Frances R. "Fran" Furnell, 78, of North Smithfield, died September 3, 2021, in an automobile accident. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Eugene and Marie (Heroux) Furnell.
Fran was a 1962 graduate of Bayview Academy. She worked for Eastland Bank, and later Paramount Card. She was a member of St. Agatha's and St. Joseph's Seniors, and a member of the Meadows Tenant Association, where she served as treasurer. Fran enjoyed rides in her car, and going out to eat.
She leaves many friends, including Paul and Betty-Ann Bibeault, and their children.
Her funeral will be held Monday, September 13, 2021 with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM in Holy Trinity Church, 1409 Park Ave., Woonsocket. Fran's friends will receive guests at the church, beginning at 9:30. Burial will follow in St. John the Baptist Cemetery, Wrentham Rd., Bellingham, MA. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.
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