Francis Joseph Fay, age 95, died peacefully on September 7, 2015. Francis was born July 1, 1920, in Brockton, Massachusetts, the son of John Fay and Blanche Mandeville. In 1943, Francis married the love of his life, Pauline Frances Churchill. They were married 69 years prior to her death in 2013. They had two children – Dennis and Donna. Pauline and Francis spent many happy years in Whitman; at their cottage in Harwich; and after retirement, at a home in Punta Gorda, Florida in the winter and Harwich the remainder of the year. More recently they lived in Forestdale, MA.
Francis is survived by his son, Dennis Fay of Moraga, California; daughter, Donna Powers of Sandwich, Massachusetts; four grandchildren – Gregory, Nicholas, Daniel and Meghan; and a large number of nieces and nephews.
There will be a wake at the Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 74 Algonquin Ave, Mashpee, MA, 508-477-4025 from 9:00 to 10:30 am and a funeral Mass at Christ the King Catholic Church, 3 Job’s Fishing Rd, Mashpee, MA at 11 am, Saturday, September 12, 2015, and a private graveside service for immediate family members the following Monday.