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Francis Wimpenny Sr.

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Francis William Wimpenny Sr. 1921-2011 NORTH ADAMS Francis William Wimpenny Sr., 90 of 107 North St. North Adams, died Wednesday December 28, 2011 at Williamstown Commons. He was born in North Adams, on October 25, 1921, son of William and Elizabeth (Arrighi) Wimpenny. He graduated from the former St. Joseph's High School with the class of 1939. Francis worked at Sprague Electric Co. for 45 years until his retirement in 1984. He was a communicant of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church. Francis enjoyed hunting and fishing. His wife was the former Doris (Antenucci) Wimpenny who died on October 14, 2000. They were married on February 7, 1941 in St. Anthony of Padua Church. Survivors include two sons- Francis W. Wimpenny Jr. of Sebring, Fla., and Brian M. Wimpenny of North Adams, Six grandchildren- Wendy Richards, Bernadette Tatro, Jill Gigliotti, Francis LaBombard III, Steven Wimpenny, and Tricia Wimpenny. Three Great Grandchildren; Elizabeth Tatro, Christina Tatro, and Katie Gigliotti. One brother; Russell Wimpenny of Clarksburg, Nieces and nephews His daughter, Sandra LaBombard died September 4, 2004. Two sisters are deceased including Marjorie Martin and Dorothy Libardi. FUNERAL NOTICE: A Liturgy of Christian Burial for Francis W. Wimpenny Sr. will be celebrated Friday December 30, 2011 at 9 a.m. at St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church. Burial will be at a later date in Southview cemetery. There are no calling hours. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church in care of the funeral home. The family would also like to thank the staff of Williamstown Commons for their kind, caring attention to Francis.

Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Dec. 29, 2011
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