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Frank P. Kace, Sr.

September 20, 1929 — August 11, 2022


Frank P. Kace, Sr., 92, of Manchester NH died peacefully on Thursday, August 11, 2022 at Elliot Hospital surrounded by his family.   

Mr. Kace was born on September 20, 1929 in Boston MA, the son of the late Frank and Barbara Kace (Kacziarauskis). He was a 1952 graduate of the University of Maine, earning a B.S. in Agronomy.

He was a veteran and served as 1st Lieutenant in the United States Army during the Korean War.

Mr. Kace retired as Senior Vice President of Management Recruiters of Boston. 

He was a communicant of St. Joseph Cathedral in Manchester NH.   

Mr. Kace was a die-hard New England sports fan, predominantly the Boston Red Sox. He was an avid fisherman, especially for land-locked salmon in Lake Winnipesaukee. He participated with his wife in the love of antiques and the antiques business world. Above all else Mr. Kace loved his family.

Members of his family include; his wife of 45 years, Sharon (Shea Jenkins) Kace of Manchester, NH; his five children, Stephen A. Kace (Marie) of Gilford NH; F. Paul Kace, Jr (Diane) of Hillsborough, NH; Susan G. (Kace) Gerrish, of Hooksett NH; Daniel J. Kace (Gail) of Boscawen NH; Jennifer R. (Jenkins) Frenette (Donald) of Lancaster NH; four grandchildren, Elaine K. Frenette of Littleton NH; Leah C. Frenette of London, England; Benjamin S. Kace of Portland ME; Matthew M. Gerrish of Hooksett NH; a niece, Barbara (Kace) Burke of Franklin NH; and her sons, Michael and David Burke and grandnephew, Charles Kace, Jr. In addition to his parents, Mr. Kace was predeceased by his brothers, Charles and Alfred Kace, a sister, Josephine Kace, a nephew, Charles Kace, grandnephew, Jeffrey Kace and Mr. Kace's first wife, J. Gael (Lynch) Kace.

If you have gotten this far, you can see that Frank lived a full life. We can hear Frank now, "Sharon you need to stop obsessing about my Obituary. . . For the Love of Mike, Sharon, It's Perfectly Adequate"     

SERVICES: Calling hours will be held on Friday, August 19, 2022 from 6 - 8 p.m. at Phaneuf Funeral Homes & Crematorium, 243 Hanover Street in Manchester. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, August 20, 2022, 11 a.m. at St. Joseph Cathedral Chapel, 145 Lowell St. in Manchester. A private interment will take place at a later date. 

In lieu of flowers and to perpetuate Mr. Kace's memory of his sister, Josephine, donations can be made to the American Diabetes Association

Phaneuf Funeral Homes and Crematorium assisted the family with arrangements. To view an online memorial, leave a message of condolence, or for more information please go to

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Friday, August 19, 2022

6:00 - 8:00pm (Eastern time)

Phaneuf Funeral Homes & Crematorium - Hanover

243 Hanover St, Manchester, NH 03104

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Funeral Service

Saturday, August 20, 2022

11:00am - 12:00pm (Eastern time)

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