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Dorothy Francis

d. November 29, 2015

  • Funeral Location:St Joachim's Roman Catholic Church, Eel Ground
  • Resting Location:Northumberland Funeral Home
  • Wishes:Canadian Cancer Society, or to a memorial of one's choice
  • Dorothy Mary (Simonson) Francis, wife of the late John Francis, of Eel Ground, passed away on Sunday, November 29, 2015, at the Miramichi Regional Hospital, at the age of 78.

    She was the daughter of the late Joseph and Jeannie (Cloud) Simonson. She worked as a custodian before her retirement and was a member of St Joachim's Roman Catholic Church.

    She will be sadly missed by her four daughters Hazel Francis (Gary Woods) of Miramichi, Carmel Narvey (Bill) of Eel Ground, Florence Paul (Stevie) of Eel Ground, and Darlene Francis (Ricky) of Eel Ground; two sons Romeo (Colleen Estey), and Anthony (Valerie) both of Eel Ground; 19 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

    Besides her parents and husband, Dorothy was predeceased by two sisters Rita Francis and Madeleine Ward, and one brother Wilson Simonson.

    The family will receive relatives and friends from Northumberland Funeral Home, on Monday, November 30, 2015, from 7 to 9 pm, and on Tuesday, December 1, 2015, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, December 2, 2015, at 10 am, from St Joachim's Roman Catholic Church, Eel Ground, with Father Tom Fowler officiating.

    As expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, or to a memorial of one's choice.

    Funeral arrangements are in the care of Northumberland Funeral Home, 102 Pleasant St, telephone (506) 622-7741
    To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Dorothy Francis, please visit our flower store.


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