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60 Roe Ave
P.O. Box 539
Gander, NL A1V 2E1
Phone: 709-256-8585 or 1-888-256-8585
Fax: 709-256-7606
Derick Francis

Derick S. Francis

Saturday, May 27th, 1950 - Thursday, October 22nd, 2020
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Derick Simon
May 27th ,1950 - October 22nd ,2020

Passed peacefully away in his home on October 22 2020 with his family by his side. Derek Simon Francis, was born on May 27, 1950 to Gordon and Emmie Francis. Derek married the love of his life, Barbra on Dec 18, 1976 and they lived and raised their family in Clarkes Head, Gander Bay. Derek had a passion for the outdoors and was lucky enough to be able to work as a guide on the Gander River for the majority of his life.
Derek was dearly loved and respected by all. His gentle, loving spirit will live on in the hearts of everyone who knew him. His bravery will never be forgotten.

Predeceased by his parents Gordon and Emmie Francis, brothers Barry and Carl, sister Verley Aubrey

Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are his wife Barbra (nee Wheaton), his daughter Vicki, his son Gregory (Rhonda), four grandchildren, Lily, Piper, Lincoln and Colton, brother Calvin (Ann), sisters Doreen and Josephine (Robert) along with a large circle of family and friends.

Funeral services will be held at Holy Trinity Anglican Church in Wings Point, Gander Bay on Oct 25th @ 2:00 pm.
In lieu on flowers, please donate to the ALS society.

Funeral arrangement entrusted to Stacey's Funeral Home ,Gander/ Carmanville to leave a message of condolences please visit us at www.staceysfuneralhome .ca
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    Sunday, October 25th, 2020 |
    Sunday, October 25th, 2020
    Anglican Church, Clarke's Head
    Clarke's Head
    Clarke's Head, NL
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    Due to Covid-19 funeral service will be to Invitation Only.
    Rev. Gerald Giles


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Cynthia Perry

Posted at 03:12pm
Barb, Norm and i are so sorry to hear of Derek's passing and send our deepest condolences to you and your family.


Posted at 01:39pm
Very sorry to hear about the passing of Derick.
Derick was my guide for many of the trips I had on the Gander river with Pyramid Construction. I always enjoyed our conversations.

Doug and Ann Symonds

Linda Rysb

Posted at 07:54am
Barb and family, my sincere, heartfelt condolences. May you find peace and comfort as you and your family share and reflect upon the many memories of a wonderful man.

Linda Ryan Posted at 07:57am

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Lindsay and Jami

Posted at 10:21pm
Wish we could be there with you today as you say goodbye to such a wonderful man. We remember him today and everyday. We have you all in our hearts.
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Cynthia (Leyte) Kelly

Posted at 09:41pm
Barb and the Francis family, My deepest condolences to you all. May the love and support that surrounds you today help carry you through the days ahead.

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