Naples, Florida; three grandchildren, Jeff Viana Jr., Ted Viana and Kyla Viana; two great grandchildren, Rayne and Samaira Viana; brother, Joseph M. Viana of Madison, NH; three sisters, Maureen S. Webb of Hyannis, MA, Paula J. Partaledis of Peabody, MA, and Nina M. Scarlet of Tilton.
A memorial service will be held outside behind the Doric Centre Masonic Lodge #20, in Tilton on September 26, at 11:00am. The service will take place inside the lodge if the weather does not permit us to be outside. All CDC regulations will be observed.
Memorial donations may be made to the Doric Centre Masonic Lodge #20, 410 West Main Street, Tilton, NH 03276.
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