Dockray & Thomas Funeral Home, Canton, MA 02021
Patricia "Pat" (Hargadon) Francis

Patricia A. Francis (Hargadon), known to her family and friends as “Pat, Patty, Franny, GAPPY” age 67, of Canton passed away peacefully at home on November 18th. Born in Boston, she was raised in Dorchester and graduated from Fontbonne Academy and Aquinas Junior College. She worked for many years as a Medical Secretary for Dr. Reardon in Quincy, Harvard Health in Boston, and as a Secretary for the Boston Public Schools. She lived in Canton for over 40 years where she was an active member of St. Gerard Majella Church. She volunteered at many events at the Church including the annual Kid’s Camp and the Irish Exchange Program. She also enjoyed winning at the senior Bingo event at Church. She was also a member of the American Legion Auxiliary where she enjoyed socializing and playing cribbage. She was a very caring and generous person and often donated her sick time to fellow employees of the Boston Public Schools who had hardships. Pat loved children and babysat for many families over the years. She also enjoyed baking for friends and family and spending time at the beach, especially in the late afternoon. She was always thoughtful of others and willing to lend a helping hand. She will be missed by many family members, friends, and neighbors.
She was the beloved daughter of the late Ann (Cassarino) and Lawrence Hargadon. Mother of Matthew M. Francis of Marshfield. Sister of Ann Marie Lawrence of Plainville, Veronica Hargadon and her husband Otto Pozzo of Maui, HI and Lawrence Hargadon, Jr. of Saint Petersberg, FL. Aunt and Godmother of Allyson Lawrence Lang and her husband Nic of Lyman, ME and Dennis Lawrence of Framingham. Great-Aunt "GAPPY" of Adyn Lawrence. Godmother of Alexis Lovett of Navarre, FL and close friend of the Gundersen and Mahan families
Visiting hours at the Dockray & Thomas Funeral Home 455 Washington St. Canton Friday 4-8 pm. Funeral Mass at St. Gerard Majella Church, Canton Saturday morning at 10am. Burial private. Donations may be made in Pat’s memory to “Our Neighbor’s in Need” c/o St. Gerard Majella Church, Canton 1860 Washington St. Canton, MA 02021.
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Dockray & Thomas Funeral Home
455 Washington St.
Canton, MA USA 02021