John Michael Francis
of Pepperell; 48
PEPPERELL -- John Michael Francis, 48, of Pepperell, died at 12:20 AM, Saturday, February 9, 2013 at Lahey Clinic Medical Center in Burlington, Massachusetts. He was born April 22, 1964 in Boston, to John Francis Jr. and the late Natalie (Correia) Francis. He married the late Kimberley (DuFresne) Francis on October 1st 1988.
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. Francis and mother, Natalie Francis preceded him in death.
John was a resident of Pepperell for 18 years. He graduated from Middlesex Community College with an Associates Degree and worked as a manufacturing manager for most of his career.
He loved to spend time doing anything with his family and had a passion for the beach. He also enjoyed fishing, sports, and spending time with his friends. He was a member of the Community Church of Pepperell and was on the Outreach Commission there.
FRANCIS -- of Pepperell, John Michael Francis, 48, of Pepperell, died Saturday, February 9, 2013. Visiting Hrs. 5 - 8 PM Thursday, February 14, 2013 at Hamilton-McGaffigan Funeral Home, 37 Main St. (Rte113) Pepperell. Funeral Services Friday 11AM February 15, 2013 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 www.mcgaffiganfuneral.com