Frances Kavanagh

March 18, 1927 - August 23, 2013 

Frances Kavanagh

March 18, 1927 - August 23, 2013 

Obituary for Frances Kavanagh

KAVANAGH, Frances (nee Quigley)
Suddenly but peacefully at the Arnprior and District Memorial Hospital in the early morning hours of Friday, August 23rd, 2013 following a pleasant evening at home with her daughter, Clare; Frances Kavanagh of Arnprior at the age of 86 years. Daughter of the late John Quigley and the late Annie Atkins (both of Ireland). Beloved wife of the late Patrick Desmond Kavanagh (1978). Dearly loved mother of Patrick of Carleton Place; John (Jenn) of Sault Ste Marie; Francis (Jo-Anne) of Westlock, Alberta; Mary Stanton (Ed) of Ottawa and Clare Kavanagh of Arnprior. Predeceased by a daughter, Anne (1987). Cherished and proud grandmother of Erin, Thomas, Robert, Jhen and Bill. Lovingly remembered by John and Jenn’s extended family: Tyler and Lenny. Loved sister of Thomas (Kitty) Quigley of Solihull, England, James Quigley (late Mary) of Ballyhighland, County Wexford, Ireland and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by a brother, William “Bill” (late Ann) Quigley as well as an infant brother, Tom. Frances was proud to be Irish. A devoted catholic, she lived her faith while demonstrating many fine qualities that made her beautiful and unique: Wisdom, Practicality, Stoicism, Non-Judgemental and a pure and genuine interest in those around her and the world at large. She was blessed and most thankful to have had the opportunity to take one last trip to her beloved Ireland returning to Arnprior August 13th. Family and friends are invited to pay their respects at the Pilon Family Funeral Home and Chapel Ltd., 50 John Street North, Arnprior on Wednesday, August 28th from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and again on Thursday, August 29th from 8:45 until 9:15 a.m. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. John Chrysostom Church, Arnprior on Thursday morning at 10 o’clock. Interment Malloch Road Cemetery. In memory of Frances, a donation to the St. John Chrysostom Church Memorial Fund would be most appreciated by her family. Members of the Catholic Women’s League will assemble at the funeral home for prayers on Wednesday afternoon at 3 o’clock.

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