Kathleen Phyllis Francis

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Kathleen Phyllis Francis

July 03, 2018

Danvers, MA - Kathleen Phyllis Francis died peacefully on Tuesday, July 3, 2018, at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers, Mass.
Born in Lynn, Mass., 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 goddaughter. Preceded in death by her husband and her son Donald W. Francis Jr.
A funeral service will be celebrated on Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the Brooksby Village Chapel, 100 Brooksby Village Dr., Rt 114, Peabody, MA. 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. Assisting the family is the Mackey Funeral Home, Middleton, MA. Condolences can be left at www.mackeyfuneralhome.com.
Published on July 11, 2018
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