Carol Ann (Griffin) Francis

February 16, 1973 ~ March 18, 2022 (age 49)


Carol Ann Francis

North Sydney

It is with heartfelt sadness that we announce the passing of Carol Ann Francis, beloved wife, step-mother, step-grandmother and close friend, on Friday March 18, 2022 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, after a courageous battle with cancer.

Born in Ottawa, Ontario, February 16, 1973, Carol Ann was the daughter of the late Lawrence and Ruth (Maxwell) Griffin. She was employed by Adecco Canada and was presently working for Canada Post. She enjoyed watching her favourite team the Ottawa Senators, spending time with her close friends, going for long drives in the country, she loved kids and was an avid animal lover.

Carol Ann is survived by her husband Derek Francis, step-children Dejiah Lynn, Derek and Kevin, step-grandchild Hudson, close friends Holly and Linda, also her friend and caregiver Dolly.

Besides her parents Lawrence and Ruth Griffin, she was predeceased by her mother and father-in-law Nellie and Arthur Francis

The family would like to thank the nurses and doctors with Palliative Care, the VON and the staff of the Cape Breton Cancer Centre.

By request there will be no visitation. A graveside service at Lakeside Cemetery will be held at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Arrangements have been entrusted to the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant Street, North Sydney. Online condolences may be sent to the family by leaving a message on the tribute wall of the obituary at .

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Family to do services at later date

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