Tuesday, January 23, 2018


Jane A. Francis

October 2, 1950 - July 30, 2017

Service Date:

Wednesday, August 2 from 5:00PM until 7:00PM

Obituaries » Jane A. Francis

Haverhill – Jane A. (Shugrue) Francis, 66, wife of the late Thomas M. Francis, passed away Sunday, July 30, 2017 at High Point Hospice in Haverhill with her daughter at her side.

Born in Haverhill, she was the daughter of the late Donald J. and Eleanor M. (Owens) Shugrue. Raised and educated in Haverhill, she was a graduate of Haverhill High School, Class of 1968. Upon graduation, she attended Castle Secretarial School in Windham, NH, graduating in 1971. Jane was employed for many years as a legal secretary at Finbury and Sullivan Law Office in Haverhill. She enjoyed doing all kinds of crafts, including wood burning, sewing and painting. Jane loved to travel, and spent many vacations on Cape Cod, Maine, the White Mountains of New Hampshire, New Orleans and Florida. She loved spending time with her family, especially her beloved grandchildren. She was a devoted mother and grandmother who will be sorely missed by all who knew and loved her.


Jane is survived by her daughter, Michelle M. Wilkins and her husband Michael R. of Haverhill; her sister, Joan M. Garon and her husband Paul A.; two beloved grandchildren, Janelle M. Wilkins and Jesse M. Wilkins. Jane is predeceased by her husband Thomas M. Francis, her daughter Melissa M. Francis and her sister, Jill P. Shugrue.


Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend calling hours on Wednesday, August 2 from 5:00PM until 7:00PM at the Kevin B. Comeau Funeral Home, 486 Main Street, Haverhill. Burial will be private. Please visit Comeau Funeral Home on Facebook or www.comeaufuneral.com