OBIT: Frank Cousineau, 90, Former Teacher, WHS Star Athlete

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Francis U. “Frank” Cousineau of Watertown, died on April 18, 2019 at the age of 90.

Retired Watertown teacher and coach. U.S. Army Veteran, Korea. He graduated from WHS in 1947 and was an outstanding athlete. His senior year, Frank was named to the All-Suburban Team and was also a first team All-Scholastic on multiple All-Star squads. He went on to play football at Boston College where he was field captain, played end, and kicked. In He was elected to the Watertown High School Athletic Hall of Fame.

Beloved husband of the late Mary A. (Coffey) Cousineau. Devoted father of Mary Catherine Cousineau-Kiley of Danvers, Carol Ann Sexton & her husband Robert E. of Northborough and Frank J. Cousineau of Watertown.

Loving grandfather of Christopher G. & Brett E. Sexton and Michael J. & Sara K. Kiley. Dear brother of Lorraine Doolan of Scituate and the late Edward Cousineau and Harriett Gildea.

Funeral from the MacDonald, Rockwell & MacDonald Funeral Home, 270 Main St., Watertown, on Thursday, April 25 at 9:30 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass at 10:30 AM in the Church of Saint Jude, 147 Main St., Waltham.

Visiting Hours were held Wednesday. Relatives and friends are kindly invited.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Frank’s memory may be made to the: Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, PO Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284 or at

2 thoughts on “OBIT: Frank Cousineau, 90, Former Teacher, WHS Star Athlete

  1. Always remember him he helped. Build young men’s confidence. And abilities.
    A great mentor to me in the 60’s.

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