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Francis Maynard Purcell

1932-2015

Francis Maynard Purcell

PURCELL-At OHSC, Sudbury, ON., May 5, 2015, Francis Maynard Purcell of St. Stephen, NB.

Husband of Jeanne (Lasson) Purcell and son of the late James Maynard and Winnie Nevers (Shaw) Purcell.

Survived by his wife Jeanne, one son, Stephan K. (Susan) of Mead, Colorado, one daughter, Kalei T. Purcell of Phoenix, Arizona, four grandchildren; Jennifer Anne Price, Michele Frances Purcell, Stephen James Purcell and Sebastian Cole Deobler, four great grandchildren; Clayton James Anderson, Abigail Marie Price, Austin Michael Purcell, Gannon Eugene Price, six nephews; David Purcell, Richard Purcell, Gerald Purcell, Paul Purcell, Brett Purcell, Adam Purcell, one niece, Aaron Naccarato, two uncles; Cecil B. Shaw and Monte Shaw.

Maynard was the last surviving member of his immediate family.

He was predeceased by two younger brothers; James William Purcell and Gerald Leo Purcell.

He returned to St Stephen in 1989 after 35 years in the hospitality industry for Holiday Inn in the Tampa Bay, Florida area. He worked at Community Colleges in NB. as a Hospitality Coordinator. He also taught mentally challenged children at Catholic Schools in Montreal QC. and Simonds Regional High School in Saint John, NB.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church, 31 Calais Avenue, Calais, Maine on May 15, 2015 at 10 AM (US) 11 AM.(CDN).

Visiting hours will be held at The S. O. Mehan & Son Funeral Home Ltd., 23 Main Street, St Stephen, NB on Thursday, May 14, 2015 from 7-9 PM.

For those who wish, remembrances to charity of one's choice would be appreciated by the family. Funeral arrangements in care of The S. O. Mehan & Son Funeral Home Ltd., 23 Main Street, St Stephen, NB.