FRANCIS, John Michael Of Pepperell, 48, of Pepperell, died at 12:20 AM, Saturday, February 9, 2013 at Lahey Clinic Medical Center in Burlington, Massachusetts. Surviving John are his father John Francis Jr. of Edgartown, MA, daughter Emily Francis, son John Curtis Francis both of Pepperell; niece Viola DuFresne; two brothers, Stephen Francis of Wakefield, and Paul Francis of Burleson, TX; mother-in-law, Nancy (Carey) DuFresne; and many nieces and nephews including Grace Alger, John Adiletto, Paul, Alison, Claire, and Kathryn Francis, and several others; John's wife Kimberley A. (DuFresne) Francis and mother, Natalie Francis preceded him in death. Visiting Hours 5 - 8 PM Thursday, February 14, 2013 at Hamilton-McGaffigan Funeral Home, 37 Main St. (Rte 113) PEPPERELL. Funeral Services Friday February 15, 2013, 11 AM at the Community Church of Pepperell Townsend St. Rev. Priscilla Lawrence officiating. Burial will follow at Pine Ridge Cemetery in Chelmsford. Memorial contributions may be made to The ALS Association, Massachusetts Chapter, 320 Norwood Park S., 2nd Floor, Norwood, MA 02062 in memory of his late wife Kimberley. Please see

Published in The Boston Globe on Feb. 12, 2013