Francine Jean Morgan, 40

Francine J. Morgan, age 40, of Wells, passed away at her home in Wells on Saturday, Aug. 2, 2008.

Francine was born on May 16, 1968, in Glens Falls, N.Y., the daughter of Francis Harold and Doris (Jackson) Goodspeed.

Francine had been employed at Covidien Medical Manufacturing in Argyle, N.Y. Prior to this she had been employed at Sherwood Medical for 18 years, prior to it closure. She was a member of St. Mary’s Church in Granville, N.Y., where she had been a religious education teacher.

Francine loved working with her hands, doing crafts of all kinds, especially sewing and creating wonderful blankets for her family. Her best friend Joanne Johnson was frequently at her side while they did craft projects together. She enjoyed the companionship of her three dogs. Francine was extremely devoted to her son Christian; and was very involved in his extracurricular activities. She was always ready to lend a hand for fundraising projects, chaperoning or whatever might be needed for school, hobbies or organizations which he was involved with.

Francine is survived by her mother, Doris Goodspeed, her husband Brian Morgan of Wells, Vt.; a son, Christian James Taylor of Wells; two stepchildren, Tessa B. Morgan of Matthews, N.C.; and Blue M. Morgan of Westland, Mich.; and a sister, Laurie Morehouse and her companion David Buskey. Also three nephews survive her.

A funeral service was held on Thursday, Aug. 7 at 11 a.m. at the Robert M. King Funeral Home, 23 Church St., Granville, with the Rev. Michael Flannery presiding. Burial will be in Mountainview Cemetery, West Pawlet, Vt.  Friends were invited to call on Wednesday, Aug. 6 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 959 SR 9, Mount Royal Plaza, Queensbury, N.Y. 12804 or the Granville Rescue Squad, Box 153, Granville, N.Y. 12832.




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