Francis “Frank” J. Halpin, age 80 of Independence, Kentucky passed away Tuesday, August 24, 2021, surrounded by his family at home. There will be a memorial gathering on Friday, August 27, 2021, from 9:00 a.m. until the time of Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Taylor Mill, KY.
Frank was born on March 30, 1941, in Bridgeport, Connecticut. He attended and graduated from the US Naval Academy in 1964. He went on to serve his country in the US Navy during Vietnam as an officer. He served on the USS Essex (CVS-9), USS Davis (DD 937), Vietnam Coastal Group 28, USS Compton (DD 705) and USNDC Portsmouth.
He believed in helping his community by volunteering in Taylor Mill Lyons Club and Northern Kentucky Tea Party.
He is survived by his loving and devoted wife, Carol of Independence; children Colleen (Thomas) Seelen of Buckman, Minnesota, John (Tracy) Halpin of Morning View, Brian (Tracy) King of Demossville, Megan (Stephen) Miller of Independence; grandchildren Emily Seelen, Kevin Halpin, Samantha Seelen, Keighley Halpin, Kaela King, Luci King, Lincoln Miller and Maddox Miller; many extended family members and friends.
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