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John G. Francis

July 6, 1934 October 10, 2018
John G. Francis
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Obituary for John G. Francis

FRANCIS, John G. of Norwood passed away peacefully on October 10, 2018 at the age of 84. John attended Cathedral High School and Boston College before serving as a Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy and later Human Resources Manager at Analog Devices in Norwood. John will be remembered for his strong faith, passion for travel, and dedication to his family. His contagious spirit brightened many days. John’s past roles include Grand Knight of Norwood Council 252, President Neponset Valley Chamber of Commerce, and active member of St. Catherine’s Church. Left to honor and love him is his beloved wife of over 60 years, Barbara T. (Whelton), and children Donna (Kevin) MacLean of Norwood; Carolyn (Mark) Latham of St. John’s, FL; Jack (Michele) Francis of Fleming Island, FL; and son-in-law, Robert Gorgone, of Franconia, NH. Cherishced Grandfather of Katelyn (Dan), Lindsay (Anthony), Scott, Dan, Jennifer, Andrew, John, Krista, and KC. Great-Grandfather of Theo, Tucker, and Sawyer. He is also survived by many brothers and sisters, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. John was preceded in death by his daughter, Kathleen Gorgone. Funeral from the Kraw-Kornack Funeral Home 1248 Washington St. Norwood Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018 at 9am followed by a funeral mass at 11am at St. Catherine of Siena Church Norwood. Visiting hours will be held on Saturday morning only from 9am-10:30am. Burial will be at Highland Cemetery Norwood. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to the Norwood Knights of Columbus 572 Nichols St. Norwood, MA 02062 or to the Norwood Parents Music Association PO Box 454 Norwood, MA 02062.


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Visitation

Saturday

13

Oct

9:00 AM 10/13/2018 9:00:00 AM - 10:30 AM 10/13/2018 10:30:00 AM
Kraw-Kornack Funeral Home

1248 Washington St
Norwood, MA 02062

Kraw-Kornack Funeral Home
1248 Washington St Norwood 02062 MA
United States

funeral mass

Saturday

13

Oct

11:00 AM 10/13/2018 11:00:00 AM - 11:55 AM 10/13/2018 11:55:00 AM
St. Catherine of Siena Church

547 Washington Street
Norwood, MA 02062

St. Catherine of Siena Church
547 Washington Street Norwood 02062 MA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Highland Cemetery 320 Winter St. Norwood Final Resting Place

Highland Cemetery 320 Winter St. Norwood, MA. 02062

Highland Cemetery 320 Winter St. Norwood, MA. 02062
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