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September 15, 1930 – March 29, 2019
Passed peacefully away, Peter A. Francis, on Friday March 29, 2019 at Brookfield Hospital in New-Wes-Valley, NL at the the age of 88 years.
Peter was born on September 15,1930 in Clarkes Head and lived there all his life. Peter never married or had children of his own but again he gain a family with Gwynn and Jackie Gillingham and their 2 daughters, Shawna and Bekki.
Peter was predeceased by his parents Elijor and Jessie Francis; his brothers: Harold, Leonard, Dominic; sisters: Jeniva, Mary, Beatrice, and a close family friend and caregiver, Jackie Gillingham.
Peter leaves to mourn with wonderful memories Gwynn Gillingham (Myra) or Clarkes Head who he consider like a son. Shawna Gillingham (Perry) and Jeana of George's Point, Bekki Sceviour (Steve), Jude and Rachel of Kelligrews, Danielle Broomfield (David) of Clarkes Head and Bradly Hurley of Clarkes Head, sister Philomena Broderick of Gander; as well as a number of family and friends.
Gwynn, Myra and family would like to send special thanks to the staff at Riverview Home in Gander Bay, especially Ann Swain and also the staff at Brookfield Hospital. Your care and thoughtfulness to Peter will never be forgotten.
As per Peters wishes, cremation has taken place. A small family service will take place at Staceys Funeral Home, Gander on Sunday March 31, 2019 at 11:00 a.m., with interment to take place at a later date.
Donations in Peter's memory may be made to the Gander Bay Roman Catholic Cemetery Fund.
“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.” Matthew 11:28