Brian O. Frawley

Portsmouth – Brian O’Shea Frawley, 63, of Stanley Rd., passed away suddenly on Monday, February 20, 2017. He was born on February 14, 1954 in New York to Michael J. Frawley, Jr. and the late Genevieve Frawley. After retiring as a Chief from the U.S. Navy with over 20 years of service; Brian began working the parts counter at Suttle Motors in Newport News. In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by a brother, Kerry Frawley.

He is survived by his loving wife, Louise Frawley; his daughter, Kelly Lawrence and her husband Jeremiah; two sons, Shawn Frawley and his wife Wendy and Chris Frawley; a sister, Genevieve Sinopoli; six brothers, Michael, Patrick, Kevin, Timothy, Brendan and Declan Frawley; nine grandchildren, Makayla, Kennedy, Emily, Natalie, Trey, Jaden, Miah, Lincoln and Aiden; and a host of extended family and friends.

A memorial service will be held at 3 PM Friday, February 24, 2017 in Sturtevant Funeral Home, Portsmouth Blvd. Chapel.

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