It is with great sadness and heavy hearts after a long and courageous battle with cancer that we announce the passing of Francis, formerly of PEI, at the age of 80 on Dec. 24 with his beloved wife, Eleanor of 60 years and loving family by his side. Survived by his wife Eleanor, daughter Darlene, son Andy (Jill) and precious grandchildren Felicia, Clarissa and Brandan and brother Alphonsus (Marie). Predeceased by his parents Joseph and Catherine (MacCormack), brothers Johnny (Marguerite), Andy (Anne), sisters Leona (Charlie), Gertrude (Bill), Priscilla (Wally). Sadly missed by many nieces and nephews and his dog, Molly. Will always be remembered for his kindness and generosity towards people, love of family, friends and music and his way of making people laugh. Our deepest appreciation to his nurses Joanne and Theresa and all the staff of St. Joseph’s Home Care as well as his PSW, Bailey for their extraordinary care. Cremation has taken place. Friends and family will be received at Turner Funeral Home, 53 Main St. Dundas, on Friday December 29, 2017 from 2-4pm and 7-9pm. Vigil prayers to be held at 2pm. A Funeral Mass will be held at Regina Mundi Parish, 631 Mohawk Rd. W. Hamilton, at 10:00am on Saturday December 30th, 2017. In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Joseph’s Home Care or a charity of your choice is greatly appreciated.