Michael Francis “Frank”
April 12, 1931 – March 29, 2007
Passed away at St. Joseph’s Hospital, surrounded by family, after a brief struggle with cancer. He was predeceased by his parents, two sisters, Freda and Tina, son James Francis and granddaughter Breanna Mary. Frank is survived and will be greatly missed by Mary his loving wife of 51 years; his sons: Michael (Melissa) and Paul (Cheryl); his daughters: Noreen and Sheila; grandchildren: Paula, Rory, Megan, Katie, Samuel, Adam, Lily and Grace; his brother Fred (Trish); sister Ursula and nieces and nephews: Trenna, Caitlen, Anthony, Leslie, Ciaran, Aiden and Patrick (Ireland). Frank was a member of the Knights of Columbus and an Associate Member of The Sisters of St. Joseph’s. He retired as chief engineer of St. Joseph’s Hospital. Frank was “Mr. Fix-it” and a keen bird watcher. Thanks to the Homecare Nurses – women with a true calling to care giving and to the Emergency and Third Floor staff. Thanks also to Dr. Moise and Comox Medical staff. Flowers gratefully declined. If friends so wish, donations in Frank’s ,memory made to St. Joseph’s Hospital Foundation, 2137 Comox Ave., Comox, B.C. V9M 1P2 would be appreciated. A Mass of Christian Burial and Celebration of Life was celebrated at Christ the King Parish. Arrangements were entrusted to COMOX VALLEY FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORIUM, COURTENAY.