LYONS, Frances Genevieve (nee Cavanaugh)
Passed away peacefully in her sleep on December 31, 2020 in her 94th year in her residence in Fonthill, Ontario. Born in Prince Edward Island as one of six children, Frances was a devoted Catholic. Her family and her faith were her sustenance. Frances was predeceased by Kevin (2001), her loving husband of 48 years. She was loved deeply by her children, Gerard (Lana), Christopher (Sharon), Bernice Brown (Douglas), and Gregory (Louise), and grandchildren; Christie, Kelly (Elliot), Jessica (Tallon), Michael, and Stephen. She also leaves two great-grandchildren, Jax and Everly. She is remembered fondly by her twin sister Freda and many nieces and nephews.
Frances was quick-witted; always ready with a good-natured quip. She graduated from St. Mary’s School of Nurses in Montreal and was committed to continuous learning. She enjoyed long walks, playing golf, skiing, bridge and would practice speaking French at any opportunity. Frances was a warm-hearted, gentle spirit whose quiet tenacity and comforting presence will be missed.
Arrangements are entrusted to the GEORGE DARTE FUNERAL HOME (905) 937-4444. Funeral Mass will be held at the Cathedral of St. Catherine of Alexandria on Friday, July 23, 2021 at 10 am followed by an Inurnment at St. Mary's Port Credit Catholic Cemetery, Mississauga. Memorial donations can be made to the Canadian Arthritis society or Georgian Bay Cancer Support Centre.
Funeral Live Stream Link: Catheral of St. Catherine of Alexandria
As per the Province of Ontario Covid-19 regulations – the funeral is limited to 25% building capacity. All guests attending the funeral must wear a mask and must call the funeral home to make an appointment.