Obituary for Peter Joseph Francis Sr.
It is with heavy hearts that we the family have to announce the death of Peter Joseph Francis Sr., 72 – of Potlotek that occurred at his home in Potlotek on December 22, 2017. Born in Sydney, he was the son of the late Alexander Joe and Mary Agnes (Marshall) Marshall. Peter attended the Shubenacadie Indian Residential School as a young boy. He served as a fire fighter for the Potlotek Volunteer Fire Department and loved watching his favorite baseball team the Toronto Blue Jays and was an avid goalie when playing hockey. He drove the school bus in Potlotek and was a janitor also at the school. He also worked in Boston, Mass. He is survived by Charmaine Greencorn (Kelly), Sydney, who he considered as his daughter; daughters, Cynthia Francis (Quentin), Potlotek, Tabitha Francis (Eugene Jr.), Elsipogtog First Nation, NB; son, Peter Jr., Potlotek; grandchildren, Maurice (Makaela), Tyler, Summer Dawn, Tenisha, Taya, Cassidy, Jonathan Peter, Cameron; great grandchildren, Sophie, Joe Mike, Jacksen, Greysen, Alexander; brother , Charles, N.B.; sisters, Lillian, Cathy, Marlyn (Allison), Rosie (Byron Johnson), all of Potlotek, Marian, Shubenacadie, Katrina and Hazel (Ryan Goo-goo) both of Eskasoni ; God children, Darrell, Laura, Lori, Gail, Mary, Charmony, Kenneth and George; Peter will also be missed by several nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews and great-great nieces and nephews. Besides his parents he was predeceased by his son, Alexander Walter Francis; paternal grandparents, Eliza and Peter Francis; maternal grandparents, Mary Agnes Nicholas and Alexander Joe; God parents, Ben Johnson and Charlotte Isaac; Godson, Edwin Marshall; brothers, George, Russell; sister, Margaret Nicholas. Visitation will be held in Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha Chapel on Hwy. #4 in Potlotek from 4pm on Tuesday, December 26, 2017 until time of Funeral Mass. Funeral Mass will take place Thursday morning December 28th at 10:30am in St. Peter’s Catholic Church with Rev. Antolin Asur officiating. Burial to follow in Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Barra Head. A salité will be held in the Potlotek Community Hall. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home Ltd. in Arichat. To forward words of comfort to the family or to light a candle in memory of Peter, please visit, www.chboudreau.com
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