F. Beirne Lovely Jr. (George Martell)
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Nahant native awarded for his service to veterans

NAHANT — Francis Beirne Lovely Jr., who died in June 2020, has been posthumously awarded with the Brian A. Brooks Distinguished Service to Veterans Award. 

The New England Center and Home for Veterans named Lovely, a Nahant native and graduate of Lynn Classical High School, for this award to celebrate his time as a board member, and for the work he had done for the community. His wife, Joan, received the award at the 19th annual Leave No One Behind Gala in Boston.

President and CEO C. Andrew McCawley said that Lovely was a vital member of the board, providing care and support to veterans throughout New England. 

“Throughout his…

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