Martin Daniel French of Weymouth, November 27th age 61. Loving father to Andrea French and Nicholas French of Abington and daughter in law Anne Jorgensen. Loving son of Thomas and Frances French of Weymouth, brother of Elizabeth French and Molly Frolick of Pittsburgh, PA and Katherine French and Pat Ausman of Framingham.
Martin was a graduate of Weymouth South High School. A longtime softball coach, Martin led collegiate teams at Stonehill, Massasoit, and volunteered at Holy Cross. He also coached locally at Abington and Weymouth high schools. In 1991, he founded the youth travel softball program the Bay State Blaze and remained actively involved coaching every summer until he wasn’t physically able to. Martin mentored many, he helped dozens of players succeed at reaching their goal of playing college softball. Among his last wishes was for all his former players to know he loved them dearly.
Visiting hours will be held at Quealy & Son Funeral Home, 116 Adams Street, Abington on Monday, December 9th from 4-7PM. In lieu of flowers a donation can be made to the Bay State Blaze PO Box 573 East Sandwich, MA 02537.
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