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Beatrice Knapp Murdock (Bea) Frances

Obituary Condolences

FRANCES, Beatrice (Bea) Knapp Murdock Beatrice (Bea) Knapp Murdock France of Eastham, MA, formerly of Avon, died on Sunday, (March 28, 2004) at the age of 71 from Ovarian Cancer. She was the wife of Herbert A. (Bud) France. Besides her husband, Mrs. France leaves daughter Alison Murdock and husband, Mark Lindquist, of New Hartford, daughter Pamela Polderman and husband, Johnny, of Barkhamsted, and daughter, Dorothy Murdock of Venice, CA; step son Stuart France and wife, Charlene, of Wolcott; step daughter, Jennifer France of Cheshire; and step son John France and wife, Sharon, of Portland; and nine grandchildren. Also, she leaves two sisters, Dorothy Spear of Farmington, and Alison Lipski of Largo, FL. Memorial services will be held this Saturday, May 1, at 1:30 p.m. in West Avon Congregational Church, 280 Country Club Road, Avon. The family requests that, instead of flowers, memorial donations be made to one of the following: The Davenport-Mugar Cancer Center, Cape Cod Hospital, 27 Park Street, Hyannis, MA, 02601; Hospice and Palliative Care of Cape Cod, 270 Communication Way, Hyannis, MA, 02601; or Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 44 Binney St., Boston, MA, 02115. The Ahern Funeral Home, Unionville, is in charge of arrangements.

Published in The Hartford Courant on Apr. 28, 2004
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