FRANCIS – Steven J., 66, of Moose Harbour, Queens County, passed away at home on Sunday, September 14, 2014 surrounded by his family.
Born in Milton, he was a son of the late Peter and Alma (Conrad) Francis.
Steven worked in the woods as a logging contractor for Bowater Mersey Paper Company. He was a member of the Cattlemen’s Association and enjoyed hunting and fishing. Although not trained as a butcher, Steve prepared cuts of meat for family and friends from moose, deer and caribou to pigs, chickens and beef.
He is survived by his wife Doris (Hatt), his daughters Lindsey, at home, Stephanie (David) Oickle of Simpson’s Corner, Wanda (Earl) Westhaver of Milton, his son Joshua at home, six grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren, his sisters Helena Keans (Walter Bond) of Liverpool, Joan (Ed) Labrador of Greenfield, Angela Francis of Liverpool, Judy Boutilier of Port Medway, Marilyn (William) Bauman of ON., Debra Wentzell of Milton, his brothers Michael (Karen) of Milton and Barry (Bonnie) of Greenfield.
He was predeceased by his sister Barbara Whynot, a sister in infancy and his brother Edward.
Cremation has taken place under the direction of Chandlers’ Funeral Home, Liverpool. At Steven’s request, there will be no funeral service. No flowers by request, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Online condolences may be made to www.chandlersfuneral.com
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Janet and George Fletcher
We were sorry to hear about Steven. Our thoughts and our prayers are with your family.
Irvingand Jeanette Whynot
So Sorry for your loss
Sorry to hear of your loss, keep the memories close they will help you get through the hard times.
Darren Whynot / Lisa Tarr
Sorry to hear about Stevens passing may he R.I.P
oh Mrs.Francis i am so sorry to hear of your great loss my heart goes out to you at this my prayers are with you and family
jason and jennifer whynot
so sorry to hear of the passing of a good man , our prayers are with the family , god bless and R.I.P
Thoughts are with family and loved ones as you walk through this journey.
Shirley (Nickerson) Burris
So sorry to hear this Doris. Looking at his picture brings back a lot of good memories of times spent at your house. Please know that you will be in my thoughts and prayers in the days to come. Sincere sympathy to all of Steve’s family
Dennis & Sherri Harrington
To The Family,
So very sorry for your loss, please except our most sincere condolences.
Debbie & Maynard Carrier
From Both Of Us. With Deepest Sympathy : Our thoughts are with you during this time of SORROW, along with our wishes that the MEMORIES , of your loved one bring you PEACE, STRENGTH, and COMFORT. We will LOVE you forever STEVE. May you rest in PEACE now DEAR . You will always be in our HEARTS. Until we meet again . Thinking about the FAMILY at this time . Debbie & Maynard Carrier.
Doris and Family, I am so sorry to hear of Stevens passing. My thoughts are with you at this time of great loss.
Margo & Borden Hanley
Dear Doris and family; Our sincere sympathy goes to you and your family at this sad time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. God Bless.
Julie Oickle and Michael Francis
Michael, Eugene & I would like to express our deepest sympathies to Aunt Dorris & their children; also to the rest of the family. Michael & I may not have know Uncle Steve very well but we will think of him often.
Love always, Julie, Michael & Eugene Francis
Rick and corrina
We are both so sorry for your loss. Steve was a great and wonderful man. Will be missed.
So sorry for your loss. Steve was a great friend.
Doris and family . so sorry for your loss . my thoughts and prayers are with you . take care . Brenda Lawrence
Dear Doris and family
Thinking of you all ,so sorry for your loss.xox
Eldrige/Phyllis Whynot &Family
So sorry to hear of steve’s passing.He was always such a nice man.we will always remember him.Our condolences goes out to dorris and the rest of the family.Gone But Not Forgotten.
John And Brenda Cunningham
Sorry to hear about Steve’s passing, Steve was a very pleasant man. John knew Steve for most of his life and i only got to know him for a few years but for all the time we have known Steve we found him to be a very kind and gentle man.
From both John and I We offer our deepest sympathy , Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this sad time.
Dear Doris and family
My deepest condolences go out to you at this time. Steve was a great guy who was loved and admired by many. I can assure you that he will live on in the hearts of many.
Doris and family, So sorry for your loss…thinking of you.
Doris and Family
You are in my thoughts and prayers. So sorry to hear about Steves passing. May he RIP..
wanda and murray finigan
Our deepest condolences go to Steve’s family and friends at this time of your great loss. May you know that he was a great person and loved by his friends here in Bear River. Our prayers go out to you.
Belinda Wentzell Delong
Doris and all of Stevie,s children grandchildren brothers,sisters and their families.My thoughts and Prayers are with each and everyone of you.
Love and prayers to Doris and the whole family. As you heal and come together with hearts full of remembrance, I pray for peace and joy to embrace you.
Much love to all friends and family who had the honour of knowing a man with a heart of gold: Steve.
