In Our Care

Shelton, Franklin H. Jr., of Arlington, age 78, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Wednesday, August 23rd. He was a best friend and loving husband for 57 years to Marjorie (Benson) Shelton. Frank was born in Winthrop on December 15, 1944 to the late Franklin H. Shelton Sr. and Barbara (Nilson) Shelton. He received his undergraduate degree from Salem State University in 1966 and graduate degree from University of Maine in 1968. He taught 36 years of high school math in Wayland, MA. In addition to his wife, Frank is survived by his son Jonathan and wife Amanda, son Kenneth, daughter Stephanie and husband Jeremiah Harkins, son David and wife Ursa and son Gregory and fiancé Jinny Park. Survived by two granddaughters; Samantha and Abigail Harkins. He is also survived by sister Barbara Bouley and brother Douglas Shelton, both of New Hampshire. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his funeral service on Tuesday, August 29th at 11:00am at First Baptist Church of Arlington, 819 Mass. Ave., Arlington. Burial to follow in Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge. In lieu of flowers, donations in Frank's name may be made to the charity of your choice. Please visit to view an online guestbook.
Funeral Service:
Tuesday, Aug 29, 2023 11:00am
Tuesday, Aug 29, 2023 12:15pm