Francis X. Howley Jr. passed away on Saturday, July 17, 2021 at the Good Samaritan Hospital. He was the loving son to Carol Ann (Sullivan) and Francis X. "Ace" Howley Sr. Born in Dorchester, he was raised in Stoughton and was a graduate of Southeastern Regional Technical High School in Easton. He later continued his education by earning both his Bachelor's Degree and Masters Degree from UMass Boston. He was a member of Millwright Local 1121 in Boston for many years. Mr. Howley worked in education for many years, starting as a Metal Fabricating Teacher in Brockton, and later moved into administration. He was the Vice Principal at Avon Middle High School and also at Weymouth High School and later became the Head of Vocations at Blue Hill Regional Technical High School in Canton. Franny loved golfing, and spending time with his family and his daughter. He was a warm-hearted person who cared for others and will be genuinely missed by those who had the pleasure of knowing him and having them in their lives.
Franny was the devoted and caring father to his daughter Jocelyn Howley. He was a wonderful brother and is survived by his siblings, Daniel Howley of Norway, Ryan Howley of Stoughton, Susan Paulas of Hyannis, Jennifer Hooper of FL and Julie Gronroos of Canton. He was the husband to Lisa Katsigianis.
Private family services were held. In lieu of flowers, donations in Franny's name may be made to a charity of your choice.