Love is forever and blessed are we to know love. Aho!
Sooooo sorry to hear about Steve.Thinking about you.
Sandra Smith Roy
Dear Doris and Josh,Mike and I were so saddened to hear of Steves passing,Please accept our sincere condolences…R.I.P. Steve,
Sorry to hear about Stevens passing ….to the family…my condolence…
Goodbye Brother we’ll all miss you
Charlie Christine and family
brian and kim mansfield
Sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Doris and family. My sincere sympathy on your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
David & Judy Wgynott of mersey point
Doris and family, we are sorry to hear of your loss,it was a shock to hear. Like his father Steve was always fun to chat and joke with when ever I saw him. He will be missed.
sorry for your loss.
I want to extend my sincere sympathy and condolences to the family of Steven Francis.
Your family is my thoughts and prayers as you go through this difficult time.
Sterling Belliveau, MLA
Craig and Tracey Oickle
Doris, Lindsy, Josh, Stephanie, Wanda and the Francis family,
Words are hard to find, the entire family is in our thoughts and prayers.
The creator has welcomed a very special person. Death is hard and leaves a heartache hard to heal but love keeps memories alive that no one can steal.
Steve is not gone he is waiting patiently at the end of the trail ready to paly you all a song.
Steven & Brenda Kennedy
Dear Debbie and Family,
All our love and prayers are with you at this time. All I can say is you have a very strong family and with God’s help, you will overcome this sad time and remember all the good times you have had together.
Lots of love,
Brenda ,Steven and Family xo
Walter and Sherri Miller
Doris and family,we were so sorry to hear of Steve’s passing,our condolences to all your family at this sad time.
I’m so sorry to read that you have lost your husband. My sincere sympathy to you and your family. May God comfort and keep you in your time of sorrow.
David Whynott of mersey point
Doris and family, I am sorry to hear of your loss. Steve was a very pleasant guy just like his father.he will be missed by many people.
Our thoughts are with you and your family.
Doris and family,
So sorry to hear of Steves’ passing. May your memories keep him close to your hearts. My thoughts are with all of you at this sad time.
Kathy and Bernie Rumbolt
Dear Doris ,
We were very sorry to read of Steve’s passing; we have many fond memories of the good ol’ days back in the late 70’s and early 80’s. Thinking of you and acknowledge how difficult this journey must have been for you as his wife and his nurse. Take care of yourself. Our sincere condolences to the entire Francis family.
Thinking of you at this difficult time.
Nellie and JoAnn
Doris and Family. Sorry for your Loss. Sincere sympathy to the family. Thinking of you all at this difficult time. Take care.
Doris and family: Please accept my most heartfelt sympathies for your loss. My thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time. May the peace that comes from the memories of love shared, comfort you now and in the days ahead.
Lloyd & Barbara Naugler
Doris & Family== Lloyd & I would like to offer our condolences on the passing of Steve ,husband & father . He was a fine man & good friend to lloyd & he will miss him . You will have your memories to keep Steve close to your hearts..He is out of his pain & in a better place. God Bless you all .
Lloyd & Barb
Billy & Maxine Joudrey
Wanda and family
Sorry for your loss , our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.
Carolyn West Tuttle
Dear Doris and Family,
I am so sorry for your loss, I have very fond memories of Steve and his singing. My thoughts are with the whole family!
Al and Jeannita Francis
Doris and Family ,Jeannita and I would like to pass along our sincere condolences on the passing of Stevie.. I grew up along with Stevie and I have many fond memories of him especially his laugh..He is now in a better place where there is no pain.May your faith give you the strength to carry on. Al and Jeannita Francis
Stan and Joan Canning
Helena & Walter
We were very saddened to hear of the loss of your brother Steven. Please accept our Deepest Condolences. Our Thoughts and Prayers are with you at this very difficult time. May he rest in peace.
Robbie & Gail Whynot
Our prayers and thoughts are with you at this very difficult time
Valerie and Donald Inness
To the Francis Family,
Our deepest sympathy at your loss.
Doris& family, I was so sad to read of your husband’s passing.My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Please accept my sincere sympathy.
alex amy croft
we are both truly sorry
So sorry ……. thinking of you
ross and darlene roy
May he rest in peace
David & Patricia Tarr
Dear Doris. We are so sorry to hear of Steve’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your families. May he R.I.P.
David & Patty Tarr
Eddie and Evie Fisher
To the family ,Sorry to hear about your loss our thoughts and prayers are with you all,
Roger & Isolde Savage
Please know that our heartfelt thoughts are with you and your family.
Mary Anne Henderson ( Joudrey)
Doris I am so sorry to hear about the passing of my cousin Steve , I will be praying for you and the family , Take care. Mary Anne
gary and sue thistle
sorry to hear of Steves passing our prayers are with you
Donald and Diane White
Doris and family,
So sorry to hear of your loss, our sincere sympathy to you all at this very sad time.