Niagara Gazette

June 17, 2013

Finn Edward Follum


Niagara Gazette

QUINCY, MA — Finn E. Follum, 73, passed away on May 2, 2013. He was born on November 12, 1939, in Quincy, MA. Finn was the oldest of five children born to Finn and Mildred Follum, both deceased.

He was educated in Quincy and Milton, MA until he enrolled in the prestigious Staunton Military Academy in Virginia, from which he graduated in 1957. Finn also attended North Eastern University in Boston, MA until his enlistment in the U.S. Navy on January 31, 1958. He was honorably discharged on May 6, 1962, after serving in the Fighter Sqandron 141 from the NAS Miramar. He continued on inactive reserve duty until May 2, 1964.

Finn enjoyed cooking and had a great love of animals. He worked for many years at the former Crown & Anchor Restaurant. He retired from Occidental Chemical Corp (formerly Hooker Chemical) after 30 years of service.

 Finn is survived by his wife, the former Grace Salvaggio; his brother, Ron (Audrey) of Bergholz; brother, Warren; sister, Linda (Jack) Carlson of Lewiston, and sister, Patti (Richard) Vitello of Youngstown. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins and two aunts.

Private funeral services were held in Quincy, MA. Memorial contributions may be made to the Lewiston Fire Co. #1 Ambulance Fund or the Niagara County S.P.C.A.

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