Kathleen Phyllis Francis

Died: 2018-07-03
Resided in: Danvers & Peabody
Viewing type: Funeral Service
Viewing location: Brooksby Village Chapel- Peabody MA
Viewing date: 2018-07-17 : 11am Services
Service type: Funeral Service
Service date: 2018-07-17 : 11am Services
Service location: Brooksby Village Chapel Peabody MA
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Contributions: see obit below

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


So sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. Know that you are in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.
Great video of a wonderful long life filled with the gift of a loving and devoted family, Mim, looking at the photos, you are your mom's mini me. Two beautiful ladies!! May the Lord hold her in the hollow of his hands. Mike and Donna Mossman
Mim, Joe and Anne, What a wonderful and very touching video of your mom's life. Our love to you all. Kath and Bill
Your mom was a true lady and it comes out so clearly in this moving video of her life. I'm glad I had the pleasure of meeting her on several occasions and I know you'll miss her. ~Page Gentleman
My deepest sympathy on the loss of your mother (Joe) and mother-in-law (Donna). From all accounts, she was a loving, caring lady. Hope you find solace in all the memories you hold. The Carncross Family
So sorry to hear of Phyllis passing. I will always remember her as the perfect lady. So sweet! So many memories, especially of good times on Greenleaf Drive!! My sympathy and prayers to all the. Family. Kay White

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