“Do you know how fine you are to me!”
I felt your last heartbeat… I breathed in your last breath. It is with pride and acceptance that I, Karen Francis, his wife and lifelong partner, regret to announce the final journey of my “Hunk of burning love”.
Surrounded by his loving family at Sault Area Hospital on Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015, at the age of 63. Lovingly remembered by his children Kathy (Jason) Avery, Joey (Trina) and Kelly (Kenny). Adored Pappa of Mychael-Anne, Nolan, Mary, Jack, Annie, Grace, Gabriel and Gavin. Brother of Bev Gaetano, Cindy Matthews and Tammy Francis (Rick Folz). Predeceased by his siblings Billy, Chery Mattila, Randy and Jimmy. Brother in law of Lynne, Brenda (Frank), Carol (Barry), Billy (Louise), Cathy (Kenny), Beverly (Willy) and the late Bobby.
Family and Friends will be received at O’Sullivan Funeral Home and Cremation Centre (Corner of Cathcart and St. James St.) on Monday, September 28, 2015, from 6PM-8PM.
Donations in Ricky’s memory to ARCH would be appreciated by the family.
In lieu of the planned benefit, a celebration of life will now be taking its place on Saturday, October 3, 2015 starting at 5:30PM at The Moose Lodge (543 Trunk Rd.)
Arrangements entrusted to O’Sullivan Funeral Home and Cremation Centre, 215 St. James St, 705-759-8456. Messages of Sympathy, Condolences and flower orders are available on-line at www.osullivanfuneralhome.com .