Frank C. Gerrish

Frank Gerrish

Frank Gerrish

NAPLES — Frank C. Gerrish died on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013, after a long struggle with cancer.

Frank has been an entrepreneur throughout his life. He was the builder of the Songo River Queen, a bread man, a pilot, barge and crane operator, winning racecar driver. Frank was a great husband, dad and grandfather.

He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Diana; his children, John Gerrish of China, David Gerrish of Naples, Thomas Gerrish of Windsor and Linda Kingsbury of Sacramento, Calif., Elaine Fryda of New Gloucester and Brian Kingsbury of Taunton, Mass.; 11 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Legion, Post #155 or the American Cancer Society.

There will be a “Celebration of Frank’s Life!” open house at the American Legion Post on Route 11, today, Thursday, Aug. 15 from 4 to 7 p.m. There will also be an hour-long Songo River Queen cruise at 7 p.m.

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