Kathleen Phyllis Francis died peacefully on Tuesday, July 3, 2018, at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers, MA.
Born in Lynn, MA, she was the daughter of Joseph and Katherine Donovan. She was the beloved wife of Donald W. Francis, Sr. They were married for 51 years, before his death in 1994.
She graduated from Lynn Classical High School and went on to work at the General Electric in Lynn, where she met her husband. They settled in Lynn and started their family before moving to Danvers in 1960. She was a communicant of Saint Mary of the Annunciation Church while living in Danvers. She moved to Brooksby Village in 2006 .
She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She is survived by her son Joseph C. Francis and his wife Donna Tinsley, her daughter Mary P. Francis and her significant other Kevin Levey and his daughter Meaghan Levey, her daughter Anne E, Schirpke and her husband Michael. Grandchildren Caitlin Butler, David and Katherine Schirpke. Her great-grandchildren Trinity, Jayden and Mylie Butler. Her nieces and nephews and her God Daughter.
Preceded in death by her husband and her son Donald W. Francis, Jr.
In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to Care Dimensions, 75 Sylvan Street, Suite B-102, Danvers, MA 01923 or Catholic Charities North, 117 N. Common Street, Lynn, MA 01902